House in Cheyne Walk
House in Cheyne Walk
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House in Cheyne Walk
SC_PHL_01_064_90_205 (Collage 57246)
London Metropolitan Archives: LCC Photograph Library
Front elevation of 6 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, a Grade II* listed house built in 1718. It is constructed of fine red brick cornice-mouldings and string-courses. The brick piers and stone ball finials at pavement entrance with large front doorway with its plain overdoor, fanlight and flight of stone steps. Sir Arthur Sullivan, English composer, attended a boarding school at number 6, in 1854. The house has a plaque to commemorate Margaret Damer Dawson who was an early head of the women's Police service. The cartoonist Gerald Scarfe now lives here.
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