Prince Consort Road, SW7

Road in/near South Kensington

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Prince Consort Road is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.



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VIEW THE SOUTH KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE SOUTH KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE SOUTH KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1830s
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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VIEW THE SOUTH KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
Outside these bounds, the 1860 map does not display.

VIEW THE SOUTH KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

South Kensington

South Kensington is a London Underground station in Kensington, west London. It is served by the District, Circle and Piccadilly Lines.

It is hard to define boundaries for South Kensington, but it is generally talking about the commercial area around the tube station. The smaller centre around Gloucester Road station can also be considered part of South Kensington, as well as the institution area around Exhibition Road, which includes such famous names as the Natural History Museum, Science Museum, Royal Albert Hall, Imperial College, Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Royal College of Music.

Large numbers of French, Spanish and Italian citizens live in the area. A significant French presence is evidenced by the location of the consulate, the Lycee Francais Charles de Gaulle - a large French secondary school opposite the Natural History Museum - and the French Institute, home to a French cinema. There are also several French bookshops in the area.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albert Memorial:   
Bailey’s Hotel:   The Bailey’s Hotel, 140 Gloucester Road, is a historic hotel in Kensington.
Bayard’s Bridge:   Bayard’s Bridge took the Uxbridge Road over the River Westbourne.
Bayswater Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Brompton:   Brompton is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Chelsea:   Chelsea is an affluent area, bounded to the south by the River Thames.
Eaton House Belgravia Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Falkner House:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Glendower Preparatory School:   Glendower Prep School is an independent preparatory school for girls aged 4 to 11.
Glendower Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Gloucester Road:   Gloucester Road: Where Rumpole of the Bailey hung his hat.
Hyde Park School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine:   Higher education institutions
Institute of Cancer Research:   Higher education institutions
Kensington Gardens:   
Kensington Park School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 13 and 20.
Lancaster Gate:   Lancaster Gate is a mid-nineteenth century development in the Bayswater district of west central London, immediately to the north of Kensington Gardens.
Long Water:   The Long Water is a recreational lake in Kensington Gardens, created in 1730 at the behest of Queen Caroline.
Lycee Francais Charles de Gaulle:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 19.
Mander Portman Woodward School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 20.
Our Lady of Victories RC Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Queen’s Gate School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 18.
Queen’s Gate School:   Queen’s Gate School is an independent day school for girls.
Royal College of Art:   Higher education institutions
Royal College of Music:   Higher education institutions
Ship Inn:   The Ship Inn (later the Swan) stood where today's Queen's Gate intersects with Old Brompton Road.
South Kensington:   South Kensington is a London Underground station in Kensington, west London. It is served by the District, Circle and Piccadilly Lines.
St James & St John Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Nicholas Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
St Philip’s School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 13. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
The Hampshire School, Chelsea:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 13.
Westminster Tutors:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 19. Admissions policy: Non-selective.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Sheep in Kensington Gardens:   It was the practice to keep sheep in the Gardens to maintain the grass.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albert Court, SW7 · Albert Hall Mansions, SW7 · Alexander Place, SW7 · Armstrong Road, SW7 · Atherstone Mews, SW7 · Ayrton Road, SW7 · Barnaby Place, SW7 · Bathurst Street, W2 · Bayswater Road, W2 · Bayswater Road, W8 · Beaufort Street, SW10 · Bina Gardens, SW5 · Bolney Gate, SW7 · Brechin Place, SW7 · Bremner Road, SW7 · Brompton Road, SW7 · Brook Mews North, W2 · Budge’s Walk, SW7 · Bury Walk, SW3 · Bute Street, SW7 · Callow Street, SW3 · Carlyle Square, SW3 · Cavaye Place, SW10 · Chapel Walk, SW10 · Chelsea Square, SW3 · Clareville Grove, SW7 · Clareville Street, SW7 · Claylands Road, SW7 · Corporate Communications Macmillan House, W2 · Cranley Gardens, SW7 · Cranley Mews, SW7 · Cranley Place, SW7 · Craven Hill Gardens, W2 · Craven Hill, W2 · Craven Terrace, W2 · Cresswell Gardens, SW10 · Cresswell Gardens, SW5 · Cresswell Place, SW10 · Cromwell Gardens, SW7 · Cromwell