List of English Heritage blue plaques in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

This is a complete list of the 181 blue plaques placed by English Heritage and its predecessors in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

At inception in 1876 the scheme was originally administered by the Royal Society of Arts, being taken over by the London County Council (LCC) in 1901. The Greater London Council (GLC) took over the scheme in 1965 from its predecessor. Since the abolition of the GLC in 1986, the blue plaque scheme has been administered by English Heritage.

Subject Inscription Location Year installed Photo Open Plaques
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Sir Patrick Abercrombie]]
(1879-1957)

Pioneer of town and country planning

Flat 1, 63 Egerton Gardens
Brompton SW3 2BZ
2019 (2019) 52364


Sir George Alexander
(1858–1919)

ACTOR MANAGER lived here

57 Pont Street
Chelsea SW1X 0BD
1951 (1951) 271
Field Marshall Viscount Allenby
(1861–1936)

lived here 1928–1936

24 Wetherby Gardens
South Kensington SW5 0JR
1960 (1960) 429
Sir Edwin Arnold
(1832–1904)

Poet and Journalist, Lived and Died here

31 Bolton Gardens
South Kensington SW5 0AQ
1931 (1931) 185
Sir Frederick Ashton
(1904-1988)

Choreographer lived here 1959-1984

8 Marlborough Street
Chelsea SW3 3PS
1931 (1931) 41423
Princess Serafina Astafieva
(1876–1934)

BALLET DANCER lived and taught here 1916–1934

152 King's Road
Chelsea SW3 3NR
1968 (1968) 364
Aubrey House

Aubrey House stands on the site of Kensington Wells an early 18th century spa

Former residents include SIR EDWARD LLOYD RICHARD 1st Earl Grosvenor LADY MARY COKE diarist PETER and CLEMENTIA TAYLOR philanthropists WILLIAM CLEVERLY ALEXANDER art lover

Aubrey House, Aubrey Walk
Holland Park W8 7JJ
1960 (1960) 69



Francis Bacon
(1909-1992)

Painter lived and worked here 1961-1992

7 Reece Mews
South Kensington SW7 3HE
2017 (2017) 43972


Robert Baden-Powell
(1857–1941)

Chief Scout of the World lived here

9 Hyde Park Gate
Kensington SW7 5DG
1972 (1972) 476
Sir Douglas Bader
(1910-1982)

RAF Fighter Pilot lived here 1955–1982

5 Petersham Mews
Kensington SW7 5NR
2009 (2009) 1652
Enid Bagnold
(1889–1981)

Novelist and Playwright lived here

29 Hyde Park Gate
Kensington SW7 5DJ
1997 (1997) 655
Sir Benjamin Baker
(1840-1907)

Civil Engineer and Designer of the Forth Bridge lived here 1881-1894

3 Kensington Gate
Kensington W8 5NA
2016 (2016) 41230
John Wolfe Barry
(1836-1918)

Civil Engineer lived and died here

Delahay House, 15 Chelsea Embankment
Chelsea SW3 4LA
2019 (2019) 52949
Béla Bartók
(1881–1945)

Hungarian Composer stayed here when performing in London

7 Sydney Place
South Kensington SW7 3NL
 () 94
Samuel Beckett
(1906-1989)

Dramatist and author lived here in 1934

48 Paultons Square
Chelsea SW5 0AQ
2016 (2016) 41227 a plaque commemorating Patrick Blackett is at the same address.
Sir Max Beerbohm
(1872–1956)

ARTIST AND WRITER born here

57 Palace Gardens Terrace
Kensington W8 4RU
1969 (1969) 415
Gertrude Bell
(1868–1926)

Traveller, archaeologist and diplomat lived here

95 Sloane Street
Chelsea SW1X 9PQ
2019 (2019) 52834 [1]
Hilaire Belloc
(1870–1953)

Poet, essayist and historian lived here 1900–1905

104 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea SW10 0DQ
1973 (1973) 462
Arnold Bennett
(1867–1931)

