Cremorne Gardens

Park in/near Chelsea, existing between 1846 and now

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The Dancing Platform at Cremorne Gardens
Credit: Phoebus Levin (1864)

Cremorne Gardens, with a vestige existing today, was in its prime between 1846 and 1877.

From Anglo-Saxon times, the tract of land on the northern banks of the Thames was divided into individually owned ‘lots’, and open to common pasturage after the annual harvest.

Later, in the 17th Century, Chelsea Farm was constructed and the area was used for market gardening plots, supplying central London. In 1778, Lord Cremorne bought Chelsea Farm and Cremorne House was built along with Ashburnham House and Ashburnham Cottage.

Fifty years later in 1825 the ‘Lammas’ rights of common grazing were abolished on the ‘Lots’. In 1830 Charles Random de Berenger, a colourful character implicated in financial fraud during the Napoleonic War, purchased Cremorne House. He was a keen sportsman and opened a sports club know as Cremorne Stadium for ‘skilful and manly exercise’ including shooting, sailing, archery and fencing.

In 1846, De Berenger’s Cremorne Stadium was transformed into a pleasure garden which became a popular and noisy place of entertainment. The entertainment included a diverse range of activities including concerts, fireworks, balloon ascents, galas and theatre.

In 1850 under the ownership of Thomas Bartlett Simpson, the twelve acres were increased to include the grounds of Ashburnham House which held flower shows and other exhibitions.

When Simpson retired in 1861 Edward Tyrrell Smith took on the management. His attractions included a woman who undertook to cross the Thames on a tightrope some hundred metres above the river. She got two thirds of the way across, but the rope was sabotaged and she was lucky to survive with her life.

John Baum became the lessee in 1870. Under his stewardship a new theatre was built. Over the course of their life however, the pleasure gardens became notorious for prostitution and vice. Increasing public clamour for their abolition was spearheaded locally by the Chelsea Vestry. The gardens eventually closed in 1877 after the lease on the land lapsed.

Today only a vestige survives as a small park on the river at the southern end of Cheyne Walk, just east of Lots Road power station. It is largely paved over, and there is little to suggest the grand scale of the original gardens, though it still has two attached jetties, an echo of the landing stages where visitors to the original pleasure gardens would arrive by boat.

Source: Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea



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VIEW THE CHELSEA AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE CHELSEA AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE CHELSEA AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE CHELSEA AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE CHELSEA AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

Chelsea

Chelsea is an affluent area, bounded to the south by the River Thames.

Its eastern boundary was once defined by the River Westbourne, which is now in a pipe above Sloane Square tube station. The modern eastern boundary is Chelsea Bridge Road and the lower half of Sloane Street, including Sloane Square, along with parts of Belgravia. To the north and northwest, the area fades into Knightsbridge and South Kensington, but it is safe to say that the area north of King’s Road as far northwest as Fulham Road is part of Chelsea.

The word Chelsea originates from the Old English term for chalk and landing place on the river. The first record of the Manor of Chelsea precedes the Domesday Book and records the fact that Thurstan, governor of the King’s Palace during the reign of Edward the Confessor (1042–1066), gave the land to the Abbot and Convent of Westminster. Abbot Gervace subsequently assigned the manor to his mother, and it passed into private ownership. The modern-day Chelsea hosted the Synod of Chelsea in 787 AD.

Chelsea once had a reputation for the manufacture of Chelsea buns (made from a long strip of sweet dough tightly coiled, with currants trapped between the layers, and topped with sugar).

King Henry VIII acquired the manor of Chelsea from Lord Sandys in 1536; Chelsea Manor Street is still extant. Two of King Henry’s wives, Catherine Parr and Anne of Cleves, lived in the Manor House; Princess Elizabeth – the future Queen Elizabeth I – resided there; and Thomas More lived more or less next door at Beaufort House. In 1609 James I established a theological college on the site of the future Chelsea Royal Hospital, which Charles II founded in 1682.

By 1694, Chelsea – always a popular location for the wealthy, and once described as ’a village of palaces’ – had a population of 3000. Even so, Chelsea remained rural and served London to the east as a market garden, a trade that continued until the 19th-century development boom which caused the final absorption of the district into the metropolis.

