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The Adelphi The Adelphi

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The Adelphi
This building stands on the site of Adelphi Terrace built by the brothers Adam in 1768 - 1774. Among the occupants of the Terrace were Topham and Lady Diana Beauclerk, David Garrick, Richard Doyle Carte, Thomas Hardy & George Bernard Shaw, The London School of Economics and Political Science and the Savage Club also had their premises here.
LCC 1951

Site: The Adelphi (1 memorial)

WC2, Adelphi Terrace

The Adelphi was a large development, even in modern terms. Most of the streets were named after the Adam brothers as was the whole Terrace since Adelphi is Greek for 'brothers'.

The splendid statues adorning this frontage are by A. M. Ayres.

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Adam brothers

The four Adam brothers: John (1721-1792, born Edinburgh), Robert - the import...

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London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Founded by the four Fabians: Beatrice and Sidney Webb, Graham Wallas and Geor...

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Savage Club

A gentlemen's club, now in Whitehall Place, with its own website. Had premis...

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Lady Diana Beauclerk

Lady Diana Spencer was born in 1735, the eldest child of the third Duke of Ma...

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Topham Beauclerk

See Lady Diana Beauclerk for some information.

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London County Council

Prior to the LCC London matters were run by church parishes. The LCC was the...

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