Novelist lived here

75 Cadogan Square
Chelsea SW1X 0DY
1958 (1958) 55
E. F. Benson
(1867-1940)

Writer lived here

25 Brompton Square
Knightsbridge SW3 2AD
1994 (1994) 103
Aneurin 'Nye' Bevan and Jennie Lee
(1897–1960) (1904–1988)

Politicians lived here 1944–1954

23 Cliveden Place
Belgravia SW1W 8HD
2015 (2015) 40455


Sir William Beveridge
(1879-1963 )

Architect of the Welfare State lived here 1914-1921

27 Bedford Gardens
Campden Hill W8 7EF
2018 (2018) 50780





Patrick Blackett
(1897-1974)

Physicist and Scientific Advisor lived here 1953-1969

48 Paultons Square
Chelsea SW5 0AQ
2016 (2016) 41228 a plaque commemorating Samuel Beckett is at the same address.
Dorothy Bland
(1762-1816)

Dorothy Bland (Mrs JORDAN) Actress lived here

30 Cadogan Place
Chelsea SW1X 9RX
1975 (1975) 4364
Charles Booth
(1840–1916)

PIONEER IN SOCIAL RESEARCH lived here

6 Grenville Place
South Kensington SW7 4RW
1951 (1951) 514
George Borrow
(1803–1881)

Author Lived Here

22 Hereford Square
South Kensington SW7 4TS
1911 (1911) 17
Bill Brandt
(1904–1983)

Photographer lived here

4 Airlie Gardens
Campden Hill W8 7AJ
2010 (2010) 4860
Frank Bridge
(1879–1941)

Composer and Musician lived here

4 Bedford Gardens
Holland Park W8 7EB
1989 (1989) 214
Benjamin Britten O. M.
(1913–1976)

Composer lived here 1931–1933

173 Cromwell Road
South Kensington SW5 0SE
2001 (2001) 211
Hablot Knight Browne (alias "Phiz")
(1815–1882)

Illustrator of Dickens's novels lived here 1874–1880

239 Ladbroke Grove
Ladbroke Grove W10 6HG
2001 (2001) 108
Sir Marc Isambard Brunel
(1769–1849) Isambard Kingdom Brunel
(1806–1859)

civil engineers lived here

98 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea SW10 0DQ
1954 (1954) 700
Sir Edward Burne-Jones
(1883–1898)

Artist lived here 1865–1867

41 Kensington Square
South Kensington W8 5HP
1998 (1998) 247
Prebendary Wilson Carlile
(1847–1932)

Founder of the Church Army lived here

34 Sheffield Terrace
Holland Park W8 7NA
1972 (1972) 355
Howard Carter
(1874–1939)

Egyptologist and discoverer of the tomb of Tutankhamun lived here

19 Collingham Gardens
South Kensington SW5 0HL
1999 (1999) 467
Cetshwayo
(c.1832–1884)

King of the Zulus stayed here in 1882

18 Melbury Road
Holland Park W14 8LT
2006 (2006) 243
Chelsea China and Tobias Smollett
(1721–1771)

CHELSEA CHINA WAS MANUFACTURED IN A HOUSE AT THE NORTH END OF LAWRENCE STREET 1745–1784 TOBIAS SMOLLETT NOVELIST ALSO LIVED IN PART OF THE HOUSE 1750 TO 1762

16 Lawrence Street
Chelsea SW3 5NE
1950 (1950) 376
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
(1874–1936)

POET NOVELIST AND CRITIC lived here

11 Warwick Gardens
Kensington W14 8PH
1952 (1952) 365
Albert Chevalier
(1861–1923)

MUSIC HALL COMEDIAN was born here

17 St Ann's Villas
Notting Hill W11 4RT
1965 (1965) 156
Dame Agatha Christie
(1890–1976)

Detective novelist and playwright lived here 1934–1941

58 Sheffield Terrace
Holland Park W8 7NA
2001 (2001) 178
Sir Winston Churchill O. M.
(1874–1965)

Prime Minister lived and died here

28 Hyde Park Gate
Kensington SW7 5DJ
1985 (1985) 138
Muzio Clementi
(1752–1832)

COMPOSER lived here

128 Kensington Church Street
Kensington W8 4BH
1963 (1963) 631
Wells Coates
(1895-1958)

Architect and Designer lived here 1936-1956

18 Yeoman’s Row
Kensington SW3 2AH
2014 (2014) 39866
Sir Henry Cole
(1808–1882)

Campaigner and Educator First Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum lived here

