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Knightsbridge is a main thoroughfare running along the south side of Hyde Park.

G.E. Mitton writes in ’The Fascination of Kensington’ (1902):

The derivation of this word has been much disputed. Many old writers, including Faulkner, have identified it with Kingsbridge—that is to say, the bridge over the Westbourne in the King’s high-road. The Westbourne formed the boundary of Chelsea, and flowed across the road opposite Albert Gate. The real King’s bridge, however, was not here, but further eastward over the Tyburn, and as far back as Henry I.’s reign it is referred to as Cnightebriga. Another derivation for Knightsbridge is therefore necessary. The old topographer Norden writes: "Kingsbridge, commonly called Stone bridge, near Hyde Park Corner, where I wish no true man to walk too late without good guard, as did Sir H. Knyvett, Kt., who valiantly defended himself, being assaulted, and slew the master-thief with his own hands."

This, of course, has reference to the more westerly bridge mentioned above, but it seems to have served as a suggestion to later topographers, who have founded upon it the tradition that two knights on their way to Fulham to be blessed by the Bishop of London quarrelled and fought at the Westbourne Bridge, and killed each other, and hence gave rise to the name. This story may be dismissed as entirely baseless; the real explanation is much less romantic. The word is probably connected with the Manor of Neyt, which was adjacent to Westminster, and as pronunciation rather than orthography was relied upon in early days, this seems much the most likely explanation. Lysons says: "Adjoining to Knightsbridge were two other ancient manors called Neyt and Hyde." We still have the Hyde in Hyde Park, and Neyt is thus identified with Knightsbridge.

Until the middle of the nineteenth century Knightsbridge was an outlying hamlet. People started from Hyde Park Corner in bands for mutual protection at regular intervals, and a bell was rung to warn pedestrians when the party was about to start. In 1778, when Lady Elliot, after the death of her husband, Sir Gilbert, came to Knightsbridge for fresh air, she found it as "quiet as Teviotdale." About forty years before this the Bristol mail was robbed by a man on foot near Knightsbridge. The place has also been the scene of many riots. In 1556, at the time of Wyatt’s insurrection, the rebel and his followers arrived at the hamlet at nightfall, and stayed there all night before advancing on London. 

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VIEW THE KNIGHTSBRIDGE AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE KNIGHTSBRIDGE AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE KNIGHTSBRIDGE AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE KNIGHTSBRIDGE AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE KNIGHTSBRIDGE AREA IN THE 1900s
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Knightsbridge

Knightsbridge was originally a small hamlet, between the villages of Chelsea (Chelsey), Kensington (Kensing town) and Charing. In the time of Edward I, the manor of Knightsbridge appertained to the abbey of Westminster. It was named after a crossing of the River Westbourne, which is now an underground river.

Knightsbridge is notable as an ultra-expensive residential area, and for the density of its upmarket retail outlets. Fourteen of Britain's two hundred most expensive streets are in the district.

Knightsbridge is leafy, especially considering its location at the heart of London. It is home to many of the world's richest people, and has some of the highest property prices in the world. In February 2007, the world's then most expensive apartment at One Hyde Park, sold off plan for £100,000,000, and was bought by a Qatari Prince, and another apartment at the same place in February 2009, of almost the same price was bought by an Afghani Prince.

The principal landowners in the area are the Duke of Westminster and Earl Cadogan. The two areas of aristocratic landholdings can be distinguished: red-brick Queen Anne Revival buildings are mostly to be found on the Cadogan Estates, whereas white stucco-fronted houses are mostly found on the Grosvenor Estate, built by Thomas Cubitt.