Place, SW7 · Cromwell Road, SW7 · Dove Mews, SW5 · Dovehouse Street, SW3 · Drayton Gardens, SW10 · Dudmaston Mews, SW3 · Eagle Place, SW7 · Edgware Road Subway, W2 · Elm Park Gardens, SW10 · Elm Park Lane, SW10 · Elm Park Road, SW3 · Elm Place, SW3 · Elms Lane, W2 · Elms Mews, W2 · Elvaston Mews, SW7 · Elvaston Place, SW7 · Ennismore Gardens Mews, SW7 · Ennismore Gardens, SW7 · Ensor Mews, SW7 · Entrance Macmillan House, W2 · Evelyn Gardens, SW7 · Exhibition Road, SW7 · Flower Walk, SW7 · Flower Walk, W2 · Foulis Terrace, SW3 · Frankland Road, SW7 · Fulham Road, SW3 · Garson House, W2 · Gilston Road, SW10 · Glendower Place, SW7 · Gloucester Arcade, SW7 · Gloucester Road, SW7 · Gore Street, SW7 · Harley Gardens, SW10 · Harrington Road, SW7 · Hereford Square, SW7 · Holly Mews, SW10 · Hollywood Mews, SW10 · Hollywood Road, SW10 · Horse Ride, E11 · Hyde Park Gardens Mews, W2 · Hyde Park Gardens, W2 · Hyde Park Gardnes, W2 · Hyde Park Gate Mews, SW7 · Hyde Park Gate, SW7 · Imperial College Road, SW7 · Jay Mews, SW7 · Kendrick Mews, SW7 · Kensington Gardens, W2 · Kensington Gardens, W8 · Kensington Gore, SW7 · Kensington Road, SW7 · Kensington West, W14 · Kimbolton Row, SW3 · Kingston House North, SW7 · Lancaster Gate, W2 · Lancaster Mews, W2 · Lancaster Terrace, W2 · Lancaster Walk, SW7 · Lancaster Walk, W2 · Lanchester Mews, SE14 · Leinster Gardens, W2 · Leinster Mews, W2 · Leinster Terrace, W2 · Mallord Street, SW3 · Manresa Road, SW3 · Manson Mews, SW7 · Manson Place, SW7 · Melton Court, SW7 · Milborne Grove, SW10 · Moncorvo Close, SW7 · Montrose Court, SW7 · Mulberry Walk, SW3 · Museum Lane, SW7 · Neville Street, SW7 · Neville Terrace, SW7 · New Ride, SW7 · Old Brompton Road, SW7 · Old Church Street, SW3 · Onslow Crescent, SW7 · Onslow Gardens, SW7 · Onslow Mews East, SW7 · Onslow Square, SW7 · Palace Gate, W8 · Pelham Court, SW3 · Pelham Crescent, SW3 · Pelham Crescent, SW7 · Pelham Place, SW7 · Pelham Street, SW3 · Pelham Street, SW7 · Petersham Mews, SW7 · Petersham Place, SW7 · Pond House, SW3 · Pond Place, SW3 · Prince Consort Road, SW7 · Princes Gardens, GU3 · Princes Gardens, SW7 · Princes Gate Mews, SW7 · Princes Gate, SW7 · Priory Walk, SW10 · Queen’s Gardens, W2 · Queen’s Gate Mews, SW7 · Queen’s Gate Terrace, SW7 · Queen’s Gate, SW7 · Queens Elm Parade, SW3 · Queens Gardens, W2 · Queens Gate Gardens, SW7 · Queens Gate Mews, SW7 · Queens Gate Place Mews, SW7 · Queens Gate Place, SW7 · Queens Gate Terrace, SW7 · Queens Gate, SW7 · Queensberry Mews West, SW7 · Queensberry Place, SW7 · Queensberry Way, SW7 · Queen’s Gate Place Mews, SW7 · Queen’s Gate, SW7 · Ramsay Mews, SW3 · Redcliffe Road, SW10 · Reece Mews, SW7 · Reston Place, SW7 · Roland Gardens, SW7 · Roland Way, SW7 · Rosary Gardens, SW7 · Rose Square, SW3 · Rotten Row, SW7 · Selwood Place, SW7 · Selwood Terrace, SW7 · Selwood Terrace; Neville Terrace, SW7 · Seymour Walk, SW10 · South Carriage Drive, SW7 · South Kensington Station Arcade, SW7 · South Kensington Underground Station, SW7 · South Parade, SW3 · South Terrace, SW7 · South Walk, SW10 · Southwell Gardens, SW7 · Stanhope Gardens, SW7 · Stanhope Mews East, SW7 · Stanhope Mews South, SW7 · Stanhope Mews West, SW7 · Stanhope Terrace, W2 · Stewarts Grove, SW3 · Sumner Place, SW7 · Sussex Square, W2 · Sydney Close, SW3 · Sydney Place, SW7 · The Arcade, SW7 · The Boltons, SW10 · Thistle Grove, SW10 · Thurloe Place Mews, SW7 · Thurloe Place, SW7 · Thurloe Square, SW7 · Thurloe Street, SW7 · Tigris House Fourth Floor, W2 · West Carriage Drive, SW7 · West Carriage Drive, W2 · Westbourne Street, W2 · Wetherby Place, SW7 ·
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Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

Cary's New And Accurate Plan of London and Westminster (1818) FREE DOWNLOAD
Cary's map provides a detailed view of London. With print date of 1 January 1818, Cary's map has 27 panels arranged in 3 rows of 9 panels, each measuring approximately 6 1/2 by 10 5/8 inches. The complete map measures 32 1/8 by 59 1/2 inches. Digitising this map has involved aligning the panels into one contiguous map.
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John Rocque Map of London (1762) FREE DOWNLOAD
John Rocque (c. 1709–1762) was a surveyor, cartographer, engraver, map-seller and the son of Huguenot émigrés. Roque is now mainly remembered for his maps of London. This map dates from the second edition produced in 1762. London and his other maps brought him an appointment as cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. His widow continued the business after his death. The map covers central London at a reduced level of detail compared with his 1745-6 map.
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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured.
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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1836) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Insets: A view of the Tower from London Bridge -- A view of London from Copenhagen Fields. Includes views of facades of 25 structures "A comparison of the principal buildings of London."
Chapman and Hall, London

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
Ordnance Survey colour map of the environs of London 1:10,560 scale
Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Outer London shown in red, City of London in yellow. Relief shown by hachures.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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