33 Thurloe Square
South Kensington SW7 2SD
1991 (1991) 296
Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett
(1884–1969)

Novelist lived here 1934–1969

5 Braemar Mansions, Cornwall Gardens
Kensington SW7 4AF
1994 (1994) 31
Sir Learie Constantine
(1901–1971)

West Indian Cricketer and Statesman lived here 1949–1954

101 Lexham Gardens
Earls Court W8 6JN
2013 (2013) 30549
Sydney Monckton Copeman
(1862–1947)

Immunologist and developer of smallpox vaccine lived here

57 Redcliffe Gardens
Chelsea SW10 9JJ
1996 (1996) 142


Walter Crane
(1845–1915)

ARTIST lived here

13 Holland Street
Holland Park W8 4NA
1952 (1952) 4588
Sir Stafford Cripps
(1899–1952)

Statesman born here

32 Elm Park Gardens
Chelsea SW10 4NY
1989 (1989) 1101
Colonel R. E. B. Crompton
(1845–1940)

Electrical Engineer lived and worked here 1891–1939

48 Kensington Court
Kensington W8 5DB
2000 (2000) 2925
William Crookes
(1832–1919)

SCIENTIST lived here from 1880 until his death

7 Kensington Park Gardens
Notting Hill W11 3HB
1967 (1967) 10128
Thomas Daniell
(1749–1840)

Topographical Artist lived here

14 Earls Terrace
Kensington W8 6LP
1999 (1999) 471
Elizabeth David
(1913–1992)

Cookery Writer lived and worked here 1947-1992

24 Halsey Street
Chelsea SW3 2PT
2016 (2016) 41351
Evelyn de Morgan
(1855–1919) and William de Morgan
(1839–1917)

WILLIAM DE MORGAN CERAMIC ARTIST AND NOVELIST (1839–1917) AND HIS WIFE EVELYN DE MORGAN ARTIST (1855–1919) LIVED & DIED HERE

127 Old Church Street
Chelsea SW3 6EB
1937 (1937) 551
Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson
(1862–1932)

THIS WAS THE LONDON HOME OF G.LOWES DICKINSON Author and Humanist HE WAS BORN 1862 AND DIED 1932

11 Edwardes Square
Kensington W8 6HE
1956 (1956) 675 Erected by private subscription in 1956 and immediately incorporated by the LCC into the official scheme
Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke
(1843–1911)

Statesman and Author lived here

76 Sloane Street
Brompton SW1X 9SF
1959 (1959) 23
Austin Dobson
(1840–1911)

Poet and Essayist lived here

10 Redcliffe Street
Chelsea SW10 9DT
1959 (1959) 669
Frank Dobson
(1886–1963)

Sculptor lived here

14 Harley Gardens
Chelsea SW10 9SW
1993 (1993) 369
George Eliot
(1819–1880)

NOVELIST died here

4 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea SW3 5QZ
1949 (1949) 63
T. S. Eliot O.M.
(1888–1965)

POET lived and died here

3 Kensington Court Gardens
Kensington W8 5QE
1986 (1986) 500
Sir Luke Fildes
(1844–1927)

Artist lived here 1878–1927

Woodland House, 31 Melbury Road
Holland Park W14 8AB
1959 (1959) 338
Admiral Robert Fitzroy
(1805–1865)

Hydrographer and Meteorologist lived here

38 Onslow Square
Chelsea SW7 3NS
1981 (1981) 303


Michael Flanders
(1922-1975)
Donald Swann
(1923-1994)

Writers and performers of comic songs lived and worked in the garden studio

1 Scarsdale Villas
Kensington W8 6PT
2018 (2018) 50394



Sir Alexander Fleming
(1881–1955)

Discoverer of penicillin lived here

20a Danvers Street
Chelsea SW3 5AT
1981 (1981) 70
Ford Madox Ford
(1873–1939)

