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Shepherd Market

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Shepherd Market was described by Arthur Bingham Walkley in 1925 as one of the oddest incongruities in London.

It is a small square in the Mayfair area of central London, developed in 1735-46 by Edward Shepherd from an open area called Brook Field, through which flowed the Tyburn and used for the annual May fair from which Mayfair gets its name. The fifteen-day fair took place on the site that is Shepherd Market today and was established by King James II in the 1680s, mainly for the purpose of cattle trading. Over the years the fair grew in popularity and size, attracting both rich and poor. Whilst Queen Anne tried to put an end to the fair, her successor George I was more approving. The gentrification of the area in the eighteenth century killed the festival off, with the building of many grand houses. A local architect and developer (Edward Shepherd), was commissioned to develop the site. It was completed in the mid 18th century, with paved alleys, a duck pond, and a two-storey market, topped with a theatre.

Shepherd Market was associated with prostitutes in the eighteenth century onwards and by the 1920s it was also a popular residential area for writers and artists, such as Anthony Powell, Michael Arlen and Sophie Fedorovitch with a village-like atmosphere.

At 9 Curzon Place that Cass Elliot (Mama Cass) of The Mamas and Papas died in July 1974, and, four years later, Keith Moon, drummer with The Who, died of an overdose in the same house. Next to Shepherd Market is Half Moon Street, where the fictional Wooster of P.G. Wodehouse's novels lived, and where in 1763 the James Boswell took lodgings and wrote his diary.


