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Survey of London: Volume 41, Brompton

Edited by F H W Sheppard. This, the third of the Survey's four volumes devoted to Kensington, describes the southernmost part of the old parish, covering both sides of Brompton Road and then continuing westward between Old Brompton Road and Fulham Road as far as Brompton Cemetery.

Survey of London. Originally published by London County Council, London, 1983.

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Table of contents

Title Page(s)
Preface v-vi
Acknowledgments vii-viii
List of plates xi-xvi
List of figures xvii-xviii
Plan pocket
Brompton Road: Introduction 1-8
Brompton Road: South side 9-32
Brompton Road: North side 33-49
The London Oratory 50-57
The Alexander Estate 58-86
The Smith's Charity Estate: Development up to the early nineteenth century 87-91
The Smith's Charity Estate: Bonnin, Basevi, and Pelham and Egerton Crescents 91-101
The Smith's Charity Estate: Charles James Freake and Onslow Square Gardens 101-117
The Smith's Charity Estate: The effect of the Underground 117
The Smith's Charity Estate: Evelyn Gardens 117-120
The Smith's Charity Estate: Brompton Road and Egerton Gardens area 120-126
The Smith's Charity Estate: Later rebuildings 126-129
The Brompton Hospital Estate 130-143
The Ware Estate 144-148
Roland Gardens 149-155
The Day Estate in Drayton Gardens 156-161
Little Chelsea in Kensington 162-194
The Boltons and Redcliffe Square area: Introduction 195-202
The Boltons and Redcliffe Square area: The Gunter estate to 1864, the Boltons area 202-211
The Boltons and Redcliffe Square area: The Gunter estate, 1864-78 211-228
The Boltons and Redcliffe Square area: The area after 1878 228-236
The Boltons and Redcliffe Square area: Existing buildings 237-240
Stamford Bridge and the Billings area 241-245
Brompton Cemetery 246-252
Appendix: Artists, musicians and writers resident in Brompton, 1790-1870 253-254
Abbreviations used in references 255
References 255-287
Index: A - K 289-305
Index: L - Z 305-318
Frontispiece ii
Plate 1: Aerial view of Southern Kensington 1
Plate 2: Maps of Brompton Road and district 2
Plate 3: Extract from Horwood's map of 1794 showing Brompton Road area 3
Plates 4 & 5: Brompton Road, extracts from Joseph Salway's survey of 1811. 4-5
Plate 6 6
Plate 7: Brompton Road in 1902 7
Plate 8 8
Plate 9: Yeoman's Row, east side 9
Plate 10 10
Plate 11 11
Plate 12: Brompton Square. 12
Plate 13 13
Plate 14: Brompton Road 14
Plate 15: Beauchamp Place development 15
Plate 16: Ovington Square development 16
Plate 17: Ovington Square and Gardens. 17
Plate 18: Beaufort Gardens development 18
Plate 19: Brompton Road in 1959. 19
Plate 20: Goddard estate, frontage to Brompton Road 20
Plate 21: The Goddard estate 21
Plate 22 22
Plate 23: Nos. 12–16 (even) Hans Road 23
Plate 24: Brompton Road in 1980. 24
Plate 25 25
Plate 26: Harrods, Brompton Road frontage 26
Plate 27: Harrods, exteriors 27
Plate 28: Harrods, interiors in 1919. 28
Plate 29: Harrods, interiors in 1919. 29
Plate 30: Harrods, interiors 30
Plate 31: Holy Trinity Church, Brompton, exterior 31
Plate 32: Holy Trinity Church, Brompton, interiors in 1979. 32
Plate 33: The Oratory 33
Plate 34: The Oratory, interiors in 1971. 34
Plate 35: The Oratory Church, unexecuted designs 35
Plate 36: The Oratory Church, drawings by Herbert Gribble 36
Plate 37: The Oratory Church, exteriors 37
Plate 38: The Oratory Church, interiors in 1948. 38
Plate 39: The Orator, Church, interiors in 1948. 39
Plate 40: The Oratory Church, interiors 40
Plate 41: The Oratory 41
Plate 42: Brompton Road near Alexander Square in c. 1900. 42
Plate 43: The Alexander estate 43
Plate 44: Alexander Square. 44
Plate 45: Thurloe Square 45
Plate 46 46
Plate 47 47
Plate 48: South Kensington Station 48
Plate 49 49
Plate 50: Pelham Crescent 50
Plate 51: Egerton Crescent and Terrace in 1959. 51
Plate 52: Onslow Square and district 52
Plate 53: Onslow Gardens 53
Plate 54 54
Plate 55 55
Plate 56 56
Plate 57: St. Paul's Church, Onslow Square, interiors in 1974. 57
Plate 58: St. Peter's Church, Cranley Gardens, interiors 58
Plate 59: Evelyn and Cranley Gardens in 1980–1. 59
Plate 60 60
Plate 61: Mortimer House, Egerton Gardens, in 1976. 61
Plate 62: Brompton Hospital 62
Plate 63: Brompton Hospital Chapel 63
Plate 64 64
Plate 65 65
Plate 66 66