Novelist and Critic lived here

80 Campden Hill Road
Holland Park W8 7AA
1973 (1973) 341
Robert Fortune
(1812–1880)

Plant collector lived here 1857–1880

9 Gilston Road
Chelsea SW10 9SJ
1998 (1998) 715
Ugo Foscolo
(1778–1827)

Italian Poet and Patriot lived here 1817–1818

19 Edwardes Square
Kensington W8 6HE
1998 (1998) 680
Henry Watson Fowler
(1858-1933)

Grammarian and Lexicographer lived here 1900-1903

14 Paultons Square
Chelsea SW3 5AP
2016 (2016) 42098
Rosalind Franklin
(1920–1958)

Pioneer of the study of molecular structures including DNA lived here 1951–1958

Donovan Court, Drayton Gardens
Chelsea SW10 9QS
1992 (1992) 496
Sir Charles James Freake
(1814–1884)

Builder and Patron of the Arts lived here

21 Cromwell Road
South Kensington SW7 2JB
1981 (1981) 4
James Anthony Froude
(1818–1894)

HISTORIAN and MAN OF LETTERS Lived here

5 Onslow Gardens
Chelsea SW7 2JB
1934 (1934) 195
Dennis Gabor
(1900–1979)

Physicist and Inventor of Holography lived here

79 Queen's Gate
Knightsbridge SW7 5JU
2006 (2006) 536
Mrs Gaskell
(1810–1865)

Novelist Born Here

93 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea SW10 0DQ
1913 (1913) 380


Martha Gellhorn
(1908-1998)

War Correspondent and Writer lived and worked in a flat here

72 Cadogan Square
Knightsbridge SW1X 0EA
2019 (2019) 52127


Sir W. S. Gilbert
(1836–1911)

Dramatist Lived here

39 Harrington Gardens
South Kensington SW7 4JU
1929 (1929) 208
George Gissing
(1857–1903)

Novelist lived here 1882–1884

33 Oakley Gardens
Chelsea SW3 5QH
1975 (1975) 32
George Godwin
(1813–1888)

Architect, Journalist and Social Reformer lived here

24 Alexander Square
South Kensington SW3 2AU
GodwinPlaque.jpg
1969 (1969) 1095
Kenneth Grahame
(1859–1932)

Author of "THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS" lived here 1901–1908

16 Phillimore Place
Holland Park W8 7BU
1959 (1959) 9622
Percy Grainger
(1882–1961)

Australian Composer Folklorist and Pianist lived here

31 King's Road
Chelsea SW3 4RP
1988 (1988) 4736
Walter Greaves
(1846–1930)

Artist lived here 1855–1897

104 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea SW10 0DQ
1973 (1973) 2127
Hugh Carleton Greene
(1910-1987)

Journalist and Director-General of the BBC lived here 1956-1967

25 Addison Avenue
Holland Park London W11 4QS
2018 (2018) 49260


Joyce Grenfell
(1910–1979)

Entertainer and Writer lived here in flat No.8 1957–1979

34 Elm Park Gardens
Chelsea SW10 9NZ
2003 (2003) 1100
François Guizot
(1787–1874)

French Politician and historian lived here 1848–1849

21 Pelham Crescent
South Kensington SW7 2NR
2001 (2001) 1094
King Haakon VII
(1872–1957)

KING HAAKON VII 1872–1957 led the Norwegian government-in-exile here 1940–1945

10 Palace Green
Kensington W8 4QA
2005 (2005) 171 The building is the official residence of the Ambassador of Norway.[2]
Radclyffe Hall
(1880–1943)

Novelist and Poet lived here 1924–1929

7 Holland Street
Kensington W8 4LX
1992 (1992) 198
Tony Hancock
(1924–1968)

Comedian lived here 1952–1958

20 Queen's Gate Place
South Kensington SW7 5NY
2014 (2014) 30758
Joseph Aloysius Hansom
(1803–1882)

Architect, founder-editor of The Builder and inventor of the Hansom Cab lived here

27 Sumner Place
Chelsea SW7 3NT
1980 (1980) 113
Sir Edward Henry
(1850–1931)

Metropolitan Police Commissioner 1903–1918 and Pioneer of Fingerprint Identification lived here 1903–1920

