35, Glebe Place (1868-71; tower added 1876), Chelsea, London. Philip Speakman Webb designed this home and studio for the painter George Boyce. Cherry and Pevsner, who consider Webb's building the finest of the studios on this street and those nearby, point out that the architect's use of "red brick with white sash windows [was-] one of the earliest occurrences of this symptom of [the] Queen Anne revival. . . . The wing on the left was added by Webb in 1876 amd is mor eobviously picturesque, with two tiny tilehung gablets and a tall chimney" (576). Perspective view from right. [Click on these images to enlarge them.]

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Cherry, Bridget, and Nikolaus Pevsner. London 3: North West. “The Buildings of England.” New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2002.

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