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CHAPTER I (pp. 1–32)

Brook Street

1. G.O., building agreements, bundle 5, 8 June 1722: chest B, bundle 6, 10 July, 26 Oct. 1723.

2. GBA 9.

3. Robert Seymour, A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, 1735, vol. II, p. 666.

4. E.H.P., box 42/6, 6 Nov. 1805.

5. J. P. Malcolm, Londinium Redivivum, vol. IV, 1807, p. 335.

6. GBM 12/353.

7. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1912–22, pp. 133–5.

8. GLB I/29–32; II/38.

9. G.O., survey plans, Brook Street: GBM 10/488, 521: R.B.

10. GBM 25/467.

11. Ibid., 26/483; 27/171–2.

12. Ibid., 27/354.

13. GLB I/33; II/34.

14. GBM 14/230, 267, 286–7.

15. Ibid., 27/11: D.S.R. 1898/4.

16. GLB II/35–6.

17. GBM 25/514; 26/206, 218, 269.

18. Ibid., 26/369.

19. Ibid., 13/41, 45.

20. P.O.D.

21. D.S.R. 1930/18; 1935/595.

22. B.R. 150050.

23. GLB II/41.

24. GBM 30/391; 45/256.

25. Ibid., 20/415–16: G.O., plan by Ebenezer Gregg of 27 Dec. 1880.

26. GBM 44/252; 45/174: D.S.R. 1922/470.

27. G.O., improvement accounts, 1921–4, 30 June 1923.

28. GLB II/37, 41: R.B.

29. GBM 2/51, 70.

30. GBA 36.

31. GLB II/50.

32. M.D.R. 1729/6/248: Hoare's Bank, Fleet St., Ledger K/98, 20 Dec. 1729: R.B.

33. Hoare's Bank, Ledger H/210, 10 Dec. 1723, 3 Aug. 1724: M.D.R. 1724/3/270.

34. Kedleston archives, account book of Sir Nathaniel Curzon, 1731–2: information kindly supplied by Mr. Leslie Harris.

35. Kedleston archives, receipt from Jason Harris, 13 April 1759: information kindly supplied by Mr. Leslie Harris.

36. Bryan Higgins, Experiments and Observations made with the view of Improving the Art of Composing and Applying Calcareous Cements, 1780, p. 217.

37. R.B.: G.E.C.

38. GBM 8/112, 114, 366; 9/166: M.D.R. 1824/1/105.

39. GBM 28/94.

40. Ibid., 34/249.

41. GA, lease of 5 June 1826: M.D.R. 1832/3/466.

42. M.D.R. 1824/12/756–60, 1041.

43. R.B.

44. GBM 11/127, 131: R.B.

45. GBM 22/71–2; 26/32.

46. Ibid., 21/222.

47. Ibid., 35/6, 12, 49, 84; 40/26, 49, 66.

48. Ibid., 38/43, 49, 56.

49. Ibid., 45/306: GA, lease of 21 March 1923.

50. G.O., Trustees' accounts, 1921–7; Estate Surveyor's letterbook 11, 12 Feb. 1923.

51. The Sunday Times, 23 Dec. 1928.

52. G.O., bundle of papers relating to alterations at No. 66 Brook St., 1925–6.

53. Ibid.: Country Life, 21 April 1928, p. 561.

54. G.O., Trustees' accounts, 1928–33; Duke's instruction books, 1929–30, p. 373; 1931–2, p. 363; Estate Surveyor's letterbook 19, 20 May 1932.

55. B.R. 120601.

56. H.B., file 2056.

57. GLB II/51: P.R.O., C105/32/1, agreement of 11 March 1724/5, E. Shepherd and T. Fayram: M.D.R. 1725/2/73.

58. G.O., survey plans, Brook St., 22 Sept. 1796: R.B.

59. GBM 4/188; 8/457.

60. Ibid., 14/283; 16/267, 300–1, 381, 451: D.S.R. 1873/29: G.O., lease plans.

61. D.S.R. 1933/566: G.O., photo. of 1934.

62. G.O., Estate Surveyor's letterbook 22/96, 377: D.S.R. 1934/825; 1935/181, 185; 1936/158: Richard B. Fisher, Syrie Maugham, 1978, p. 35.

63. GLB II/60.

64. GBM 20/217–18: D.S.R. 1882/148: N.M.R., photo. BB 75/5752.

65. G.O., lease plans.

66. D.S.R. 1935/837.

67. GBM 27/62, 380: D.S.R. 1900/142.

68. H.B., file 829, letter of 5 Jan. 1949.

69. GLB II/61.

70. GBM 20/353.

71. Ibid., 36/319–20: D.S.R. 1909/288.

72. D.S.R. 1930/390; 1937/1325.

73. GLB II/62.

74. GBM 3/229.

75. Ibid., 17/268.

76. Ibid., 28/355.

77. The St. James's Evening Post, 9–11 Sept. 1729.

78. GLB IV/98: see also G. L. M. Goodfellow, 'Colen Campbell's Last Years' in The Burlington Magazine, vol. CXI, 1969, pp. 185–91.

79. GBM 17/283.

80. Survey of London, vol. XXXII, 1963, Pl. 81a.

81. GLB IV/98.

82. GBM 17/515–16; 18/28.

83. B. 25 Dec. 1875, pp. 1151, 1153.

84. N.M.R., Bedford Lemere day books, nos. 12701–3.

85. In N.M.R.

86. GBM 35/297–9, 304–6; 38/548–9.

87. Ibid., 35/297–8.

88. GLB III/85–6, 88.

89. GBM 35/298–9, 303, 547.

90. GLB II/67; III/89: M.D.R. 1728/3/82–4: R.B.

91. M.D.R. 1768/4/154; 1776/3/386, 388: The Public Advertiser, 17 Feb. 1775.

92. G.O., survey plans, Brook St.

93. GBM 7/315: Colvin.

94. GBM 19/507: D.S.R. 1880/11, 172, 260.

95. GBM 27/436.

96. G.O., box R, bundle 147, Lady Saltoun to Boodle, 6 July 1812.

97. GBM 34/253, 385; 38/104; 45/209.

98. B. 19 May 1944, p. 406.

99. B.R. 91454: D.S.R. 1922/113: The British Builder, 8 July 1923, pp. 129–34.

100. The British Builder, 8 July 1923, pp. 129–34; 9 Oct. 1923, p. 20.

101. GBM 8/117: David Watkin, The Life and Work of C. R. Cockerell, 1974, p. 250.

102. D.S.R. 1871/24; 1874/11; 1880/217; 1890/36: GBM 18/45.

103. GBM 26/420; 27/437, 523; 28/113–14, 249; 33/479–80.

104. Ibid., 33/480: D.S.R. 1906/1285.

105. Mayfair and Town Topics, 16 Feb. 1911, p. 316.

106. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1909–11, p. 20.

