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Keeping the Ladbroke area special​

Introduction to architecture and architectural features

The best description of the architecture (and the development) of the Ladbroke area is in Volume 37 of the Survey of London on Northern Kensington, published in 1973 for the Greater London Council and avaiable online at We have also attempted to describe the architecture of individual streets in our streets pages.

What follows below is a collection of arttcles which have appeared in our newletters on individual types of architecture or architectural features.

Gothic villas

Architects’ own houses


Street furniture

Mansion blocks


Ironwork on window-sills

Porch irons