Buildings in Palace Gate
Buildings in Palace Gate
Record No
85803
Title
Buildings in Palace Gate
Description
View of 2 Palace Gate, Kensington, with Thorney Court on the left and 4 Palace Gate on the right. 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’. A grand house with many large windows, Doric and Ionic columns, iron railings, and stone balustrades at pavement level and on the roofline. Now occupied by the Zambian High Commission; in 1969 it was the Pakistan High Commission Annexe and the insignia of a crescent moon and star can be seen above the entrance. There are three cars parked on the road; a sports car with no top at all, not even a windscreen, a Volkswagen Beetle, and a Rolls Royce. The Rolls Royce, number plate XLE 644, can also be seen on image number 85807. 4 Palace Gate is Grade II listed; listing number 1066005. It was built in 1873 by E. Salomons and J. P. Jones, and is now occupied by the Korean Consulate. Both buildings have flagpoles.
Date of execution
1969
Section
London Metropolitan Archives
Collection
LCC Photograph Library
Medium
photograph
Catalogue No
SC_PHL_01_225_69_9298
London picture map location
Exact
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