Chelsea shone, brightly but briefly, in the 1960s Swinging London period and the early 1970s. The Swinging Sixties was defined on King’s Road, which runs the length of the area. The Western end of Chelsea featured boutiques Granny Takes a Trip and The Sweet Shop, the latter of which sold medieval silk velvet caftans, tabards and floor cushions, with many of the cultural cognoscenti of the time being customers, including Keith Richards, Twiggy and many others.

The exclusivity of Chelsea as a result of its high property prices has historically resulted in the term Sloane Ranger to be used to describe its residents. From 2011, Channel 4 broadcast a reality television show called Made in Chelsea, documenting the ’glitzy’ lives of several young people living in Chelsea. Moreover, Chelsea is home to one of the largest communities of Americans living outside of the United States, with 6.53% of Chelsea-residents being born in the United States.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Ashburnham Community School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Battersea:   Battersea is an area of the London Borough of Wandsworth, England. It is an inner-city district on the south side of the River Thames.
Brompton:   Brompton is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Burton Court:   
Cameron House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Chelsea:   Chelsea is an affluent area, bounded to the south by the River Thames.
Chelsea Community Hospital School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 19.
Chelsea Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Chelsea Open Air Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
Cheyne Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Christ Church CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Coleherne House:   Coleherne House once stood on the corner of Brompton Lane (later Brompton Road) and Walnut Tree Lane (now Redcliffe Gardens).
Courtyard AP Academy:   Academy alternative provision converter which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Falconbrook Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Falkner House:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Frederick Hugh House:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 16. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Goodwin’s Field:   Goodwins Field - a field with a story.
Hill House International Junior School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 13. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Imperial Wharf:   Imperial Wharf is a London Overground station in Fulham, near to the boundary with Chelsea in west London on the West London Line.
Institute of Cancer Research:   Higher education institutions
Kensington and Chelsea College:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
Kensington Canal:   The Kensington Canal was a canal, about two miles long, opened in 1828 in London from the River Thames at Chelsea, along the line of Counter's Creek, to a basin near Warwick Road in Kensington.
Knightsbridge School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 13.
L’Ecole de Battersea:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
L’Ecole des Petits School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 6. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Langford Primary School:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Mander Portman Woodward School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 20.
Marlborough Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Oratory Roman Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Our Lady of Victories RC Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Park Walk Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Ranelagh Gardens:   
Ray’s Playhouse Ltd.:   This is a children’s centre.
