short history of the Berners estate, St. Marylebone.
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Published by Printed by Unwin Brothers in Woking .
Written in English

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Pagination47 p. :
Number of Pages47
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Berners Street is a thoroughfare located to the north of Oxford Street in the City of Westminster in the West End of London, originally developed as a residential street in the mid 18th century by property developer William Berners, and later devoted to larger commercial and semi-industrial buildings or mansion blocks of has associations with Charles Dickens, and was the location of.   The history of the development of this area goes back to the middle of the previous century when, in , Josias Berners bought an estate in the parish of St Marylebone for £ from Sir Francis Williamson of Isleworth.   The Berners Hotel is a rare instance of continuity in the area around Berners and Newman Streets. Though the current building dates only from –11, the hotel can be traced back to In that year the pair of houses at Berners Street were converted from a bank into a hotel, involving the dismantling of a massive strong-room at the. Walden estate to the west, and the smaller Berners estate to the east. The name comes from George Wells (d. ), a brickmaker, who occupied the fields east of the lane, called Newlands, when they were bought by Josias Berners in , and where he erected some long-vanished buildings. Wells.

  The land was bounded on the east by Marylebone Lane and on the west by Spanish Place. Hinde Street retains his name today. Another small estate was begun by William Berners in Berners Street, a short distance east of Oxford Street, was . MARYBONE. Name and ancient situation.. The name of this place was anciently called Tiburn, from its situation near a small bourn, or rivulet, formerly called Ayebrook, or Eye-brook, and now the site of the church was altered to another spot near the same brook, it was called, I imagine, St. Mary at the bourn, now corrupted to St. Mary le bone, or Marybone. Of the early history of Marylebone, and of that portion of the parish lying on the south side of the Marylebone Road, we have already spoken; but we may add here that at the beginning of the eighteenth century the place was a small village, quite surrounded by fields, and nearly a mile distant from any part of the great metropolis. Indeed, down. Historical Description. Marylebone, a parish and a parliamentary borough in Middlesex. The parish forms a compact portion of the metropolis; lies on the Regent's Canal, the L. & N.W.R., and the M.R., 3 miles NW by W of St Paul's; is bounded on the N by Primrose Hill and Queen's Road, on the E by Cleveland Street and part of Regent's Park, on the S by Oxford Street, on the W by Edgware Road.

  Marylebone is an area in the City of Westminster North of Oxford Street and South of Regents Park. Edgware Road forms the western boundary and Portland Place forms the eastern boundary with the area known as Fitzrovia. Marylebone gets its name from a church, called St Mary's, that was built on the bank of a. Only with the redecoration of the nave walls and ceiling in were the nave and apse "ingeniously harmonised" again ("A History of St Marylebone Parish Church"). The splendid twentieth-century (Austrian) Reiger organ at the west of the church, very different from the original "grim" one at the east end that Dickens describes. TQ SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER BERNERS STREET, W1 57/16 The Berners Hotel - II Hotel. by John Slater (). Surveyor to the Berners Estate. Red brick and stone, slate roof. Heavy tall free classical design. Fitzrovia (/ f ɪ t s ˈ r oʊ v i ə /) is a district in central London, near London's West original core area is in the London Borough of Camden (to the east), with a further area in the City of Westminster (to the west). It has its roots in the Manor of Tottenham Court, and was urbanised during the 18th informal term Fitzrovia was coined in the late 's and has varied.