Basic Site Details

Name: 1 Kensington Court
Town, district or village: Kensington
City or county: London
Country: England
Grid ref:
Notes: Now joined to no. 2 to make the Milestone Hotel.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Chenesiton House  
Item 2 of 2Milestone HotelYesno. 1 joined to no. 2 in 1925 to form Milestone Hotel

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hotel  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 21, Kensington CourtYes 
Item 2 of 2Kensington RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118831884  


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2John James Stevenson A18831884 
Item 2 of 2William Holmes Howie A18831884Probably involved, as assistant to John James Stevenson


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Lucena, Mrs Anne Marie 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Cherry, B and Pevsner, N1999London 3: North West (The Buildings of England) London: Penguin Booksp515

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News29 June 1883   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Holmes Howie: L v18 no1350 ('houses in Kensington')