19 Sheffield Terrace
Holland Park W8 7NQ
2001 (2001) 422
Philip Arnold Heseltine (a.k.a. Peter Warlock)
(1894–1930)

Composer lived here

30 Tite Street
Chelsea SW3 4JA
1984 (1984) 56
Sir Alfred Hitchcock
(1899–1980)

Film Director lived here 1926–1939

153 Cromwell Road
South Kensington SW5 0TQ
1999 (1999) 35
William Holman-Hunt O. M.
(1827–1910)

Painter Lived and died here

18 Melbury Road
Holland Park W14 8LT
1923 (1923) 243
William Henry Hudson
(1880–1943)

"THE HOUSE WHERE I WAS BORN IN THE SOUTH AMERICAN PAMPAS... W.H.HUDSON." HUDSON'S FRIENDS SOCIETY OF QUILMES, NEAR BUENOS AIRES, WHERE THE GREAT WRITER WAS BORN ON AUGUST 4TH 1841, AND WHERE HE SPENT HIS YOUTH, HAS PLACED THIS BRONZE TABLET AT 40 SAINT LUKE'S ROAD, LONDON, THE HOUSE IN WHICH HUDSON LIVED HIS LAST YEARS, AND DIED ON AUGUST 18, 1922

40 St Luke's Road
Westbourne Park W11 1DH
1938 (1938) 33149
John Ireland
(1879–1962)

Composer lived here

14 Gunter Grove
Chelsea SW10 0UN
1996 (1996) 51
Henry James
(1843–1916)

WRITER lived here 1886–1902

34 De Vere Gardens
Kensington W8 5AQ
1949 (1949) 689
Earl Jellicoe O. M.
(1859–1935)

Admiral of the Fleet EARL JELLICOE O.M. 1859–1935 lived here"

25 Draycott Place
Chelsea SW3 2SH
1975 (1975) 120
Jerome K. Jerome
(1859–1927)

Author Wrote Three Men in a Boat while living here at flat 104

91–104 Chelsea Gardens, Chelsea Bridge Road
Chelsea SW1W 8RQ
1989 (1989) 7167
Jinnah (a.k.a. Quaid i Azam)
(1876–1948)

founder of Pakistan stayed here in 1895

35 Russell Road
Holland Park W14 8HU
1955 (1955) 1289
Augustus John
(1878–1861)

This house was built for AUGUSTUS JOHN 1878–1961 Painter

28 Mallord Street
Chelsea SW3 6DU
1981 (1981) 9887
James Joyce
(1882–1941)

Author lived here in 1931

28 Campden Grove
Holland Park W8 4JQ
1994 (1994) 8679
Charles Kingsley
(1819–1875)

Writer lived here

56 Old Church Street
Chelsea SW3 5BD
1979 (1979) 540
Louis Kossuth
(1802–1894)

Hungarian Patriot stayed here

39 Chepstow Villas
Notting Hill W11 3DP
1959 (1959) 342
Edward McKnight Kauffer and Marion Dorn
(1890-1954) (1896-1964)

Designers lived here in flats 139/141

Swan Court, Chelsea Manor Street
Chelsea SW3 5RT
2015 (2015) 39683
Sir Osbert Lancaster
(1908-1986)

Cartoonist and Writer was born here

79 Elgin Crescent
Notting Hill W11 2JE
2015 (2015) 39818
Lillie Langtry
(1853–1929)

Actress lived here

21 Pont Street (now the Cadogan Hotel)
Chelsea SW1X 9SG
1980 (1980) 422
Lansdowne House

In these studios lived and worked the artists CHARLES RICKETTS 1866–1931 CHARLES SHANNON 1863–1937 GLYN PHILPOT 1863–1937 VIVIAN FORBES 1891–1937 JAMES PRYDE 1866–1941 and F.CAYLEY ROBINSON 1862–1927

Lansdowne House, 80 Lansdowne Road
Notting Hill W11 2LS
1979 (1979) 127


Sir John Lavery
(1856–1941)

Painter lived here 1899–1940

5 Cromwell Place
South Kensington SW7 2JE
1966 (1966) 621
Andrew Bonar Law
(1858–1923)

Prime Minister lived here

24 Onslow Gardens
South Kensington SW7 3AL
1958 (1958) 206
W. E. H. Lecky
(1838–1903)

Historian and Essayist lived and died here

38 Onslow Gardens
Chelsea SW7 3PY
1955 (1955) 640
Leigh Hunt
(1924–1968)

Essayist & Poet Lived Here

22 Upper Cheyne Row
Chelsea SW3 5JN
1905 (1905) 153
Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton
(1830–1896)

Painter lived and died here

Leighton House, 12 Holland Park Road
Holland Park W14 8LZ
1958 (1958) 389
Percy Wyndham Lewis
(1882–1957)