107. GBM 37/223–4: D.S.R. 1909/187.

108. B. 26 Sept. 1913, p. 320.

109. GBM 37/224.

110. B.R. 10512.

111. GBA 11: GLB I/11.

112. GBM 2/260; 3/231, 240: GLB XXV/713: R.B.: Derek Linstrum, Sir Jeffry Wyatville Architect to the King, 1972, p. 242.

113. GBM 8/343–4.

114. Ibid., 8/379.

115. Ibid., 8/434; 10/82: G.O., survey plans, Brook Street, 10 May 1823: GA, lease of 24 Aug. 1827.

116. GBM 30/108.

117. B.A. 56639: D.S.R. 1926/532.

118. D.S.R. 1927/1042.

119. The Architectural Review, vol. CXXI, Jan. 1957, p. lxv: H.B., file 829, letter of 5 July 1963.

120. Linstrum, op. cit., p. 243.

121. GLB III/78–9.

122. GBM 13/154: G.O., elevational drawings for No. 41 (then No. 49).

123. GBM 13/194.

124. Ibid., 14/374.

125. G.O., lease particulars books.

126. GBM 21/7.

127. B.R. 11586: G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1915–18, Oct. 1915.

128. GBM 43/126.

129. GLB I/12–13, 25–6; III/71–4.

130. J. Carter, 'Architectural Details', 1766, ms. vol. in Victoria and Albert Museum, Dept. of Prints and Drawings, acc. no. D. 386–1890; ref. 93.D4 contains sketches of two of the vases.

131. Sir John Bland-Sutton, The Story of a Surgeon, 1930, pp. 185–9: B.N. 9 June 1905, p. 815.

132. The Architects' Journal, 15 June 1932, p. 814.

133. P.R.O., HO 107/1475, f. 530r (census 1851): W.C.L., registers of St. James's, Piccadilly, baptism of Mary Mivart, probably James Edward Mivart's sister, 28 Nov. 1781.

134. Caterer and Hotel-Keepers' Gazette, vol. XVII, 15 Nov. 1894, p. 477: B. 6 July 1901, p. 6.

135. GBM 5/273: R.B.

136. G.O., box R, bundle 147, letters between Lord Beauclerk and Lord Grosvenor, Aug. 1812.

137. Ibid., bundle 148, letters of R. Coulson, P. Kirkham and J. Mivart junior, May 1813: GBM 5/322.

138. GBM 5/322: R.B.

139. R.B.: P.O.D.

140. GBM 8/112, 366.

141. W.C.L., Westminster Poll Book, 1818.

142. Ibid., C137, engraving of Mivart's Hotel (1).

143. D.S.R. 1851/534.

144. GBM 12/354, 457.

145. The Morning Post, 20 April 1827.

146. Tallis's Illustrated London, [1851], p. 190.

147. The Times, 30 Sept. 1853, p. 7b.

148. P.R.O., HO 107/733, bk. 6, ff. 19r–21r; RG 10/98, ff. 26v–27r.

149. Ibid., RG 10/98, f. 26v.

150. The Illustrated London News, 12 Jan. 1856, p. 46.

151. D.S.R. 1854/168: R.B.

152. The Letters of Queen Victoria, ed. A. C. Benson and Viscount Esher, vol. III, 1907, p. 534.

153. GBM 14/460–1, 469; 15/11: M.B.W. Minutes, 6 Jan. 1865, p. 15.

154. P.P.R., will of Caroline Georgiana Mivart, 1870: GBM 20/233.

155. Caterer and Hotel-Proprietors' Gazette, vol. IV, 15 April 1881, p. 72: P.P.R., will of William Claridge, 1882.

156. GBM 20/233, 236; 24/54.

157. Ibid., 24/21, 28, 32–4, 345, 461: B. 13 June 1891, p. 472.

158. GBM 24/461–2; 25/167–8.

159. Caterer and Hotel-Proprietors' Gazette, vol. XVI, 16 Jan. 1893, p. 3.

160. GBM 25/168, 353–4, 491–2; 26/61: Caterer and HotelKeepers' Gazette, vol. XVII, 1 Jan. 1894, p. 4; 15 Oct. 1894, p. 423.

161. Caterer and Hotel-Proprietors' Gazette, vol. XVI, 15 Dec. 1893, p. 512.

162. GBM 26/61–2, 163–4: The Times, 24 Oct. 1894, p. 5f; 24 Dec. 1894, p. 3f.

163. The Times, 24 Dec. 1894, p. 3f.

164. B. 5 March 1898, p. 234: GBM 26/164, 216, 341: The Times, 15 Nov. 1898, p. 8b: Caterer and Hotel-Keepers' Gazette, vol. XVIII, 15 Jan. 1895, p. 3.

165. B.N. 18, 25 Nov., 2 Dec. 1898, pp. 714, 770, 783.

166. The Architect, 14 May 1897, p. 318.

167. B. 5 March 1898, p. 234.

168. The Times, 15 Nov. 1898, p. 8b: Caterer and Hotel-Keepers' Gazette, vol. XXII, 15 June 1899, p. 238.

169. GBM 29/135–6.

170. Ibid., 29/187; 32/387–8; 35/261–3, 357.

171. D.S.R. 1910/10: The Ladies Field, 30 April 1910: The Gentlewoman, 16 April 1910: Edward Fowles, Memories of Duveen Brothers, 1976, pp. 16, 40–1.

172. B.R. 7538: D.S.R. 1917/59.

173. D.S.R. 1925/777; 1926/319, 1009: The Architectural Review, vol. LXI, April 1927, pp. 129–33; vol. LXV, June 1929, p. 317: The Studio, vol. 97, 1929, p. 341.

174. The Architectural Review, vol. LXVII, March 1930, pp. 119–22 and lviii: The Architect and Building News, 24 May 1929, p. 671; 9 Jan. 1931, pp. 68–9, 91.

