Category: WC1

Lansdowne Terrace, WC1N

Lansdowne Terrace is a street located in Bloomsbury which stretches from south to north, connecting Guilford Street to Brunswick Square.

John Street, WC1N

John Street was named for John Blagrave, carpenter to the Doughty family.

Ormond Mews, WC1N

Ormond Mews – also Ormond Yard – was made up of two extensive rows of mews and was situated just south of Great Ormond Street.

Bevin Court, WC1X

Bevin Court is a modernist housing project designed in the post-war period by the Tecton architects.

Lamb’s Conduit Street, WC1N

Lamb’s Conduit Street takes its name from Lambs Conduit – a dam across a tributary of the River Fleet.

Gordon Square, WC1H

The completion of Thomas Cubitt’s Gordon Square in 1860 marked the final development of Bloomsbury.

Doughty Street, WC1N

Doughty Street is a broad tree-lined street in the Holborn district.

Russell Square, WC1B

Russell Square was laid out from 1800 by James Burton following the demolition of Bedford House, which originally stood on the site surrounded by gardens and fields.

Cromer Street, WC1H

Cromer Street originally gave access from Gray’s Inn Road to Greenland Place and a bowling green.

Percy Circus, WC1X

Percy Circus was once referred to as “one of the most delightful bits of town planning in London”.