Painter and Writer lived here

61 Palace Gardens Terrace
Kensington W8 4RU
1983 (1983) 637
Jenny Lind (a.k.a. Madame Goldschmidt)
(1820–1887)

Singer Lived Here

189 Old Brompton Road
South Kensington SW5 OBA
1909 (1909) 674
Sir Norman Lockyer
(1836–1920)

Astronomer, Physicist and Founder of Nature lived here 1876–1920

16 Penywern Road
Earls Court SW5 9ST
2003 (2003) 460
David Low
(1891–1963)

Cartoonist lived here at No. 33

Melbury Court, Kensington High Street
Kensington W8 6NH
1991 (1991) 383
Stéphane Mallarmé
(1842–1898)

Poet stayed here in 1863

6 Brompton Square
Knightsbridge SW3 2AA
1959 (1959) 435
Bob Marley
(1945–1981)

Singer and Songwriter lived here in 1977

42 Oakley Street
Chelsea SW7 5HA
2019 (2019) 42920
Baron Carlo Marochetti
(1805–1867)

Sculptor lived here 1851–1867

32 Onslow Square
Kensington SW7 3NS
2010 (2010) 2734
James Clerk Maxwell
(1831–1879)

Physicist lived here

16 Palace Gardens Terrace
Kensington W8 4RP
1923 (1923) 9621
Phil May
(1864–1903)

Artist lived and worked here

20 Holland Park Road
Holland Park W14 8LZ
1982 (1982) 982
George Meredith O. M.
(1828–1909)

Poet and novelist lived here

7 Hobury Street
Chelsea SW10 0JP
1976 (1976) 10028
John Stuart Mill
(1806–1873)

Philosopher Lived Here

18 Kensington Square
South Kensington W8 5HH
1907 (1907) 2929
Sir John Everett Millais P.R.A
(1829–1896)

PAINTER Lived and died here

2 Palace Gate
Kensington W8 5NF
1926 (1926) 31138
A. A. Milne
(1882–1956)

Author lived here

13 Mallord Street
Chelsea SW3 6DT
1979 (1979) 8652
Charles Morgan
(1894–1958)

Novelist and Critic lived and died here

16 Campden Hill Square
Holland Park W8 7JY
1992 (1992) 4966
John Pierpont Morgan
(1837–1913) and Junius S. Morgan
(1813–1890)

International Bankers lived here

14 Princes Gate, Kensington Gore
Kensington SW7 1PU
2004 (2004) 4304
Sir Archibald McIndoe
(1872–1949)

Reconstructive Surgeon lived here in flat 14

Avenue Court, Draycott Avenue
Chelsea SW3 3BU
2000 (2000) 4362
Jawaharlal Nehru
(1889–1964)

First Prime Minister of India lived here in 1910 and 1912

60 Elgin Crescent
Notting Hill W11 2JJ
1989 (1989) 363
Sir Henry Newbolt
(1862–1938)

Poet lived here

29 Campden Hill Road
Holland Park W8 7DX
1994 (1994) 62
Rudolf Nureyev
(1938-1993)

Ballet Dancer lived here

27 Victoria Road
Kensington W8 5RF
2017 (2017) 43811


Sir William Orpen
(1878–1931)

Painter lived here

8 South Bolton Gardens
South Kensington SW5 0DH
1978 (1978) 611
Samuel Palmer
(1805–1881)

Artist lived here 1851–1861

6 Douro Place
Kensington W8 5PH
1972 (1972) 375
Emmeline Pankhurst
(1858–1928) and Dame Christabel Pankhurst
(1880–1958)

Campaigners for Women's Suffrage lived here

50 Clarendon Road
Notting Hill W11 3AD
2006 (2006) 582
Sylvia Pankhurst
(1882–1960)

Campaigner for Women's Rights lived here

120 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea SW10 0ES
1985 (1985) 473
Hubert Parry
(1848–1918)

