Eccleston Street, which cuts Chester Square in two, was built by Thomas Cubitt in 1835. Its name comes from Eccleston in Cheshire, where the Duke of Westminster had an estate.
The land on which Ebury Street was built was part of a farm of 430 acres which at one time belonged to Elizabeth I, called Ebury farm. Continue reading “Ebury Street”
Eaton Square was named after Eaton Hall in Cheshire, the estate of the Grosvenor family. It was built by Thomas Cubitt and took a long time to complete.
Thomas Cubitt began building Chester Square in 1840. Joseph Cundy and Seth Smith built many of the houses in the square. Continue reading “Chester Square”
Chesham Place takes its name from Chesham in Buckinghamshire, the site of a country estate owned by the Lowndes family. Continue reading “Chesham Place”
Like Belgravia itself, Belgrave Square was named after Belgrave, a village near Leicester owned by the Grosvenor family. Continue reading “Belgrave Square”
Campden Hill Road extends well beyond this area and into Kensington and so we do not attempt to cover it here. But we provide the following price information.