175. GBM 39/174.

176. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1929–30, pp. 368–9.

177. The Architect and Building News, 20 Nov. 1931, pp. 211–16, and 27 Nov., 4, 11, 18 Dec. 1931 supplements: The Architectural Review, vol. LXXI, March 1932, p. 116; vol. LXXII, July 1932, pp. 18–19: The Architects' Journal, 15 June 1932, pp. 794–800: Country Life, 4, 11 June 1932, pp. 651, 663–5.

178. Country Life, 11 June 1932, pp. 663–5.

179. Ibid., p. 665.

180. Savoy Hotel, photograph books: Savoy Hotel Review, Oct. 1935.

181. The Architect and Building News, 10 July 1936, pp. 48–9: B.R. 7538.

182. GLB I/15; III/81.

183. G.O., survey plans and lease plans, Brook St.

184. GBM 21/133–6.

185. The Architect, 15, 22 Nov. 1884, pp. 319, 337.

186. D.S.R. 1884/76–7.

187. GLB III/82.

188. GBM 7/303.

189. Ibid., 33/432, 460.

190. Ibid., 34/250, 497, 505–6.

191. D.S.R. 1908/30.

192. GBM 35/506–7: D.S.R. 1911/491.

193. GLB I/9.

194. R.B.: see also Survey of London, vol. XXXIX, 1977, pp. 89, 126.

195. GBM 4/154.

196. Ibid., 15/301.

197. L.C.C. Minutes, 25 Jan. 1898, p. 48.

198. GBM 26/541: D.S.R. 1897/410: G.L.R.O.(L), B.A. 12879.

199. GLB I/10.

200. GBM 1/147.

201. The Morning Post, 26 Jan. 1835.

202. GBM 12/538; 13/36.

203. Ibid., 13/36.

204. Ibid., 34/350.

205. The Architect and Building News, 19 Aug. 1927, p. 320.

206. GLB III/83.

207. G.O., elevational drawing for No. 39 (now No. 69) by B.W. May, 24 July 1850: GBM 12/520–1; 13/23.

208. GBM 21/375, 511; 23/27; 25/34: D.S.R. 1884/54; 1889/161.

209. GBM 24/414.

210. GLB IV/97.

211. GBM 15/217, 330–1: N.M.R., photo. of No. 78 Brook St. in 1875, BB 75/5752.

212. GBM 25/16: D.S.R. 1891/34.

213. L.C.C. Minutes, 2 June 1891, p. 568.

214. C. Delaire, Les Architects Éleves de l'École des Beaux-Arts, 1907, p. 194: Thieme u. Becker, Lexikon …, vol. IV, 1910, p. 479.

215. B.A. 54987: D.S.R. 1924/547–50.

CHAPTER II (pp. 33–57)

Grosvenor Street

1. GLB I/28.

2. Robert Seymour, A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, vol. II, 1735, p. 666.

3. R.B.

4. S.M., Soane lectures, lecture 8, p. 6.

5. G.L.R.O. (M), WR/PP, Reg. 5, 1749: R.B.

6. G.L.R.O. (M), TC/St. G./1.

7. P.O.D.

8. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1900–4, pp. 155–6: GBM 20/378; 34/407; 40/11–12.

9. G.O., Duke's instruction books, 1900–4, pp. 155–6; 1919–22, p. 43: GBM 42/41–2.

10. B.R. 101637.

11. G.O., drawing of Nos. 76–78.

12. The Grosvenor Estate Strategy for Mayfair and Belgravia, 1971, p. 37.

13. GBM 14/178, 322–5, 464.

14. Ibid., 30/174.

15. Ibid., 21/424; 23/82, 507.

16. The Architect and Building News, 14, 21 Sept. 1928, pp. 345, 379.

17. GBM 27/385; 28/77–8, 117–18, 486, 512.

18. G.L.R.O. (M), Acc. 446/H/15/20, 25.

19. B.R. 125438.

20. B. 27 April 1867, p. 300: G.O., 'elevation for rebuilding' for No. 10.

21. GBM 13/78, 150–3, 206–7.

22. GLB I/14: Lambeth Palace Library, MS. 2691, pp. 245, 254; MS. 2714, ff. 55, 59.

23. C.C., files 54148, NB 23/367.

24. B.R. 10828 and plan roll 724.

25. GBA 5: GLB I/28.

26. Colvin.

27. Warwickshire R.O., CR 114/Rag iii/4.

28. Ibid., CR 114A/254.

29. S.M., Adam Drawings, XI/64.

30. The Illustrated London News, 2 Aug. 1862, p. 122: The Lady, 20 Jan. 1910, p. 86.

31. Nottinghamshire R.O., DD 5 P 3/3, no. 14/13.

32. Ibid., DD 5 P 3/3, no. 6/30.

33. Ibid., DD 4 P 52/107.

34. Ibid., DD 4 P 52/108.

35. G.O., box P, bundle 133, 25 Sept. 1819: GBM 8/2, 76, 86, 268, 293; 9/400.

36. GBM 9/404; 10/122, 202.

37. Ibid., 9/400.

38. Oriental Club, Minute Book, 1824–8, ff. 22, 25, 37–8, 70–70a, 174, 175, 176: Alexander F. Baillie, The Oriental Club, 1901, pp. 53–4: Denys Forrest, The Oriental, 1968, pp. 36–7.

39. GBM 10/368; 11/128: The Growth and Work of the Royal Institute of British Architects, 1834–1934, ed. J. A. Gotch, 1934, p. 14.

40. GBM 14/135: P.O.D.: The Illustrated London News, 2 Aug. 1862, pp. 121–2.

41. A short history of a great house, published by Collard and Collard Ltd., 1938, p. 23.

42. GBM 34/216; 37/249–54.

43. The Lady, 20 Jan. 1910, p. 86: GBM 37/251, 253: B.A. 34666.

44. GBM 37/254.

45. The Lady, 16 May 1912, p. 946: Sonia Keppel, Edwardian Daughter, 1958, pp. 52–4, 83–4: see also Osbert Sitwell, Great Morning, 1948, pp. 217–18.