MUSICIAN lived here

17 Kensington Square
Kensington W8 5HH
1949 (1949) 329
Walter Pater
(1839–1894)

Aesthete and Writer lived and worked here 1885–1893

12 Earls Terrace
Kensington W8 6LP
2004 (2004) 401
Mervyn Peake
(1911–1968)

Author and Artist lived here 1960–1968

1 Drayton Gardens
Chelsea SW10 9RL
1996 (1996) 387
Francis Place
(1771–1854)

Political Reformer lived here 1833–1851

21 Brompton Square
Knightsbridge SW3 2AD
1961 (1961) 605
Sir Nigel Playfair
(1874–1934)

Actor-Manager lived here

26 Pelham Crescent
South Kensington SW7 2NR
1965 (1965) 574
Ezra Pound
(1885–1972)

Poet lived here 1909–1914

10 Kensington Church Walk
Holland Park W8 4NB
2004 (2004) 302
Count Edward Raczynski
(1891–1993)

Polish Statesman Lived here 1967–1993

8 Lennox Gardens
Brompton SW1X 0DG
2004 (2004) 267
John Rae
(1813–1893)

Arctic Explorer lived and died here

4 Lower Addison Gardens
Holland Park W14 8BQ
2011 (2011) 7405
Dame Marie Rambert
(1888–1982)

Founder of Ballet Rambert lived here

19 Campden Hill Gardens
Holland Park W8 7AX
1997 (1997) 566
Sir William Ramsay
(1852–1916)

Chemist Discoverer of the Noble Gases lived here 1887–1902

12 Arundel Gardens
Notting Hill W11 2LA
2011 (2011) 5858
Sir Terence Rattigan
(1911–1977)

Playwright was born here

100 Cornwall Gardens
Kensington SW7 4BQ
2005 (2005) 229
Jean Rhys
(1890–1979)

Writer lived here in Flat 22 1936–1938

Paultons House, Paultons Square
Chelsea SW3 5DU
2012 (2012)
George Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon
(1827–1909)

Viceroy of India lived here

9 Chelsea Embankment
Chelsea SW3 4LE
1959 (1959) 83
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
(1828–1882) and Algernon Charles Swinburne
(1837–1909)

lived here

16 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea SW3 5RA
1949 (1949) 505
Sir William Rothenstein
(1872–1945)

Painter and Writer lived here 1899–1902

1 Pembroke Cottages, Edwardes Square
Kensington W8 6HE
2000 (2000) 487
Eugen Sandow
(1867–1925)

Body-Builder and Promoter of Physical Culture lived and died here

161 Holland Park Avenue
Holland Park W11 4UX
2009 (2009) 362
Sir Malcolm Sargent
(1895–1967)

Conductor lived and died in a flat in this building

Albert Hall Mansions, Kensington Gore
Kensington SW7 2AN
1992 (1992) 126
John F. Sartorius
(c.1775-c.1830)

SPORTING PAINTER lived here 1807–1812

155 Old Church Street
Chelsea SW3 6EB
1963 (1963) 43
Siegfried Sassoon
(1886–1967)

Writer lived here 1925–1932

23 Campden Hill Square
Holland Park W8 7JY
1996 (1996) 265
Robert Falcon Scott
(1811–1878)

ANTARCTIC EXPLORER lived here

56 Oakley Street
Chelsea SW3 5HB
1935 (1935) 668
Lao She
(1899–1966)

Chinese writer lived here 1925–1928

31 St James's Gardens
Notting Hill W11 4RE
2003 (2003) 57
Jean Sibelius
(1865–1957)

Composer lived here in 1909

15 Gloucester Walk
Holland Park W8 4HZ
1995 (1995) 635
Sir John Simon
(1816–1904)

Pioneer of Public Health lived here

40 Kensington Square
Kensington W8 5HP
1959 (1959) 125
Maharajah Duleep Singh
(1838–1893)

Last Ruler of Lahore lived here 1881–1886

53 Holland Park
Holland Park W11 3RS
2005 (2005) 92
Sir Charles Stanford
(1852–1924)

Musician lived here 1894–1916

56 Hornton Street
Holland Park W8 4NU
1961 (1961) 556
Howard Staunton
(1810–1874)

British World Chess Champion lived here 1871–1874

117 Lansdowne Road
Notting Hill W11 2LF
1999 (1999) 533
Philip Wilson Steer
(1860–1942)

PAINTER lived and died here

109 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea SW10 0DJ
1967 (1967) 135
Sir Leslie Stephen
(1832–1904)

