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Edwardes Square Edwardes Square

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Plaque: Edwardes Square

Inscription

Edwardes Square 1811 - 1820
Partly built by a Frenchman, falsely rumoured to be an agent of Napoleon, derived its name from William Edwardes, 2nd Lord Kensington, who then owned the land which was part of the Holland House Estate. An act of parliament was passed in 1819 for the maintenance and improvement of this late Georgian square.
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Site: Edwardes Square (1 memorial)

W8, South Edwardes Square, The Temple

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Edwardes Square

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Holland House

The house, built in 1605 for Sir Walter Cope, was originally surrounded by a ...

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Napoleon Bonaparte

Military and political leader. Born at Ajaccio, Corsica. He trained as an off...

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William Edwardes, 2nd Baron Kensington

Second Lord Kensington. He served as member of parliament for Haverfordwest f...

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Edwardes Square

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Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The borough was formed in 1965 by the merging of the separate former boroughs...

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