TQ2679 : Kynance Place

taken 10 years ago, near to Kensington, Kensington And Chelsea, England

Kynance Place
Kynance Place
Running west from Gloucester Road, to the north of Kynance Mews, with Christ Church LinkExternal link steeple in the background.

Note the white range of buildings (7-10 Kynance Place) on the left which has widening walls to match the diverging street pattern of Kynance Place and Kynance Mews.

For a view of the white buildings from inside Kynance Mews see TQ2679 : Kynance Mews
Kynance Mews

Kynance Mews is a cobbled mews divided at Launceston Place into two parts. Both ends of Kynance Mews are entered through an arch, and the arches are listed buildings.

Kynance Mews was part of the Broadwood Estate which was developed from the 1860's onwards and originally built as stables for Cornwall Gardens by Welchman and Gale. The name "Kynance" has Cornish associations: Kynance Cove near Lizard Point.

Survey of London: Volume 42 LinkExternal link
National Heritage List: LinkExternal link LinkExternal link LinkExternal link

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TQ2679, 1696 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 22 February, 2014   (more nearby)
Sunday, 23 February, 2014
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2613 7917 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.8445N 0:11.0627W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2616 7918
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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