46. D.S.R. 1927/974; 1932/84.

47. B.R. 108298 and plan roll 724: G.O., plans of proposed alterations to No. 16 by Wimperis, Simpson and Guthrie, 1935.

48. GBM 13/327, 340–2, 416: R.I.B.A., nomination papers for FRIBA, 1884, G.R. Crickmay.

49. GBM 22/12; 41/327, 337–8: D.S.R. 1874/19; 1884/231.

50. Cheshire R.O., Tatton MSS., no. 108 and inventory no. 28.

51. GLB I/24.

52. GBM 12/194–5, 249: D.S.R. 1851/512.

53. GBM 29/225–6: The King, vol. VII, no. 162, Feb. 1903, advert.

54. B.A. 26360: B.R. 101637: D.S.R. 1937/1534.

55. B.A. 64913: B.R. 90496.

56. GBM 13/112, 120, 139, 157: G.L.R.O. (L), MBW 213, 4 Feb. 1856, presented papers, appn. of H. Harrison.

57. D.S.R. 1852/252.

58. B.A. 64913.

59. GBM 27/203.

60. D.S.R. 1899/201.

61. GBM 26/379–80; 27/112, 203–4; 28/357: P.O.D.

62. H.B., file 823.

63. GBM 13/223, 241–3, 251, 275, 300, 310, 375–6: The Land and Building News, 20 Dec. 1856, p. 945: B.N. 17 April 1857, p. 384.

64. GBM 39/270, 439–40, 451.

65. GLB II/52.

66. GBM 31/461, 473; 32/345–8; 33/133–4, 136, 233: D.S.R. 1906/241.

67. GBM 32/346, 348; 33/133–4: G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1905–8, p. 95.

68. B.L., Add. MS. 41133, f. 53v: John Harris, Sir William Chambers, 1970, p. 222 (where the house is wrongly identified as No. 51 Grosvenor Street).

69. B.A. 73400: D.S.R. 1933/848, 934; 1935/350.

70. GLB II/65.

71. M.D.R. 1726/1/134: Romney Sedgwick, The House of Commons 1715–1754, 1970, vol. II, p. 6.

72. M.B.W. Minutes, 22 Sept. 1865, p. 1040: G.O., watercolour drawing of No. 32 by Hanslip Fletcher.

73. GLB III/75.

74. GBM 15/106, 298, 323, 381: G.O., misc. box 17, bond of 25 March 1867.

75. D.S.R. 1872/31; 1882/51; 1888/221: GBM 38/201–2.

76. GBM 38/203: N.M.R., Bedford Lemere photos., no. 21322 (1–8).

77. Who Was Who 1897–1916: The Times, 19 Dec. 1928, p. 14d.

78. GBM 38/218, 255–6, 296, 348: G.L.R.O. (L), B.A. 37881.

79. M.B.W. Minutes, 12 Sept. 1856, p. 466.

80. GBM 38/256.

81. Sheila Wingfield, Real People, 1953, p. 33.

82. GLB III/76.

83. Corsham Court archives, copy of indenture of 2 March 1727/8: D.N.B.

84. London and Its Environs Described, [printed by R. and J. Dodsley], vol. III, 1761, pp. 83–100: Robert Halsband, Lord Hervey, 1973, p. 186.

85. GBM 2/5: G.O., lease particulars books.

86. G.L.R.O. (L), B/TRL/9, pp. 28, 31, 93.

87. G.O., lease plan of No. 33, 1866.

88. GBM 18/267: D.S.R. 1875/224: R.I.B.A. Journal, 3rd ser., vol. XIII, 1905–6, p. 522.

89. D.S.R. 1880/246, 247.

90. The Lady, 1 Aug. 1912, p. 194: GBM 38/143–4, 147–8, 348.

91. D.S.R. 1936/278.

92. G.O., survey plans, Grosvenor St.

93. GBA 40: GLB II/75–6; III/77.

94. London and Its Environs, ut supra: G.O., survey plan of 1795.

95. Corsham Court archives, memo. of 2 March 1727/8.

96. GLB III/77.

97. M.B.W. Minutes, 24 Nov. 1865, p. 1285.

98. GBM 20/136: D.S.R. 1882/6; 1883/192.

99. GLB IV/97: Hatfield House MSS., General 16/16, plan.

100. Hatfield House MSS., General 16/16, plan; see also London Deeds 6 (194).

101. GLB IX/232–5.

102. Somerset R.O., DD/PH18.

103. GBM 13/516–20: G.O., photo. no. 285.

104. GBM 7/220; 10/11: R.B.

105. GLB IV/100.

106. G.O., survey plans, Grosvenor Street: GBM 36/303–4.

107. GBM 15/53.

108. Ibid., 36/303–4: D.S.R. 1909/27.

109. B.R. plan roll 521.

110. GBM 26/11–12.

111. D.S.R. 1919/198.

112. GLB IV/94–5: Colvin: R.B.

113. R.B.: D.N.B.

114. GBM 27/537: D.N.B.: T. C. Barker and Michael Robbins, A History of London Transport, vol. II, 1974, pp. 70–4 and passim.

115. GBM 27/537, 543; 28/141, 399; 29/530; 31/114: D.S.R. 1899/215, 219; 1900/56; 1901/153, 163, 177, 181; 1903/184; 1904/276, 298, 300; 1905/312.

116. W.C.L., City of Westminster surveyor's plans, no. 24.

117. B.A. 35195.

118. GBM 37/367–70, 372–4, 386, 467–8; 39/281–2.

119. Ibid., 37/369.

120. Ibid., 37/373.

121. R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection, Detmar Blow drawings.

122. Information kindly supplied by Madame V. H. Billerey.

123. 'The Work of Mr. Detmar Blow and Mr. Fernand Billerey' in Architectural Supplement to Country Life, 26 Oct. 1912, p. XXIV.

124. Osbert Sitwell, Great Morning, 1948, pp. 248–51.

125. 'The Work of Mr. Detmar Blow …', ut supra, pp. XI, XXIX: The Architectural Review, vol. LXI, March 1927, Supplement, p. 118: Kenneth S. Mills, 'William Bainbridge Reynolds (1855–1935), Craftsman in Metals' in Transactions of the Ecclesiological Society, 1953, pp. 77–85.

