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Colbeck Mews is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Baden-Powell House Baden-Powell House is a Scouting hostel and conference centre built as a tribute to Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting.. Bailey’s Hotel The Bailey’s Hotel, 140 Gloucester Road, is a historic hotel in Kensington.
Coleherne House Coleherne House once stood on the corner of Brompton Lane (later Brompton Road) and Walnut Tree Lane (now Redcliffe Gardens). Cromwell Curve The Cromwell Curve was a short section of railway line between Gloucester Road and High Street Kensington stations. Earl's Court Farm Earl’s Court Farm is pictured here as it was in 1867, before the opening of the underground station two years later. Nokes Estate Nokes Estate was an agricultural estate in the Earl’s Court area, formerly known as Wattsfield. The Bentley London The Bentley London is a luxury hotel located at 27-33 Harrington Gardens in South Kensington. Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art The Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, formerly the Webber Douglas School of Singing and Dramatic Art, was a drama school, and originally a singing school. Astwood Mews, SW7 Astwood Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Bina Gardens, SW5 Bina Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area. Bolney Gate, SW7 Bolney Gate is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Childs Place, SW5 Childs Place is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area. Cranley Mews, SW7 Cranley Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Cromwell Road, SW5 Once known as Cromwell Lane, the road was named after one of Cromwell’s sons who lived here. Farnell Mews, SW5 Farnell Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area. Gloucester Road, SW7 Gloucester Road is a main street in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Grenville Place, SW7 Grenville Place connects Cornwall Gardens and Launceston Place in the north with Cromwell Road in the south. Hesper Mews, SW5 Hesper Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area. Hogarth Road, SW5 Hogarth Road is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area. Kenway Road, SW5 Kenway Road is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area. Manson Mews, SW7 Manson Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Osten Mews, SW7 Osten Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Queens Gate, SW7 Queens Gate is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Roland Way, SW7 Roland Way is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Stanhope Gardens, SW7 Stanhope Gardens was built in the 1860s in developments following the Great Exhibition of 1851. The Boltons, SW10 The Boltons is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area. The Mansions, SW5 The Mansions is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area.
Gloucester Road: Where Rumpole of the Bailey hung his hat.Gloucester Road
- the street - runs north-south between Kensington Gardens (at which point it is known as Palace Gate) and the Old Brompton Road
at the south end. At its intersection with Cromwell Road
is Gloucester Road
tube station, close to which there are several pubs, restaurants, many hotels and St. Stephen’s Church (built in 1867 and, notably, the church warden of which was the poet T. S. Eliot).
The road is named after Maria, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh who built a house there in 1805. It was earlier called Hog Moore Lane (1612), that is ’lane through marshy ground where hogs are kept’, a name that was still used until about 1850.
is the residence (25B Froxbury Court) of the fictional barrister Horace Rumpole of John Mortimer’s Rumpole of the Bailey series of short stories.
underground station is in two parts: sub-surface platforms, opened in 1868 by the Metropolitan Railway as part of the company’s extension of the Inner Circle route from Paddington to South Kensington and to Westminster, and deep-level platforms opened in 1906 by the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway. A variety of underground and mainline services have operated over the sub-surface tracks. The deep-level platforms have remained largely unaltered. A disused sub-surface platform features periodic art installations as part of Transport for London’s Art on the Underground