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Mortimer Street, W1W Mortimer Street is one of the streets of London in the W1W postal area.
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Mount Street, W1K Mount Street is one of the streets of London in the W1K postal area.
Moxon Street, W1U Moxon Street is one of the streets of London in the W1U postal area.
Neat House Place, SW1V Neat House Place is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Neathouse Place, SW1V Neathouse Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
New Bond Street, W1S New Bond Street is the northernmost section of what is simply known as ’Bond Street’ in general use.
New Burlington Mews, W1B New Burlington Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area.
New Burlington Place, W1S New Burlington Place is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
New Burlington Street, W1B New Burlington Street is a road in the W1B postcode area
New Burlington Street, W1S New Burlington Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
New Cavendish Street, W1 New Cavendish Street is one of the streets of London in the W1 postal area.
New Cavendish Street, W1G New Cavendish Street is one of the streets of London in the W1G postal area.
New Cavendish Street, W1W New Cavendish Street is one of the streets of London in the W1W postal area.
Ogle Street, W1W Ogle Street is one of the streets of London in the W1W postal area.
Old Bond Street, W1S Old Bond Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Old Burlington Street, W1S Old Burlington Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Old Cavendish Street, W1 Old Cavendish Street is a road in the W1 postcode area
Old Park Lane, W1J Old Park Lane is a road in the W1J postcode area
Ollin Street, E14 Ollin Street is a road in the E14 postcode area
Ossington Buildings, W1U Ossington Buildings is one of the streets of London in the W1U postal area.
Overbridge, SW11 A street within the SW1V postcode
Oxford Circus Avenue, W1F Oxford Circus Avenue exists on a lot of London maps but doesn’t exist.
Oxford Circus, W1B Oxford Circus was originally called Regent Circus.
Oxford Street, W1A This is a street in the W1A postcode area
Oxford Street, W1C Oxford Street is Europe’s busiest shopping street, with around half a million daily visitors, and as of 2012 had approximately 300 shops.
Palace Street, SW1 This is a street in the SW1 postcode area
Palace Street, SW1E Palace Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1E postal area.
Palladium House, W1B Palladium House is a grade II listed (in 1981) Art Deco office building located on the corner of Great Marlborough Street and Argyll Street.
Park Place, SW1A Park Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Park Towers, W1J Park Towers is one of the streets of London in the W1J postal area.
Pembroke Close, SW1X Pembroke Close is a road in the SW1X postcode area
Phipps Mews, SW1W Phipps Mews is a road in the SW1W postcode area
Piccadilly Arcade, SW1Y Piccadilly Arcade is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Piccadilly Arcade, W1J Piccadilly Arcade is one of the streets of London in the W1J postal area.
Piccadilly, SW1A Piccadilly is a road in the SW1A postcode area
Picton Place, W1U Picton Place is one of the streets of London in the W1U postal area.
Pitt’s Head Mews, W1J Pitt’s Head Mews is a road in the W1J postcode area
Pollen Street, W1S Pollen Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Portland Place, W1A This is a street in the W1A postcode area
Portland Place, W1B Portland Place is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area.
Princes Street, W1B Princes Street is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area.
Providence Court, W1K This is a street in the W1K postcode area
Quadrant Arcade, W1B Quadrant Arcade is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area.
Queen Anne Mews, W1G Queen Anne Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1G postal area.
Queen Anne Street, W1G Queen Anne Street is one of the streets of London in the W1G postal area.
Queen Street, W1J Queen Street is one of the streets of London in the W1J postal area.
Red Lion Yard, W1K Red Lion Yard is a road in the W1K postcode area
Reeves Mews, W1K Reeves Mews is a road in the W1K postcode area
Regent Place, W1B Regent Place is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area.
Regent Street, SW1Y Regent Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Regent Street, W1 Regent Street is one of the streets of London in the W1 postal area.
Regent Street, W1B Regent Street is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area.
Regent Street, W1J This is a street in the W1J postcode area
Rex Place, W1K Rex Place is a road in the W1K postcode area
Riding House Street, W1W Riding House Street commemorates a riding house and barracks of the First Troop of Horse Grenadier Guards.
Royal Arcade, W1S Royal Arcade is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Saint George Street, W1S Saint George Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Saint James’s Place, SW1A This is a street in the SW1A postcode area
Saint Vincent Street, W1U Saint Vincent Street is a road in the W1U postcode area
Sandgate Trading Estate, SE15 A street within the W1K postcode
Savile Row, W1S Savile Row is known worldwide for gentlemen’s tailoring.
Sedley Place, W1C Sedley Place is one of the streets of London in the W1C postal area.
Sedley Place, W1K Sedley Place is a road in the W1K postcode area
Shepherd Market, W1J Shepherd Market was developed between 1735 and 1746 by Edward Shepherd from an open area called Brook Field
Shepherd Street, W1J Shepherd Street is one of the streets of London in the W1J postal area.
Silverdale Industrial Estate, UB3 A street within the SW1W postcode
South Audley Street, W1K South Audley Street is one of the streets of London in the W1K postal area.
South Eaton Place, SW1W South Eaton Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1W postal area.
South Molton Lane, W1K South Molton Lane is one of the streets of London in the W1K postal area.
South Molton Street, W1K South Molton Street is one of the streets of London in the W1K postal area.
South Street, W1K South Street is one of the streets of London in the W1K postal area.
Spanish Place, W1U Spanish Place is one of the streets of London in the W1U postal area.
St Christophers Place, W1U St Christophers Place is one of the streets of London in the W1U postal area.
St George Street, W1S St George Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
St Georges Square, E14 St Georges Square is one of the streets of London in the E14 postal area.