Knightsbridge station opened on 15 December 1906 by the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway (GNP&BR, now the Piccadilly Line). When opened, the platforms were accessed in the standard manner by four lifts and an emergency staircase connecting to parallel passageways and bridges to midway along the platforms. The original station building designed by Leslie Green was located on Brompton Road a short distance west of its junction with Knightsbridge and Sloane Street.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Apsley House:   There is a rumour that the 1st Duke of Wellington insisted his post to his home, Apsley House, be addressed as Number One, London. It however was not due only to ego.
Blandel Bridge:   The bridge over the Westbourne at Sloane Square was called Blandel Bridge and was later renamed Grosvenor Bridge.
Church of the Annunciation:   The Church of the Annunciation, Marble Arch, is a Church of England parish church designed by Sir Walter Tapper. It is a Grade II* listed building.
Churchill Hotel:   The Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill is a five star hotel located on Portman Square.
Eaton House Belgravia Pre-Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 8. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Francis Holland School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Francis Holland School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 18.
Garden House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Halcyon London International School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Halkin Hotel:   The Halkin (styled as The Halkin by COMO) is a 5-star hotel.
Harrods:   Harrods is an upmarket department store located in Brompton Road in Knightsbridge.
Hill House International Junior School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 13. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Holy Trinity CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Home House:   Home House is a Georgian town house at 20 Portman Square.
Hyde Park Corner:   At the other end of Park Lane from Marble Arch, Hyde Park Corner has struck terror into many a learner driver.
Inchbald School of Design:   Miscellaneous which accepts students between the ages of 18 and 99.
Knightsbridge:   Knightsbridge was originally a small hamlet, between the villages of Chelsea (Chelsey), Kensington (Kensing town) and Charing. In the time of Edward I, the manor of Knightsbridge appertained to the abbey of Westminster. It was named after a crossing of the River Westbourne, which is now an underground river.
Knightsbridge School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 13.
Marble Arch:   Marble Arch station was opened on 30 July 1900 by the Central London Railway.
Marble Arch:   Marble Arch is a 19th-century white marble faced triumphal arch.
Metropolitan Borough of Westminster:   The Metropolitan Borough of Westminster was a metropolitan borough in the County of London from 1900 to 1965.
More House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Odeon Marble Arch:   The Odeon Marble Arch (known as the Regal 1928-1945) was a cinema located opposite Marble Arch monument at the top of Park Lane, with its main entrance on Edgware Road.
Orchard Court:   Orchard Court is an apartment block off of Portman Square in London. Known in French as Le Verger, it was used during the Second World War as the London base of F section of the Special Operations Executive (SOE).
Royal Artillery Memorial:   The Royal Artillery Memorial is a stone memorial at Hyde Park Corner, dedicated to the First World War casualties of the Royal Regiment of Artillery.
Saint Thomas More Language College:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Sloane Square:   Sloane Square station was opened on 24 December 1868 by the Metropolitan District Railway when the company opened the first section of its line.
Somerset House, Park Lane:   Somerset House was an 18th-century town house on the east side of Park Lane, where it meets Oxford Street, in the Mayfair area of London. It was also known as 40 Park Lane, although a renumbering means that the site is now called 140 Park Lane.
Speakers’ Corner:   Speakers’ Corner is in the northeast corner of Hyde Park.
St Barnabas’ CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
St Georges Fields:   St George’s Fields are a former burial ground of St George’s, Hanover Square, lying between Connaught Street and Bayswater Road.
St Nicholas Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
St Paul’s Church:   St Paul’s Church is an Anglican church of the Anglo-Catholic tradition located at 32a Wilton Place.
Sussex House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 8 and 13.
The Fascination of Chelsea: The Royal Hospital:   Written by G. E. MITTON in 1902. Edited by Sir Walter Besant.
Tyburn:   Tyburn was a village of Middlesex close to the current location of Marble Arch and the southern end of Edgware Road.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Twopenny Tube:   In 1900, a pioneering underground railway began running in London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albert Gate, SW1X · Aldford Street, W1K · Anderson Street, SW3 · Ann’s Close, SW1X · Archery Close, W2 · Balderton Flats, W1K · Balderton Street, W1K · Balfour Mews, W1K · Balfour Place, W1K · Basil Mansions, SW3 · Basil Street, SW1X · Basil Street, SW3 · Beauchamp Mansions, SW3 · Beauchamp Place, SW3 · Beaufort Gardens, SW3 · Belgrave Mews North, SW1X · Belgrave Mews South, SW1X · Belgrave Mews West, SW1X · Belgrave Place, SW1X · Belgrave Square, SW1X · Berkeley Mews, W1H · Bilton Towers, W1H · Blacklands Terrace, SW3 · Bloomfield Terrace, SW1W · Bourne Street, SW1W · Bowater House West, SW1X · Bowater House, SW1X · Bradbrook House, SW1X · Bray Place, SW3 · Brompton Place, SW3 · Brompton Road, SW1X · Brompton Road, SW3 · Brompton Square, SW3 · Brown Hart Gardens, W1K · Brunswick Mews, W1H · Bryanston Street, W1C · Bryanston Street, W1H · Bryanston Street, W2 · Bunhouse