Redcliffe School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Saint John Bosco College:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Saint Thomas More Language College:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Sands End:   Sands End was a close knit working class community.
Servite RC Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Ship Inn:   The Ship Inn (later the Swan) stood where today's Queen's Gate intersects with Old Brompton Road.
Somerset Nursery School and Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Somerset Nursery School and Children’s Centre:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
St Philip’s School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 13. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Sussex House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 8 and 13.
Thames Christian College:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
The Boltons:   The Boltons name derives from William Boulton who bought land in the area in 1795.
The Fascination of Chelsea: North of the King’s Road:   By G. E. MITTON (1902). Edited by Sir Walter Besant.
The Fascination of Chelsea: Ranelagh Gardens:   By G. E. MITTON (1902). Edited by Sir Walter Besant.
The Fascination of Chelsea: South of the King’s Road:   By G. E. MITTON (1902). Edited by Sir Walter Besant.
The Fascination of Chelsea: The Royal Hospital:   Written by G. E. MITTON in 1902. Edited by Sir Walter Besant.
The Hampshire School, Chelsea:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 13.
Thomas’s Battersea:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 12.
Violet Melchett Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Walnut Tree Walk:   Walnut Tree Walk was a pathway on the line of the modern Redcliffe Gardens.
Westbridge Primary School:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Westminster Tutors:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 19. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
York Gardens Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Battersea Bridge:   Photo of Battersea Bridge, taken from Chelsea in the 1860s by James Hedderly.
Beaufort Street:   Photo of the streets of Chelsea, taken in the 1860s by James Hedderly.
Cheyne Walk, 1860s:   Photo of Cheyne Walk, Chelsea in the 1860s by James Hedderly.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A3220, W11 · A3220, W12 · Adrian Mews, SW10 · Albert Bridge, SW3 · Alexander Square, SW3 · Alpha Place, SW3 · Althea Street, SW6 · Althorpe Mews, SW11 · Anderson Street, SW3 · Ann Lane, SW10 · Antiquarius, SW3 · Ashburn Place, SW7 · Ashburnham Road, SW10 · Ashcombe Street, SW6 · Barnaby Place, SW7 · Battersea Bridge, SW10 · Battersea Bridge, SW11 · Battersea Church Road, SW11 · Battersea High Street, SW11 · Battersea Square Vicarage Cresent, SW11 · Battersea Square, SW11 · Beaufort Street, SW10 · Beaufort Street, SW3 · Billing Road, SW10 · Billing Street, SW10 · Bina Gardens, SW5 · Blacklands Terrace, SW3 · Blantyre Street, SW10 · Blomfield Court, SW11 · Bolton Gardens Mews, SW10 · Boltons Place, SW5 · Bramerton Street, SW3 · Bray Place, SW3 · Brechin Place, SW7 · Bridge Studios, SW6 · Bridges Court, SW11 · Bridges Place, SW6 · Britten Street, SW3 · Broughton Road, SW6 · Bull’s Gardens, SW3 · Burnaby Street, SW10 · Burnsall Street, SW3 · Bury Walk, SW3 · Bute Street, SW7 · Byam Street, SW6 · Bywater Street, SW3 · Cadogan Pier, SW3 · Cadogan Square, SW1X · Cadogan Street, SW3 · Cale Street, SW3 · Calico House, SW11 · Calico Row, SW11 · Callow Street, SW3 · Camera Place, SW10 · Carlyle Square, SW3 · Cathcart Road, SW10 · Cavalry Square, SW3 · Cavaye Place, SW10 · Caversham Street, SW3 · Chapel Walk, SW10 · Charles II Place, SW3 · Chelsea Bridge, SW1W · Chelsea Cloisters, SW3 · Chelsea Crescent, SW10 · Chelsea Embankment, SW1W · Chelsea Embankment, SW3 · Chelsea Harbour Design Centre, SW10 · Chelsea Harbour Drive, SW10 · Chelsea Harbour, SW10 · Chelsea Manor Gardens, SW3 · Chelsea Manor