126. D.S.R. 1910/419.

127. GBM 43/497.

128. D.S.R. 1939/30–1: B.R. 108548 and plan roll 521.

129. GLB V/110.

130. G.O., survey plans, plan of No. 47 of July 1809.

131. D.S.R. 1847/239.

132. GLB V/108.

133. GBM 32/267.

134. B.R. 108548 and plan roll 521.

135. Information kindly supplied by Mr. Gerald Lacoste.

136. Staffordshire R.O., D 1161/1/2/2.

137. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1923–5, p. 17: R.I.B.A. Journal, 3rd ser., vol. XLV, 1937–8, p. 668: B.A. 3806.

138. GLB IV/91.

139. GBM 16/54, 478.

140. Ibid., 23/226: M.B.W. Minutes, 19 Oct. 1888, p. 641.

141. GBM 16/478: Stuart Allen Smith, 'Alfred Waterhouse', unpublished Ph. D dissertation, Univ. of London, 1970.

142. D.S.R. 1875/171.

143. Ibid., 1882/113: G.O., lease plans of No. 49.

144. GLB II/46.

145. GBA 19.

146. B.A. 29881.

147. M.B.W. Minutes, 12 Nov. 1869, p. 1175.

148. GBM 30/186.

149. Ibid., 30/171, 186; 32/465–6; 34/158: P.O.D.

150. GBM 16/73, 92: G.O., misc. box 17, bond, 22 Sept. 1868.

151. GBA 19: GLB II/45.

152. Essex R.O., D/DCc T55.

153. Bedford Office London, Title Deeds, vol. 2, Middlesex, E24, assignment of 2 May 1733.

154. Letters of a Grandmother 1732–1735, ed. Gladys Scott Thomson, 1943, pp. 76–7: see also Survey of London, vol. XXXIX, 1977, p. 113.

155. M.B.W. 213, 4 Feb. 1856, presented papers, appn. of H. Harrison.

156. The Morning Post, 10 March 1835.

157. GBM 11/298: B. 25 Feb. 1871, p. 142.

158. The London Evening Post, 23–26 Jan. 1773, advert.: G.O., survey plans, Grosvenor Street.

159. D.S.R. 1926/646.

160. GBM 12/73; 13/26, 172–3, 202, 214–15.

161. D.S.R. 1854/159.

162. GLB II/44.

163. Wiltshire R.O., Radnor MSS., WRO 490/630.

164. Suffolk R.O., Bury St. Edmunds, Bunbury Papers, E 18/660.2.

165. Sir Ambrose Heal, The London Furniture Makers … 1660–1840, 1953, p. 40.

166. Victoria and Albert Museum, Dept. of Furniture and Woodwork, photostats of account books kept at Longford Castle, Wiltshire: Colvin.

167. G.O., survey plans, plan of No. 52 of 24 June 1852.

168. GBM 13/173, 202, 214–15: G.O., survey plans, various plans of No. 52.

169. GBM 26/516; 27/232, 366.

170. Ibid., 40/427–8.

171. N.M.R., Bedford Lemere photos., nos. 18487, 18492, reproduced in Nicholas Cooper, The Opulent Eye, 1976, Pls. 143–4 (where it is mistakenly called No. 52 Grosvenor Square).

172. N.M.R., Bedford Lemere day books, descriptions of nos. 18481–18500.

173. Harper's Bazaar, June 1931, pp. 38–9, 82–3: Madge Garland, The Indecisive Decade, 1968, pp. 22–4: P.O.D.

174. B.A. 104692.

175. GLB II/49: M.D.R. 1725/3/231.

176. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1926–8, pt. 2, p. 442.

177. P.O.D.: newspaper cuttings in Evening News library, 20 June, 24 Oct. 1929: Finale. Self-portrait of Nadja Malacrida, 1935, pp. 13, 49–52, 60, 65, 68: The Architectural Review, vol. LXXIII, Jan. 1933, p. 40: D.S.R. 1932/387; 1934/69.

178. G.O., war damage photo. no. 20.

179. B.R. 106440.

180. GBM 11/231, 233, 386.

181. GLB II/49: M.D.R. 1725/3/229: Survey of London, vol. XXXIX, 1977, Pl. 8c.

182. S.M., Soane Drawings, portf. XXXVIII, set 2, ff. 7–9.

183. GLB I/2: M.D.R. 1724/2/301.

184. GBM 32/336, 367: 34/395, 405–7.

185. Mayfair and Town Topics, 2 Feb. 1911, p. 269: D.S.R. 1908/345.

186. B.R. 109706: D.S.R. 1936/1370.

187. GBM 34/395: D.S.R. 1907/298.

188. B.R. 109706.

189. GLB I/2: M.D.R. 1725/2/180.

190. GBM 31/180.

191. Ibid., 37/379–84: D.S.R. 1909/297, 303: B.A. 35082.

192. GBM 37/383: D.S.R. 1909/297.

193. M.B.W. Minutes, 2 April 1869, p. 399: W.C.L., St. George's, Hanover Square, surveyor's plans, no. 1393: B.A. 35082: D.S.R. 1910/12.

194. GBM 33/495–6; 34/442.

195. Ibid., 37/381.

196. GLB I/2: M.D.R. 1723/6/302.

197. M.D.R. 1725/3/90: R.B.: D.N.B.

198. Authentick Memoirs of the Life of that Celebrated Actress Mrs. Ann Oldfield, 3rd ed., 1730, pp. 27–8, 35–6 (B.L. pressmark 10826. bb. 28).

199. GBM 26/419; 27/91, 129, 189.

200. Ibid., 28/51; 29/305; 31/408–11.

201. B. 17 Feb. 1911, p. 222.

202. GBM 31/410.

203. B.A. 25673: L.C.C. Minutes, 4 July 1905, p. 232.

204. D.S.R. 1905/263.

205. GBM 31/409.

206. B.A. 109863.

207. GLB I/2: M.D.R. 1723/5/369.

208. GBM 39/209–14: P.P., 1874, X, S.C. on the Metropolitan Buildings and Management Bill, pp. 130–1: G.O., elevational drawing of Nos. 64–65.

209. GBM 1/244.

210. G.O., misc. box 13, abstract of title to estate of Bird's trustees; Bird V. Lefevre, sale parties. of 1792: M.L.R. 1793/6/148.