Scholar and writer lived here

22 Hyde Park Gate
Kensington SW7 5DH
1960 (1960) 91
Bram Stoker
(1847–1912)

Author of Dracula lived here

18 St Leonard's Terrace
Chelsea SW3 4QG
1977 (1977) 396
Marcus Stone
(1840–1921)

Artist lived here 1877–1921

8 Melbury Road
Holland Park W14 8LN
1994 (1994) 692
John McDouall Stuart
(1815–1866)

First Explorer to cross Australia lived and died here

9 Campden Hill Square
Holland Park W8 9LB
1962 (1962) 191
Dame Ellen Terry
(1847–1928)

ACTRESS lived here

22 Barkston Gardens
Earls Court SW5 0ER
1951 (1951) 634
William Makepeace Thackeray
(1811–1863)

NOVELIST LIVED HERE

2 Palace Green
Kensington W8 4QB
1887 (1887) 527 2 Palace Green is now the Embassy of Israel, London. Photography is generally prohibited; the taking of this photograph was authorised by an on-duty police officer on the day.
William Makepeace Thackeray
(1811–1863)

Novelist Lived Here 1854–1862

36 Onslow Square
Chelsea SW7 3NS
1912 (1912) 10052
William Makepeace Thackeray
(1811–1863)

Novelist Lived Here

16 Young Street
Kensington W8 5EH
1905 (1905) 3724
Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford
(1753–1914)

Inventor and Adventurer lived here

168 Brompton Road
Knightsbridge SW3 1HW
1999 (1999) 633
Dame Sybil Thorndike
(1882–1976)

Actress lived here 1921–1932

6 Carlyle Square
Chelsea SW3 6EX
1998 (1998) 33
Sir Hamo Thornycroft
(1850–1925)

Sculptor lived here

2a Melbury Road
Holland Park W14 8LP
1957 (1957) 168


P. L. Travers
(1899–1996)

Author of Mary Poppins

50 Smith Street
Chelsea SW3 4EP
2018 (2018) 49439






Sir Herbert-Beerbohm Tree
(1853–1917)

ACTOR-MANAGER lived here

31 Rosary Gardens
South Kensington SW7 4NH
1950 (1950) 333
Samuel L. Clemens "Mark Twain"
(1852–1925)

American Writer lived here in 1896-7

23 Tedworth Square
Chelsea SW3 5DR
1910 (1910) 256
John Tweed
(1869–1933)

Sculptor lived here

108 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea SW10 0DJ
1985 (1985) 494
Evelyn Underhill
(1875–1941)

Christian philosopher and teacher Lived here 1907–1939

50 Campden Hill Square
Holland Park W8 7JR
1990 (1990) 81
Chaim Weizmann
(1874–1952)

Scientist and Statesman First President of the State of Israel lived here

67 Addison Road
Holland Park W14 8JL
1980 (1980) 340
Elisabeth Welch
(1904–2003)

Singer lived here in Flat 1

Ovington Court, Ovington Gardens, off Brompton Road
Kensington SW5 1LB
2012 (2012) 9482
James Abbott McNeill Whistler
(1834–1903)

Painter and Etcher Lived here

96 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea SW10 0DQ
1925 (1925) 203
William Wilberforce
(1759–1833)

Opponent of Slavery died here

44 Cadogan Place
Chelsea, SW1X 9RU
1961 (1961) 96
Jane Francesca, Lady Wilde "Speranza"
(1821–1901)

Poet and Essayist lived here 1887–1896

87 Oakley Street
Chelsea SW3 5NP
2000 (2000) 493
Oscar Wilde
(1854–1900)

Wit and dramatist lived here

34 Tite Street
Chelsea SW3 4JA
1954 (1954) 287

See also

References

  1. "BELL, GERTRUDE (1868-1926)". Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  2. Norwegian Ambassador's residence, Norwegian-British Chamber of Commerce website

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