Street, SW3 · Chelsea Manor Studios, SW3 · Chelsea Park Gardens, SW3 · Chelsea Reach, SW10 · Chelsea Square, SW3 · Chelsea Studios, SW10 · Chelsea Towers, SW3 · Chelsea Wharf, SW10 · Cheltenham Terrace, SW3 · Cheyne Court, SW3 · Cheyne Mews, SW3 · Cheyne Place, SW3 · Cheyne Row, SW3 · Cheyne Walk, SW10 · Cheyne Walk, SW3 · Chipperfield House Sutton Estate, SW3 · Christchurch Street, SW3 · Christchurch Terrace, SW3 · Circle n6, SW6 · Clabon Mews, SW1X · Clareville Grove, SW7 · Clareville Street, SW7 · Clover Mews, SW3 · Colebrook Court, SW3 · Coleherne Mews, SW10 · Coleherne Road, SW10 · Coppock Close, SW11 · Cotswold Mews, SW11 · Cotton Row, SW11 · Coulson Street, SW3 · Courtfield Road, SW7 · Cranbury Road, SW6 · Cranley Gardens, SW7 · Cranley Mews, SW7 · Cranley Place, SW7 · Cremorne Road, SW10 · Crescent Place, SW3 · Cresswell Gardens, SW10 · Cresswell Gardens, SW5 · Cresswell Place, SW10 · Culford Gardens, SW3 · Damer Terrace, SW10 · Danube Street, SW3 · Danvers Street, SW3 · Darien Road, SW11 · Dartrey Tower, SW10 · De Morgan Road, SW6 · Denyer Street, SW3 · Dilke Street, SW3 · Donne Place, SW3 · Dove Mews, SW5 · Dovehouse Street, SW3 · Draycott Avenue, SW3 · Draycott Place, SW3 · Draycott Terrace, SW3 · Drayton Gardens, SW10 · Dudmaston Mews, SW3 · Duke Of York Square, SW3 · Eagle Place, SW7 · East Road, SW10 · East Road, SW3 · East Terrace, SW10 · Eaton House, SW11 · Ebury Bridge Road, SW1W · Edith Grove, SW10 · Edith Terrace, SW10 · Edith Yard Edith Grove, SW10 · Egerton Crescent, SW3 · Egerton Terrace, SW3 · Elbe Street, SW6 · Elm Park Gardens, SW10 · Elm Park Lane, SW10 · Elm Park Mansions, SW10 · Elm Park Road, SW3 · Elm Place, SW3 · Elswick Street, SW6 · Elystan Place, SW3 · Elystan Street, SW3 · Embankment Gardens, SW3 · Ensor Mews, SW7 · Esher House, SW10 · Evelyn Gardens, SW7 · Fairchild Close, SW11 · Farrant House, SW11 · Farrier Walk, SW10 · Fawcett Close, SW11 · Fawcett Street, SW10 · Fernshaw Close, SW10 · Fernshaw Road, SW10 · Finborough Road, SW10 · First Street, SW3 · Flood Street, SW3 · Flood Walk, SW3 · Foulis Terrace, SW3 · Franklins Row, SW3 · Fulham Road, SW10 · Fulham Road, SW3 · Furness Road, SW6 · Ganley Road, SW11 · Gartons Way, SW11 · Gatliff Road, SW1W · Gertrude Street, SW10 · Gilstead Road, SW6 · Gilston Road, SW10 · Glebe Place, SW3 · Gledhow Gardens, SW5 · Glendower Place, SW7 · Glenrosa Street, SW6 · Glynde Mews, SW3 · Godfrey Street, SW3 · Greaves Tower, SW10 · Grosvenor Road, SW1W · Grove Cottages, SW3 · Gunter Grove, SW10 · Gurney Road, SW6 · Gwynne Road, SW11 · Halsey Street, SW3 · Hamble Street, SW6 · Harbour Avenue, SW10 · Harbour Avenue, SW6 · Harbour Yard, SW10 · Harcourt Terrace, SW10 · Harley Gardens, SW10 · Harrington Gardens, SW7 · Hasker Street, SW3 · Hazlebury Road, SW6 · Heaver Road, SW11 · Heliport Estate, SW11 · Hereford Square, SW7 · Hilary Close, SW6 · Hobury Street, SW10 · Holly Mews, SW10 · Hollywood Mews, SW10 · Hollywood Road, SW10 · Holmead Road, SW6 · Hortensia Road, SW10 · Ifield Road, SW10 · Imperial Crescent, SW11 · Imperial Crescent, SW6 · Imperial Wharf, SW6 · Ingrave Street, SW11 · Ives Street, SW3 · Ixworth Place, SW3 · Joubert Mansions, SW3 · Jubilee Place, SW3 · Justice Walk, SW3 · Kendrick Mews, SW7 · Kilkie Street, SW6 · Kiloh Court, SW11 · King’s Road, SW10 · King’s Road, SW3 · Kings Road, SW10 · Kings Road, SW3 · Lamont Road, SW10 · Langford Road, SW6 · Langton Street, SW10 · Lavender Road, SW11 · Lawrence Street, SW3 · Leeward House, SW11 · Lennox Gardens Mews, SW1X · Lennox Gardens, SW1X · Lewis Estate, SW3 · Limerston Street, SW10 · Lincoln Street, SW3 · Lindrop Street, SW6 · Livingstone Road, SW11 · Lombard Road, SW11 · London House, SW10 · Lots Road, SW10 · Lucan Place, SW3 · Mallord Street, SW3 · Maltings Place, SW6 · Manresa Road, SW3 · Manson Mews, SW7 · Manson Place, SW7 · Mantua Street, SW11 · Marinefield Road, SW6 · Markham Square, SW3 · Markham Street, SW3 · Marlborough