1878 – Luke Fildes House & Studio, Kensington, London

Architect: Richard Norman Shaw


A Victorian artists’ colony in this part of Kensington with artists such as G.F. Watts and Luke Fildes, for instance, living in the immediate neighbourhood for many years. Fildes lived at 31 Melbury Road (then numbered 11), from 1878 until his death in 1927. His house, designed by Richard Norman Shaw, still stands but has been converted into flats.

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