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Killing the chill in listed family home PHOTOGRAPHS BY EDWARD WOODMAN

Swan House is a Grade II-listed Arts & Crafts style house just off Chelsea's King's Road. The house was built, in around 1915, by Williams & Cox Architects, an architectural practice responsible for much of Chelsea's Edwardian architecture and, according to Julian Williams of Shonfield Williams Architects, 'absolutely in touch with the technical innovations of the day'. The construction is 'brilliant, but really odd . . . we found two-inch breeze blocks and really peculiar concrete ...

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