211. D.S.R. 1912/298.

212. Ibid., 1876/225.

213. GBM 17/492; 19/388: D.S.R. 1872/51: see also P.P., 1874, X, ut supra.

214. GBM 39/209–14: D.S.R. 1912/109.

215. GBM 39/209–14.

216. Burke's Landed Gentry, 1965 ed., vol. I, p. 237.

217. Correspondence and drawings in the possession of Mr. H. D. Steiner at No. 66 Grosvenor Street.

218. GBM 39/214.

219. D.S.R. 1913/303.

220. B.R. 110026.

221. GLB I/2: M.D.R. 1722/3/296.

222. M.D.R. 1722/3/295.

223. Badminton House MSS., 110.1.43.

224. W.C.L., St. George's, Hanover Square, surveyor's plans, nos. 1397–8.

225. P.R.O., PROB 3/32/71.

226. D.S.R. 1881/154.

227. B.R. 108822.

228. M.B.W. Minutes, 10 May 1867, p. 565.

229. GBM 37/457–8: D.S.R. 1910/313, 379–80.

230. Richard Rush, The Court of London, 1873 ed., p. 59: Guildhall Library, Print Collection, W2/GRO: Edward Walford, Old and New London, 1897 ed., vol. IV, p. 342: Richard D. Altick, The Shows of London, 1978, pp. 115–16, 392–3: R.B.

231. GLB I/2: M.D.R. 1723/5/163.

232. GBM 13/68.

233. Survey of London, vol. XXXVI, 1970, p. 234 and Pl. 84b.

234. D.S.R. 1851/263.

235. S.M., Soane bill book F, ff. 104–32.

236. GBM 10/424: D.N.B.

237. GBM 30/356; 32/237–40, 331, 421.

238. Ibid., 32/331; 34/421, 423.

239. B.R. 102226.

240. The Times, 28 Oct. 1873, p. 7d; 31 Oct. 1873, p. 8b: B. 22 Nov. 1873, p. 936 (xi): GBM 18/196, 234–5, 311–12.

241. GBM 36/394.

242. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1929–30, 31 Dec. 1929.

243. The Architectural Review, vol. LXVII, April 1930, pp. 175–8: B. 10 Jan. 1930, pp. 48, 92–3, 130: G.O., photos. of No. 70: D.S.R. 1928/670.

244. B.R. 63278.

245. GLB I/2: M.D.R. 1722/1/196.

246. Helen Sard Hughes, The Gentle Hertford, 1940, p. 63.

247. Information from Exeter MSS. at Burghley kindly supplied by Dr. E. C. Till.

248. GBM 11/23, 272, 500, 520; 12/41.

249. GLB I/2: M.D.R. 1722/1/195.

250. GBM 11/22, 500, 520: D.S.R. 1851/262.

251. B.A. 62282.

252. GBM 32/362, 385.

253. GLB I/2: M.D.R. 1722/3/135.

254. GBM 12/425, 445, 468.

255. Ibid., 17/383: M.B.W. Minutes, 22 Dec. 1871, p. 735.

256. P.O.D.: P.R.O., HO 107/733, bk. 5, f. 19.

257. GBM 12/445: G.O., plans of alterations at No. 74 dated Aug. 1849.

258. GBM 39/11–12, 14–16, 23, 550.

259. GLB I/2: R.B.

260. GBM 33/502; 39/11–12.

261. B.A. 39765.

262. B.R. 13539: D.S.R. 1938/505, 1429: information kindly supplied by Messrs. Hillier, Parker, May and Rowden.

263. John Fleming, Robert Adam and His Circle, 1961, pp. 243, 246, 250–1, 253–4.

264. S.M., Adam Drawings, VII/223–9: A. T. Bolton, The Architecture of Robert and James Adam, 1922, vol. I, pp. 25–6.

265. The Morning Post, 23 Feb., 21 May 1809.

266. GBM 13/110, 113, 130, 232: D.S.R. 1852/583–4.

267. M.D.R. 1721/6/196, witness to deed.

268. GBM 39/130: G.O., plans and elevations for rebuilding, 1852–4.

269. M.D.R. 1722/4/150: R.B.

270. GBM 19/521; 20/319–20.

CHAPTER III (pp. 58–63)

Bourdon Street and Grosvenor Hill Area

1. GBA 1: GLB I/2.

2. GBM 7/421, 445; 8/78, 305.

3. M.D.R. 1723/2/103.

4. E.H.P., box 77/2, 'A Particular of Ground-Rents, and other Leasehold Premises, Late the Estate of Mr. Richard Barlow, deceased'.

5. G.L.R.O. (M), WR/PP, Reg. 5, 1749; TC/St.G./1.

6. Survey of London, vol. XXXIX, 1977, p. 98, based on the census of 1841.

7. B. 27 Nov. 1858, p. 805.

8. The Grosvenor Estate Strategy for Mayfair and Belgravia, 1971, pp. 40–1, 109–10.

9. B.A. 60934.

10. G.O., survey plans, Jones Street, c. 1824.

11. Ibid., lease particulars books: GBM 11/195–6, 231–3, 371, 385–6, 411–13, 426, 468; 12/404, 452.

12. GBM 12/170–1, 288–9: M.D.R. 1848/7/252.

13. M.D.R. 1844/7/874: B.A. 22278.

14. GBM 11/23, 500: B.A. 60844.

15. GBM 37/379–84.

16. Ibid., 32/331; 34/421–3: D.S.R. 1907/59.

17. GBM 31/408–11; 35/160: D.S.R. 1904/255.

18. GBM 24/181–2, 501; 27/192; 28/56.

19. D.S.R. 1889/10–13.

20. GBM 28/220: D.S.R. 1900/161.

21. GBM 24/241.

22. B.A. 103904.

23. GBM 19/457–8, 479; 20/461: G.O., Trustees' accounts, 1874–1901: D.S.R. 1880/138.

24. GBM 25/241.

25. B.N. 24 Dec. 1880, p. 732: G.O., Trustees' accounts, 1874–1901.

26. D.S.R. 1885/58: GBM 20/430.

27. GBM 24/526; 32/442, 514, 546; 33/109; 39/251: G.O., Duke's instruction books, 1905–8, pp. 63, 81; 1912–14, pp. 24, 70: D.S.R. 1906/738.