Place, SW1W · Bywater Street, SW3 · Cadogan Gardens, SW3 · Cadogan Gate S.W 1, SW1X · Cadogan Lane, SW1X · Cadogan Place, SW1X · Cadogan Square, SW1X · Cadogan Street, SW3 · Carriage Drive, SE21 · Carriage Drive, SE22 · Cavalry Square, SW1W · Cavalry Square, SW3 · Chapel Street, SW1X · Charles II Place, SW3 · Cheltenham Terrace, SW3 · Chesham Close, SW1X · Chesham Mews, SW1X · Chesham Place, SW1X · Chesham Street, SW1X · Chester Row, SW1W · Cheval Place, SW7 · Clabon Mews, SW1X · Clenston Mews, W1H · Cliveden Place, SW1W · Connaught Place, W2 · Connaught Square, W2 · Connaught Street, W2 · Cottage Place, SW3 · Cottage Place, SW7 · Coulson Street, SW3 · Culford Gardens, SW3 · Culross Street, W1K · Deanery Street, W1K · Denyer Street, SW3 · Dorchester Ride, W1K · Draycott Avenue, SW3 · Draycott Place, SW3 · Draycott Terrace, SW3 · Duke of York Square, SW1W · Duke Of York Square, SW3 · Duke Street, W1U · Dukes Mews, W1U · Dunraven Street, W1K · Duplex Ride, SW1X · Eaton Close, SW1W · Eaton Gate, SW1W · Eaton Mews North, SW1X · Eaton Mews West, SW1W · Eaton Place, SW1X · Eaton Square, SW1W · Eaton Terrace, SW1W · Edwards Mews, W1U · Egerton Gardens Mews, SW3 · Egerton Gardens, SW3 · Ellis Street, SW1X · Elystan Place, SW3 · Ennismore Mews, SW7 · Ennismore Street, SW7 · Fairholt Street, SW7 · Franklins Row, SW3 · Frederic Mews, SW1X · Frederick Close, W2 · George Street, W2 · Glynde Mews, SW3 · Graham Terrace, SW1W · Granville Place, W1H · Great Cumberland Place, W1 · Great Cumberland Place, W1H · Green Street, W1K · Groom Place, SW1X · Grosvenor Cottages, SW1W · Grosvenor Crescent Mews, SW1X · Grosvenor Crescent, SW1X · Grosvenor Cresent, SW1X · Grosvenor Square, W1A · Halkin Arcade, SW1X · Halkin Street, SW1X · Halsey Street, SW3 · Hampden Gurney Street, W1H · Hampshire House, W2 · Hans Crescent, SW1X · Hans Crescent, SW3 · Hans Cresent, SW1X · Hans Place, SW1X · Hans Road, SW1X · Hans Road, SW3 · Hans Street, SW1X · Harriet Street, SW1X · Harriet Walk, SW1X · Harrods Green, HA8 · Hasker Street, SW3 · Herbert Crescent, SW1X · Holbein Mews, SW1W · Holbein Place, SW1W · Hyde Park Corner, W1J · Jefferson House, SW3 · Jones Street, W1K · Kings Road, SW1W · Kingston House North, SW7 · Kinnerton Place South, SW1X · Kinnerton Street, SW1X · Kinnerton Yard, SW1X · Knight’s Bridge, E20 · Knightsbridge Barracks, SW7 · Knightsbridge Court, SW1X · Knightsbridge Green, SW1X · Knightsbridge, SW1X · Knightsbridge, SW3 · Lancelot Place, SW7 · Lanesborough Place, SW1X · Lees Place, W1K · Lennox Gardens Mews, SW1X · Lennox Gardens, SW1X · Lincoln Street, SW3 · Little Chester Street, SW1X · Lovers’ Walk, W1K · Lower Sloane Street, SW1W · Lowndes Square, SW1X · Lowndes Street, SW1X · Lumley Street, W1C · Lumley Street, W1K · Lyall Mews West, SW1X · Lyall Mews, SW1X · Marble Arch, W1H · Markham Square, SW3 · Milner Street, SW3 · Montagu Street, W1H · Montpelier Mews, SW7 · Montpelier Square, SW7 · Montpelier Street, SW7 · Montpelier Walk, SW7 · Montrose Court, SW7 · Montrose Place, SW1X · Moore Street, SW3 · Motcomb Street, SW1X · Mozart Terrace, SW1W · New Quebec Street, W1H · New Ride, SW1X · New Ride, SW7 · North Audley Street, W1K · North Row, W1K · North Terrace, SW3 · North Terrace, SW7 · Old Barrack Yard, SW1X · Old Quebec Street, W1 · Old Quebec Street, W1H · Orchard Court, W1H · Orchard Street, W1H · Orchard Street, W1K · Ormonde Place, SW1W · Ovington Gardens, SW3 · Ovington Square, SW3 · Ovington Street, SW3 · Oxford Street, W1C · Park Close, SW1X · Park Lane, W1C · Park Lane, W1J · Park Lane, W1K · Park Mansions, SW1X · Park Steps, W2 · Park Street, W1K · Park Towers Hotel, SW1X · Park West Place, W2 · Park West, W2 · Parkside, SW1X · Passmore Street, SW1W · Pavilion Road, SW1X · Pembroke Close, SW1X · Peninsular Tower, SW7 · Picton Place, W1U · Pimilco Walk, N1 · Pimlico Road, SW1W · Policeman’s Walk, W2 · Pont St Mews, SW1X · Pont Street Mews, SW1X · Pont Street, SW1X · Portman Mews South, W1H · Portman Square, W1H · Portman Street, W1C · Portman Street, W1H · Portsea Mews, W2 · Portsea Place, W2 · Princes Gate, SW7 · Providence Court, W1K · Quebec Mews, W1H · Ranelagh Grove, SW1W · Raphael Street, SW1X · Raphael Street, SW7 · Rawlings Street, SW3 · Red Place, W1K · Reeves Mews, W1K · Relton Mews, SW7 · Rex Place, W1K · Roberts Mews, SW1X · Rosemoor Street, SW3 · Rotten Row, SW1X · Rotten Row, SW7 · Royal Avenue, SW3 · Rutland Gardens, SW7 · Rutland Gate Mews, SW7 · Rutland Gate, SW7 · Rutland Street, SW7 · Sedding Street, SW1W · Sedding Street, SW1X · Seymour Mews, W1H · Seymour Street, W1H · Seymour Street, W2 · Shepards Place, W1K · Shepherds Place, W1K · Sloane Court East, SW1W · Sloane Court East, SW3 · Sloane Court West, SW3 · Sloane Gardens, SW1W · Sloane Square House, SW1W · Sloane Square, SW1W · Sloane Street, SW1X · Sloane Terrace, SW1X · Smith Street, SW3 · South Carriage Drive, SW1X · South Carriage Drive, SW7 · South Eaton Place, SW1W · Sprimont Place, SW3 · St Barnabas Street, SW1W · St Catherine’s Mews, SW3 · St. Leonard’s Terrace, SW3 · Stackhouse Street, SW1X · Stanhope Gate, W1K · Stanhope House, W2 · Stanhope Place, W2 · Stourcliffe Street, W1H · Studio Place, SW1X · Symons Street, SW3 · The Gateways, SW3 · Trevor Place, SW7 · Trevor Square, SW3 · Trevor Square, SW7 · Trevor Street, SW7 · Tryon Street, SW3 · Upper Berkeley Street, W1H · Upper Brook Street, W1K · Upper Grosvenor Street, W1K · Walkway, SW7 · Walpole Street, SW3 · Walton Street, SW3 · Wellington Square, SW3 · West Eaton Place Mews, SW1X · West Eaton Place, SW1X · West Halkin Street, SW1X · Whittaker Street, SW1W · Wigmore Street, W1H · Wilbraham Place, SW1X · William Mews, SW1X · William Street, SW1X · Wilton Crescent, SW1X · Wilton Cresent, SW1X · Wilton Mews, SW1X · Wilton Place, SW1X · Wilton Row, SW1X · Wilton Terrace, SW1X · Wiltshire Close, SW3 · Woodfall Street, SW3 · Woods Mews, W1K ·
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Central London, north west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, north west.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

