Glebe Place

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Glebe Place
Glebe Place area map

Glebe Place is a street in Chelsea, London. It runs roughly north to south from King's Road to the crossroads with Upper Cheyne Row, where it becomes Cheyne Row, leading down to Cheyne Walk and the River Thames. It also has a junction with Bramerton Street.

Notable buildings[edit]

36, 37 and 38 Glebe Place, an early to mid-19th century terrace are grade II listed houses.[1]

50 Glebe Place

50 Glebe Place looks much older, but was actually built between 1985-87 for the advertiser Frank Lowe[2] and described in The London Compendium as a folly.[3]

Glebe House, with a Georgian facade, but completely rebuilt inside, contains 13 artworks commissioned from the Georgian artist Tamara Kvesitadze.[4]

West House is a Queen Anne revival house at 35 Glebe Place, built in 1868–69 by the architect Philip Webb, on behalf of the artist George Price Boyce.

Notable Residents[edit]

Several artists have had studios in the street, including Augustus John and Winifred Nicholson.[4] Others have also lived here.

No.1

No.3

No.10

No.12

No.18

No.19

No.25

No.26

No.27 Fontana Studios

No.30

No.35 West_House,_Chelsea

No.36

No.39 Key House

No.40 ,also Key House

No.49

No.52

No. 53 Glebe Studios

No.61

No.64

No.66

No.69 Turner Studios

No.70

References[edit]

  1. ^ Historic England. "36, 37 and 38 Glebe Place SW3  (Grade II) (1190838)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
  2. ^ Tim Bell; David Hopper (30 June 2015). Right Or Wrong: The Memoirs of Lord Bell. Bloomsbury USA. p. 102. ISBN 978-1-4729-0935-0.
  3. ^ Glinert, Ed. (2012) The London Compendium: A street-by-street exploration of the hidden metropolis. 2nd edition. London: Penguin Books. p. 447 ISBN 9780718192044
  4. ^ a b Hayes, Kat (6 September 2015). "The £14m Chelsea art house with a fish tank wall between dining room and loo". telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 26 March 2018.

External links[edit]

Media related to Glebe Place, Chelsea at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 51°29′8.46″N 0°10′11.59″W / 51.4856833°N 0.1698861°W / 51.4856833; -0.1698861