Interior of a house in Palace Gate
Interior of a house in Palace Gate
Record No
85797
Title
Interior of a house in Palace Gate
Description
Interior view of 2 Palace Gate, Kensington, showing the entrance hall and staircase. The wide marble staircase has an intricate wrought-iron balustrade and there are stair rod holders on each tread of the stairs to show that there was once a carpet runner held in place by stair rods. The hall floor is a marble geometric pattern. The doorways have elaborate architrave designs, and the door on the left has a fire door closure fitment. There are two Doric columns and dentil cornice. A fluorescent light is suspended from the ceiling and just behind it on the wall is a clock. On the wall on the right are three fixtures which are the remains of an 1800s speaking tube. A different view of the stairs is on image number 92346. In 1969 when the photo was taken, this building was the Pakistan High Commission Annexe. 2 Palace Gate is Grade II listed; listing number 1065933. It was designed in 1878 by P. C. Hardwick for the Pre-Raphaelite artist Sir John Everett Millais. It has a Blue Plaque commemorating ‘Sir John Everett Millais (1829-1896) Painter, lived and died here’. An exterior view of this building can be seen on image number 85807.
Date of execution
1969
Section
London Metropolitan Archives
Collection
LCC Photograph Library
Medium
photograph
Catalogue No
SC_PHL_01_225_69_9292
London picture map location
Exact
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