Central London, south west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, south west.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

Cruchley's New Plan of London (1848) FREE DOWNLOAD
Cruchley's New Plan of London Shewing all the new and intended improvements to the Present Time. - Cruchley's Superior Map of London, with references to upwards of 500 Streets, Squares, Public Places & C. improved to 1848: with a compendium of all Place of Public Amusements also shewing the Railways & Stations.
G. F. Cruchley

Cary's New And Accurate Plan of London and Westminster (1818) FREE DOWNLOAD
Cary's map provides a detailed view of London. With print date of 1 January 1818, Cary's map has 27 panels arranged in 3 rows of 9 panels, each measuring approximately 6 1/2 by 10 5/8 inches. The complete map measures 32 1/8 by 59 1/2 inches. Digitising this map has involved aligning the panels into one contiguous map.
John Cary

John Rocque Map of London (1762) FREE DOWNLOAD
John Rocque (c. 1709–1762) was a surveyor, cartographer, engraver, map-seller and the son of Huguenot émigrés. Roque is now mainly remembered for his maps of London. This map dates from the second edition produced in 1762. London and his other maps brought him an appointment as cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. His widow continued the business after his death. The map covers central London at a reduced level of detail compared with his 1745-6 map.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured.
Chapman and Hall, London

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1836) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Insets: A view of the Tower from London Bridge -- A view of London from Copenhagen Fields. Includes views of facades of 25 structures "A comparison of the principal buildings of London."
Chapman and Hall, London

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
London Transport

The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
London Transport

Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
Ordnance Survey colour map of the environs of London 1:10,560 scale
Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Outer London shown in red, City of London in yellow. Relief shown by hachures.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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