28. J. Lindeboom, Austin Friars. History of the Dutch Reformed Church in London 1550–1950, 1950, pp. 191–3.

29. GBM 18/333: C. E. Hallé, Notes from a Painter's Life, 1909, pp. 99–102.

30. D.S.R. 1876/123.

31. The Athenaeum, 20 Jan. 1877, p. 88: B. 28 April 1877, p. 424: B.N. 20 April 1877, p. 399: Hallé, op. cit., p. 102.

32. B.A. 36222.

33. B. 28 April, 12 May 1877, pp. 424, 473: The Illustrated London News, 5 May 1877, p. 419: The Times, 1 Oct. 1912: Survey of London, vol. XXXVIII, 1975, p. 101.

34. The Illustrated London News, 12 May 1877, p. 450: The Times, 1 Oct. 1912.

35. Robin Spencer, The Aesthetic Movement: theory and practice, 1972, p. 81.

36. The Times, 1 Oct. 1912: see also Barrie Bullen, 'The Palace of Art: Sir Coutts Lindsay and the Grosvenor Gallery' in Apollo, Nov. 1975, pp. 352–7.

37. Hallé, op. cit., pp. 152, 158–9: Nicolas Barker, Bibliotheca Lindesiana, 1977, pp. 295–7, 302–3: GBM 22/57: D.S.R. 1884/188: R.I.B.A., nomination papers for FRIBA, 1888, Fairfax B. Wade.

38. The Times, 24 Oct. 1890.

39. R. H. Parsons, The Early Days of the Power Station Industry, 1939, p. 21.

40. Ibid., pp. 21–7: The Electrician, 13 Dec. 1884, p. 82; 28 Feb. 1885, p. 324: GBM 22/57–8.

41. Parsons, op. cit., pp. 22–7, 36: Arthur Ridding, S. Z. de Ferranti, 1964 (Science Museum Booklet), pp. 12–19: G. Z. Ferranti and Richard Ince, The Life and Letters of Sebastian Ziani de Ferranti, 1934, pp. 54–7, 65–6, 106: D.S.R. 1891/24: GBM 22/533; 24/249–50; 25/75–6.

42. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 5th ed., 1954, vol. VI, p. 751.

43. Ibid., vol. I, p. 61: The Architectural Review, vol. XVI, Sept. 1904, pp. 130–4: B. 24 Nov. 1911, p. 598: The Times, 19 Jan. 1904, advertisement.

44. G.L.R.O. (L), Theatres plans, roll 2: B.A. 36222.

45. W.C.L., C784, pp. 125, 474–6; C785, pp. 26, 39–45, 108, 211: D.S.R. 1853/373.

46. GBM 19/397–8; 20/77–8, 84; 29/364; 30/124; 38/248–9: Daily News, 8 Sept. 1910.

47. GBM 12/404, 452; 13/153, 183, 206–7: B. 3 Dec. 1853, p. 721: St. George Hanover Square. The Rector's Address and Report of Charities, 1887, p. 6: Henry Roberts, The Improvement of the Dwellings of the Labouring Classes, 1859, p. 33: Henry Roberts, The Progress and Present Aspect of the Movement for Improving the Dwellings of the Labouring Classes, 1861, pp. 10–11.

48. D.S.R. 1876/132.

49. GBM 13/277, 310, 432, 538; 14/32, 97: Roberts, The Improvement …, ut supra, p. 33: Roberts, The Progress …, ut supra, pp. 10–11: B. 27 Oct. 1860, p. 683.

50. Timber Trades Journal: Annual Special Issue, Jan. 1965, p. 170.

51. GBM 16/1, 77–9, 128–9, 168–9; 23/479; 24/347–8: B. 21 Nov. 1868, p. 868: D.S.R. 1890/224.

52. GBM 19/159, 378; 20/471–2; 21/183–4, 451: plans and minute books of St. George's Institute kept in the vestry of St. George's, Hanover Square: St. George Hanover Square. The Rector's Address and Report of Charities, 1882, pp. 10–11; 1883, p. 3; 1885, pp. 3, 40–4.

53. GBM 21/93, 152; 22/300; 23/287–8: W.C.L., St. George's, Hanover Square, surveyors' plans, nos. 354–9: St. George Hanover Square. The Rector's Address and Report of Charities, 1888, pp. 9–10; 1889, p. 9; 1890, p. 11: B.A. 12271.

CHAPTER IV (pp. 64–7)

Berkeley Square, North Side

1. B. H. Johnson, Berkeley Square to Bond Street, 1952, pp. 165, 178: G.O., Berkeley estate box, agreements of 8 April 1736 and 24 April 1740 with Cock and Hillyard.

2. M.D.R. 1721/2/138; 1723/2/103; 1726/5/46.

3. R.B.

4. G.L.R.O. (M), TC/St. G./1: R.B.: G.O., misc. box 13, Bird v. Lefevre, sale partics. of 1792.

5. G.O., survey plans, elevational drawing of Berkeley Square, n. side.

6. M.D.R. 1738/3/52–3; 1739/3/519; 1740/1/280; 1743/3/240.

7. G.O., misc. box 13, Bird v. Lefevre, sale partics. of 1792, lot no. 55.

8. London and its Environs Described, [printed by R. and J. Dodsley], vol. I, 1761, pp. 280–94.

9. Thomas Malton, A Picturesque Tour through the Cities of London and Westminster, vol. II, 1792, p. 105: The World, 28 Oct. 1793.

10. GBM 1/110.

11. Ibid., 7/4, 164–5, 238, 264, 310, 366, 445; 8/78, 188, 218, 267, 305, 374, 382, 458, 529–30: Life at Fonthill 1807–1822, ed. Boyd Alexander, 1957, pp. 295–6.

12. GBM 8/530: Hermione Hobhouse, Thomas Cubitt, Master Builder, 1971, pp. 53–4.

13. W.C.S. 177, p. 295; 178, p. 6.

14. GBM 7/4, 238.

15. G.O., Cundy box, executorship papers of Thomas Cundy I.

16. P.R.O., C107/69, leases of 5 Dec. 1724 and 21 May 1726 to F. Cornish.

17. Ibid., account of the estate belonging to Mr. William Linnell, deceased.

18. R.B.: G.L.R.O. (M), TC/St. G./1: P.O.D.

19. P.R.O., C107/69, particularly an appraisement of the goods, stock-in-trade, etc. of the late William Linnell, c. 1763: G.O., survey plans and elevation of John Linnell's premises: see also Patricia Anne Kirkham, 'The Careers of William and John Linnell' in Furniture History, vol. 3, 1967, pp. 29–44.