Street, SW3 · McDermott Close, SW11 · Melton Court, SW7 · Meyrick Road, SW11 · Milborne Grove, SW10 · Milmans Street, SW10 · Milner Street, SW3 · Moore Street, SW3 · Moravian Place, SW10 · Mossop Street, SW3 · Mulberry Walk, SW3 · Munro Terrace, SW10 · Musjid Road, SW11 · Netherton Grove, SW10 · Neville Street, SW7 · Neville Terrace, SW7 · Newcomen Road, SW11 · Nightingale Place, SW10 · Oakley Gardens, SW3 · Oakley Street, SW3 · Old Brompton Road, SW7 · Old Church Street, SW3 · Onslow Crescent, SW7 · Onslow Gardens, SW7 · Onslow Mews East, SW7 · Onslow Square, SW7 · Ormonde Gate, SW3 · Orville Road, SW11 · Ovington Square, SW3 · Ovington Street, SW3 · Owen Close, UB4 · Paradise Walk, SW3 · Park Walk, SW10 · Park Walk, SW3 · Parkham Street, SW11 · Paultons Square, SW3 · Paultons Street, SW3 · Paveley Drive, SW11 · Pavilion Road, SW1X · Pearscroft Court, SW6 · Pearscroft Road, SW6 · Petyt Place, SW3 · Petyward, SW3 · Phene Street, SW3 · Plaza, SW10 · Pond Place, SW3 · Pont St Mews, SW1X · Porters Lodge, SW3 · Priory Walk, SW10 · Queens Elm Parade, SW3 · Querrin Street, SW6 · Radnor Walk, SW3 · Ralston Street, SW3 · Ramsay Mews, SW3 · Rawlings Street, SW3 · Redburn Street, SW3 · Redcliffe Gardens, SW10 · Redcliffe Mews, SW10 · Redcliffe Place, SW10 · Redcliffe Road, SW10 · Redcliffe Square, SW10 · Redcliffe Street, SW10 · Reece Mews, SW7 · Rich Lane, SW5 · Riley Street, SW10 · Riverside Plaza, SW11 · Robinson Street, SW3 · Roland Gardens, SW7 · Roland Way, SW7 · Rosary Gardens, SW7 · Rose Square, SW3 · Rosebury Road, SW6 · Rosetti Studios, SW3 · Rossetti Studios, SW3 · Royal Avenue, SW3 · Royal Hospital Road, SW3 · Selwood Place, SW7 · Selwood Terrace, SW7 · Selwood Terrace; Neville Terrace, SW7 · Seymour Walk, SW10 · Shalcomb Street, SW10 · Shawfield Street, SW3 · Simpson Street, SW11 · Slaidburn Street, SW10 · Sloane Avenue, SW3 · Smith Street, SW3 · Smith Terrace, SW3 · Snowbury Road, SW6 · South Parade, SW3 · South Walk, SW10 · Sprimont Place, SW3 · Square Rigger Row, SW11 · St Andrews Church, SW10 · St Catherine’s Mews, SW3 · St Loo Avenue, SW3 · St Lukes Church Hall, SW10 · St Lukes Street, SW3 · St. Leonard’s Terrace, SW3 · St. Loo Avenue, SW3 · Stadium Street, SW10 · Stamford Gate, SW6 · Stanhope Gardens, SW7 · Stanhope Mews South, SW7 · Stephendale Road, SW6 · Stevendale Road, SW6 · Stewarts Grove, SW3 · Sumner Place, SW7 · Sunbury Lane, SW11 · Swan Walk, SW3 · Sydney Close, SW3 · Sydney Place, SW7 · Sydney Street, SW3 · Tadema Road, SW10 · Tedworth Gardens, SW3 · Tedworth Square, SW3 · Terrace Walk, SW3 · Tetcott Road, SW10 · Thames Avenue, SW10 · Thames Towpath, SW10 · The Boltons, SW10 · The Boltons, SW5 · The Boulevard, SW10 · The Boulevard, SW6 · The Chambers, SW10 · The Courtyard, SW3 · The Gateways, SW3 · The Little Boltons, SW10 · The Plaza, SW10 · The Vale, SW3 · Thistle Grove, SW10 · Thorndike Close, SW10 · Thorney Crescent, SW11 · Tite Street, SW3 · Townmead Business Centre, SW6 · Townmead Road, SW6 · Tregunter Road, SW10 · Trident Place, SW3 · Trott Street, SW11 · Tryon Street, SW3 · Tynemouth Street, SW6 · Upcerne Road, SW10 · Upper Cheyne Row, SW3 · Upper Whistler Walk, SW10 · Uverdale Road, SW10 · Valiant House, SW11 · Vicarage Crescent, SW11 · Vicarage Walk, SW11 · Walpole Street, SW3 · Walton Street, SW3 · Wandon Road, SW6 · Wandsworth Bridge Road, SW6 · Watermans Quay, SW6 · Watermeadow Lane, SW6 · Wellington Buildings, SW1W · Wellington Square, SW3 · West Road, SW10 · West Road, SW3 · West Road, SW5 · Westgate Terrace, SW10 · Wetherby Gardens, SW5 · Wetherby Place, SW7 · Whistler Walk, SW10 · Whistlers Avenue, SW11 · Whiteheads Grove, SW3 · William Morris Way, SW6 · Wiltshire Close, SW3 · Wolftencroft Close, SW11 · Woodfall Street, SW3 · World’s End Passage, SW10 · Worlds End Place, SW10 · Wye Street, SW11 · Yelverton Road, SW11 · Yeomans Row, SW3 · York Place, SW11 · York Road, SW11 ·
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