Lansdowne Mews, W11

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No. 6 (in the foreground) and No. 5 Lansdowne Mews in 2006, with Greenís Court beyond

Lansdowne Mews is a cul-de-sac in Notting Hill.

Lansdowne Mews was probably laid out in the late 1830s or early 1840s, when the houses south of it in Holland Park Avenue were erected and the section of Ladbroke Road to the north was also being developed. At first it was probably a simple alley between the two sets of gardens, and it seems to have been some time before it became built up. In 1863, according to the Ordnance Survey map, only three of the Holland Park Avenue houses had built themselves stables giving onto the mews at the bottom of their garden. Further stables were gradually added along the south side, with accommodation above. By 1935, there were six numbered dwellings (almost certainly all above stables). The north side, however, remained largely unbuilt up.

By 1871 there was one coachman living in the Mews with his family and three unoccupied premises. By 1901 five families were living in the mews, headed by grooms, stablemen or small tradesmen.

Almost nothing now remains of the old mews. The only 19th century buildings are Nos. 5 and 6, although they are virtually unrecognisable as the stables plus accommodation above that they must once have been. Both have acquired an extra floor and had a major reconfiguration of their facades. There is a flying freehold between No. 5 and No. 6, as the party wall exists at first floor only. At ground floor level there was a narrow alleyway for emergency egress in between the two mews houses, now invisible behind a door.

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Holland Park

Holland Park is a district, an underground station (and indeed a park) in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Holland Park has a reputation as an affluent and fashionable area, known for attractive large Victorian townhouses, and high-class shopping and restaurants.

The district was rural until the 19th century. Most of it was formerly the grounds of a Jacobean mansion called Holland House. In the later decades of that century the owners of the house sold off the more outlying parts of its grounds for residential development, and the district which evolved took its name from the house. It also included some small areas around the fringes which had never been part of the grounds of Holland House, notably the Phillimore Estate and the Campden Hill Square area. In the late 19th century a number of notable artists (including Frederic Leighton, P.R.A. and Val Prinsep) and art collectors lived in the area. The group were collectively known as ’The Holland Park Circle’. Holland Park was in most part very comfortably upper middle class when originally developed and in recent decades has gone further upmarket.

Of the 19th-century residential developments of the area, one of the most architecturally interesting is The Royal Crescent designed in 1839. Clearly inspired by its older namesake in Bath, it differs from the Bath crescent in that it is not a true crescent at all but two quadrant terraces each terminated by a circular bow in the Regency style which rises as a tower, a feature which would not have been found in the earlier classically inspired architecture of the 18th century which the design of the crescent seeks to emulate. The design of the Royal Crescent by the planner Robert Cantwell in two halves was dictated by the location of the newly fashionable underground sewers rather than any consideration for architectural aesthetics.

Holland Park is now one of the most expensive residential districts in London.

Holland Park station, on the Central London Railway, opened on 30 July 1900. The station building was refurbished in the 1990s.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Earl of Zetland:   A pub in the Potteries
Holland Park:   Holland Park is a district, an underground station (and indeed a park) in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Kensington (Olympia):   Kensington (Olympia) station in West London is managed and served by London Overground and also served by London Underground.
Ladbroke Square Garden:   Ladbroke Square communal garden lies in Notting Hill.
Notting Hill:   Notting Hill: A place whose fortunes have come, gone and come again...
St Johnís Hill:   St Johnís Hill is the highest point in the area.
St Johnís, Notting Hill:   St Johnís Notting Hill is a Victorian Anglican church built in 1845 in Lansdowne Crescent, Notting Hill.
The Crown:   The Crown was situated at 57 Princedale Road.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbotsbury Road, W14 · Addison Bridge Place, W14 · Addison Crescent, W14 · Addison Gardens, W14 · Addison Place, W11 · Addison Road, W14 · Anley Road, W14 · Argyll Mansions, W14 · Auriol Road, W14 · Avonmore Road, W14 · Aynhoe Road, W14 · Barons Keep, W14 · Beaconsfield Terrace Road, W14 · Beaconsfield Terrace, W14 · Berghem Mews, W14 · Blythe Mews, W14 · Blythe Road, W14 · Boyne Terrace Mews, W11 · Caithness Road, W14 · Carlton Mansions, W14 · Ceylon Road, W14 · Charecroft Way, W14 · Clarendon Cross, W11 · Clarendon Road, W11 · Clarendon Works, W11 · Dewhurst Road, W14 · Earsby Street, W14 · Elsham Road, W14 · Fairfax Place, W14 · Faroe Road, W14 · Fitzjames Avenue, W14 · Gorleston Street, W14 · Hammersmith Road, W14 · Hansard Mews, W14 · Hazlitt Mews, W14 · Hippodrome Place, W11 · Hofland Road, W14 · Holland House, W8 · Holland Park Avenue, W11 · Holland Park Gardens, W14 · Holland Park Ilchester Place, W8 · Holland Park Mews, W11 · Holland Park Road, W14 · Holland Park Road, W14 · Holland Park Terrace, W11 · Holland Park, W11 · Holland Park, W11 · Holland Park, W8 · Holland Road, W14 · Holland Villas Road, W14 · Holland Walk, W11 · Holland Walk, W8 · Ilchester Place, W14 · Kenley Walk, W11 · Kensington High Street, W14 · Kensington Park Gardens, W11 · Kenton Court, W14 · Ladbroke Road, W11 · Ladbroke Square, W11 · Ladbroke Terrace, W11 · Ladbroke Walk, W11 · Lakeside Road, W14 · Lansdowne Crescent, W11 · Lansdowne Cresent, W11 · Lansdowne Mews, W11 · Lansdowne Rise, W11 · Lansdowne Road, W11 · Lansdowne Walk, W11 · Lower Addison Gardens, W14 · Maclise Road, W14 · Masbro Road, W14 · Matheson Road, W14 · Melbury Road, W14 · Milson Road, W14 · Minford Gardens, W14 · Munden Street, W14 · Napier Place, W14 · Napier Road, W14 · Netherwood Road, W14 · Norland Place, W11 · Norland Square, W11 · North End Crescent, W14 · North End Cresent, W14 · North End Parade, W14 · Oakwood Court, W14 · Olympia Way, W14 · Pembroke Road, W8 · Penzance Place, W11 · Portland Road, W11 · Pottery Lane, W11 · Prince?s Yard, W11 · Princedale Road, W11 · Princes Place, W11 · Redan Street, W14 · Richmond Way, W14 · Rockley Road, W14 · Rosmead Road, W11 · Russell Gardens Mews, W14 · Russell Gardens, W14 · Sinclair Gardens, W14 · Sinclair Road, W14 · Somerset Square, W14 · Souldern Road, W14 · Southcombe Street, W14 · Springvale Terrace, W14 · St Johnís Mews, W11 · St Mary Abbots Terrace, W14 · St. Johns Gardens, W11 · Stable Yard Ilchester Place, W8 · Stanley Crescent, W11 · Stanley Gardens, W11 · Stanwick Road, W14 · Sterndale Road, W14 · Stonor Road, W14 · Testerton Walk, W11 · Upper Addison Gardens, W14 · Warwick Gardens, W14 · Warwick Road, W14 · Welbeck Court, W14 · Westwick Gardens, W14 · Wilby Mews, W11 · Windsor Way, W14 · Woodsford Square, W14 ·


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1930s map covering East Acton, Holland Park, Kensington, Notting Hill, Olympia, Shepherds Bush and Westbourne Park,
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Central London, north west.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

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London Underground map from 1921.
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