St Jamess Place, SW1A St Jamess Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
St Jamess Street, SW1A St Jamess Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
St James’s Place, SW1A St James’s Place is a road in the SW1A postcode area
St. Anselm’s Place, W1K St. Anselm’s Place is a road in the W1K postcode area
Stafford Street, W1S Stafford Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Stag Place, SW1E Stag Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1E postal area.
Stanhope Gate, W1K Stanhope Gate is one of the streets of London in the W1K postal area.
Stanhope Row, W1J Stanhope Row is one of the streets of London in the W1J postal area.
Stratford Place, W1C Stratford Place is one of the streets of London in the W1C postal area.
Stratton Street, W1J Stratton Street is one of the streets of London in the W1J postal area.
Swallow Place, W1B Swallow Place is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area.
Tachbrook Mews, SW1V Tachbrook Mews is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Tenterden Street, W1S Tenterden Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Terminus Place, SW1 Terminus Place is the home of Victoria Bus Station.
Terminus Place, SW1V Terminus Place is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Terminus Place, SW1W Terminus Place is a road in the SW1W postcode area
Thayer Street, W1U Thayer Street is one of the streets of London in the W1U postal area.
The Ritz Arcade, W1J The Ritz Arcade is one of the streets of London in the W1J postal area.
The Royal Arcade, W1S The Royal Arcade is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
The Royal Mews, SW1E The Royal Mews is a road in the SW1E postcode area
The Royal Mews, SW1W The Royal Mews is a road in the SW1W postcode area
Three Kings Yard, W1K Three Kings Yard is one of the streets of London in the W1K postal area.
Three Kings’ Yard, W1K This is a street in the W1K postcode area
Tilney Street, W1K Tilney Street is a road in the W1K postcode area
Trebeck Street, W1J Trebeck Street is one of the streets of London in the W1J postal area.
Union Street, W1W The easternmost section of Riding House Street was previously known as Union Street.
Unit 23 Flotilla House Battersea Reach, SW18 A street within the SW1W postcode
Upper Belgrave Street, SW1X Upper Belgrave Street was constructed in the 1840s to connect Belgrave Square with the King’s Road.
Upper Tachbrook Street, SW1V Upper Tachbrook Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Upper Wimpole Street, W1G Upper Wimpole Street is one of the streets of London in the W1G postal area.
Vere Street, W1G Vere Street is one of the streets of London in the W1G postal area.
Victoria Arcade, SW1E Victoria Arcade is one of the streets of London in the SW1E postal area.
Victoria Arcade, SW1V Victoria Arcade is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Victoria Place, SW1W Victoria Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1W postal area.
Victoria Square, SW1W Victoria Square, a small residential square, lies on land forming part of the Grosvenor Estate to the south of the Royal Mews.
Victoria Street, SW1E Victoria Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1E postal area.
Victoria Subway, SW1X Victoria Subway is a road in the SW1X postcode area
Victoria Walk, E3 Victoria Walk is a road in the E3 postcode area
Vigo Street, W1S Vigo Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Warwick Row, SW1E Warwick Row is one of the streets of London in the SW1E postal area.
Waverton Street, W1J Waverton Street is one of the streets of London in the W1J postal area.
Weighhouse Street, W1K Weighhouse Street is one of the streets of London in the W1K postal area.
Welbeck Street, W1G Welbeck Street has historically been associated with the medical profession.
Welbeck Way, W1G Welbeck Way is one of the streets of London in the W1G postal area.
West One Shopping Centre, W1C West One Shopping Centre is one of the streets of London in the W1C postal area.
Westmoreland Street, W1G Westmoreland Street is one of the streets of London in the W1G postal area.
Weymouth Mews, W1G Weymouth Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1G postal area.
Weymouth Street, W1G Weymouth Street is one of the streets of London in the W1G postal area.
Wheatley Street, W1G Wheatley Street is one of the streets of London in the W1G postal area.
White Horse Street, W1J White Horse Street is one of the streets of London in the W1J postal area.
Wigmore Place, E17 A street within the postcode
Wigmore Place, W1U Wigmore Place is one of the streets of London in the W1U postal area.
Wigmore Street, W1U Wigmore Street is one of the streets of London in the W1U postal area.
Wilfred Street, SW1E Wilfred Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1E postal area.
Willow Walk, N1 A street within the SW1V postcode
Wilton Mews, SW1X Wilton Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW1X postal area.
Wilton Road, SW1V Wilton Road is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Wilton Street, SW1X Wilton Street was built in 1817.
Wimpole Mews, W1G Wimpole Mews is a road in the W1G postcode area
Wimpole Street, W1G Wimpole Street is one of the streets of London in the W1G postal area.
Woodstock Street, W1C Woodstock Street is one of the streets of London in the W1C postal area.


Mayfair

Mayfair (originally called The May Fair) is an area of central London, by the east edge of Hyde Park. Mayfair boasts some of the capital's most exclusive property of all types.

Mayfair is named after the annual fortnight-long May Fair that took place on the site that is Shepherd Market today. In 1764, the May Fair was banned at Shepherd Market because the well-to-do residents of the area disliked the fair's disorderliness, and it moved to Fair Field in Bow in the East End of London.

The district is now mainly commercial, with many former homes converted into offices for major corporations headquarters, embassies and also hedge funds and real estate businesses. There remains a substantial quantity of residential property as well as some exclusive shopping and London's largest concentration of luxury hotels and many restaurants. Rents are among the highest in London and the world.

The freehold of a large section of Mayfair also belongs to the Crown Estate.

The renown and prestige of Mayfair could have grown in the popular mind because it is the most expensive property on the British Monopoly set. Victor Watson, the head of Waddingtons at the time, and his secretary Marjory Phillips, chose the London place names for the British version — Ms Phillips apparently went for a walk around London to choose suitable sites.
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