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Artillery Lane
Nov 26th, 2010 | | Commercial premises | 1 Comment

56 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields

Nos. 56 and 58 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields were known until 1895 as Nos. 3 and 4 Raven Row. They may have been built by Samuel Jaggard in ca.1716-1720 as a pair to replace earlier seventeenth century buildings,...

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Fitzroy Square
Nov 26th, 2010 | | Clubs and Societies | No Comments

6 Fitzroy Square, Headquarters of the Georgian Group

6 Fitzroy Square is the headquarters of The Georgian Group.  The square was designed by Robert Adam and completed by his brothers James and William. I have been a Trustee of the Group for many years and has...

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1 Greek Street
Nov 26th, 2010 | | Clubs and Societies | No Comments

1 Greek Street – The House of St Barnabas in Soho

No. 1 Greek Street is the site of St Barnabas House, which was built in 1746 as part of a speculative development and stood empty for eight years until Richard Beckford took it over (his brother William Beckford,...

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Chelsea Arts Club
Nov 26th, 2010 | | Clubs and Societies | No Comments

Chelsea Arts Club

The Chelsea Arts Club was founded on March 21st 1891 on the suggestion of Whistler and now has 1600 painters, sculptors, architects, designers, photographers and filmmakers, and 800 writers, dancers, musicians and...

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Cavalry and Guards Club
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Cavalry and Guards Club

The Cavalry & Guards Club is a gentleman's club in Piccadilly, London. It is open to officers who had served in one of the Cavalry or Guards regiments of the British Army. The present club was formed by the...

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Carlton Club
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The Carlton Club

The Carlton Club was founded in 1832 and has occupied its present premises at 69 St James's Street since 1940.1 The existing building was designed by Thomas Hopper in 1826-27 and occupied by Arthur’s Club for...

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Brooks' Club
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Brooks’ Club

Brooks's Club is one of London's most exclusive gentleman's clubs that was founded in 1764 by 27 men, including four dukes. From its inception, it was the meeting place for Whigs of the highest social order. Its...

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Boodle's
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Boodle’s Club

Boodle's is a gentleman's club that was founded in 1762. It has been at 28...

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Athenaeum
Nov 26th, 2010 | | Clubs and Societies | 2 Comments

Athenaeum

The site of the Athenaeum Club was over the western corner of Carlton House, home of the Prince Regent before his accession to the throne but demolished in 1826-27. I have carried out a great deal of work here. ...

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Albany
Nov 26th, 2010 | | Private Houses | No Comments

Albany

Albany was built between 1770-1774 by Sir William Chambers for Viscount Melbourne, as Melbourne House. It is a three-storey mansion seven bays wide, with a pair of service wings flanking a front courtyard. In...

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