20. R.B.: Holden's Triennial Directory, 1799.

21. D.S.R. 1852/333.

22. The Epicure's Almanack; Or, Calendar of Good Living, 1815, p. 189.

23. GBM 18/188; 21/132; 30/57.

24. Ibid., 30/57; 31/101–6.

25. Ibid., 31/101–10; 32/455–64; 34/473–4: GA, agreement of 7 March 1905: The Architectural Review, vol. XXIII, May 1908, p. 294: Flats, Urban Houses and Cottage Homes, ed. W. Shaw Sparrow, 1906, p. 33.

26. Edwardian Architecture and Its Origins, ed. Alastair Service, 1975, p. 450: see also A. E. Richardson, 'Some Recent "Mansion Flats" in London. Frank T. Verity, Architect', in The Architectural Review, vol. XXIII, May 1908, pp. 286–96.

27. GBM 8/458, 511; 9/80: GA, assignment of 7 April 1823.

28. D.S.R. 1938/519, 929, 1454.

29. GBM 34/262, 332; 37/356.

30. B.N. 6 May 1910, p. 621 and facing page: elevation also reproduced in Edwardian Architecture and Its Origins, p. 481.

31. GBM 37/358, 395–6.

32. Ibid., 8/530: GA, assignment of 16 Dec. 1822.

33. D.S.R. 1929/101.

34. GBM 8/529.

35. The Morning Post, 12 May 1824; 21 May 1829.

36. M.D.R. 1882/31/947: GBM 21/207, 210–11: M.B.W. Minutes, 24 Nov. 1882, pp. 807, 838.

37. GBM 8/530; 9/472: Richard Pares, A West-India Fortune, 1950, passim.

38. B.R. 6909.

CHAPTER V (pp. 68–85)

Davies Street Area

1. GBA 1, 2, 7, 9, 10, 12, 15, 33, 36.

2. Ibid., 33, 36: GLB II/41, 49.

3. GLB I/27: M.D.R. 1739/1/115: R.B.

4. R.B.: Burke's Peerage.

5. W.C.L., C137, engraving of Mivart's Hotel (1).

6. G.L.R.O.(M), WR/PP, Reg. 5, 1749: R.B.

7. G.L.R.O.(M), TC/St. G./1.

8. GLB II/41.

9. G.O. box Q bundle 35; box S, bundle 157; chest C, bundle 11, 30 April, 9 May 1787: GLB XXI/551–69.

10. G.O., box S, bundle 157, petitions: GLB IV/99.

11. G.O., box S, bundle 157: GBM 1/42–3, 211, 230, 262, 266, 290, 297; 2/262.

12. P.R.O., HO 107/733, bk. 8, ff. 12–15.

13. Rev. John Telford, Two West-End Chapels, 1886, pp. 86–92.

14. GLB XXI/562: Colvin.

15. GBM 13/533, 538; 14/97: Particulars of Improved Working Class Dwellings at present upon the Duke of Westminster's London Estate, 1884: B. 6 July 1901, p. 6.

16. G.L.C., Photo. Lib., 96.0 Dav., 76/17633: R.B.

17. GBM 7/199, 259, 369, 411; 8/194, 272: GA, Davies St., leases of 22 July, 7 Oct, 7 Nov. to S. Smith.

18. R.B.

19. GBM 11/386, 412–13: GA, Davies St., leases of 10, 22 July 1838, 12 June 1839 to T. Cubitt or his nominees: G.O., war damage photo., no. 20.

20. GBM 15/441; 19/494; 20/17, 23, 26; 21/10, 30, 213–14.

21. Ibid., 14/527: P.O.D.

22. English Army Lists … 1661–1714, ed. Charles Dalton, vol. VI, 1707–14, p. 246: H. Avray Tipping, 'Bourdon House, Mayfair' in Country Life, 22 Oct. 1921, p. 516.

23. G.L.R.O.(M), Middlesex Sessions Rolls, transcripts, vol. 13, April 1722-Feb. 1726/7, ff. 190–2, 320, 322–3: W.C.L., C766, pp. 37, 85, 147.

24. M.D.R. 1723/2/286.

25. W.C.L., WBA 343/3, 3 Dec. 1724.

26. Williams and Glyn's Bank, Bishopsgate, Glyn Mills archives, Bird v. Lefevre papers, manuscript site-plan, [1779].

27. M.D.R. 1728/1/341.

28. Glyn Mills archives, manuscript plan, ut supra: M.D.R. 1737/2/68.

29. E.H.P., box 77/2, 'A Particular of Ground-Rents, and other Leasehold Premises, Late the Estate of Mr. Richard Barlow, deceased': W.C.L., WBA 343/3, 3 Dec. 1724: M.D.R. 1793/4/183: Glyn Mills archives, Bird v. Lefevre papers, copy of surveyor's report on property held by T. Caswall, 1792.

30. R.B.: J. H. Leslie, The History of Landguard Fort, in Suffolk, 1898, pp. 104, 114.

31. M.D.R. 1737/2/240: Glyn Mills archives, Bird V. Lefevre papers, Mr. Powsey's survey of part of the estate of Elias Bird, 24 Sept. 1779.

32. M.D.R. 1737/2/68.

33. The Gentleman's Magazine, vol. XIV, 1744, p. 108.

34. Sir Lewis Namier and John Brooke, The House of Commons 1754–1790, 1964, vol. II, pp. 69–70.

35. Ibid., vol. II, pp. 197–8: Victoria County History of Hertfordshire, vol. III, 1912, p. 137: The Gentleman's Magazine, vol. LXXII, pt. 2, 1802, pp. 180–1.

36. M.D.R. 1737/4/584: Namier and Brooke, op. cit., vol. II, pp. 197–8.

37. GBM 3/148.

38. Glyn Mills archives, Bird V. Lefevre papers, copy of surveyor's report on property held by T. Caswall, 1792.

39. Royal Bank of Scotland, Drummonds Branch, ledgers, 1783–6, sub Caswall.

40. P.R.O., PROB 11/1380/675.

41. GBM 5/77, 138, 164: GA, lease of 20 May 1811.

42. GBM 8/208.

43. Essex R.O., D/DRh F. 26.

44. P.R.O., PROB 11/1784/206: Essex R.O., D/DRh F. 11, notes on Rounds: R.B.

45. Essex R.O., D/DRh F.25/19.

46. M.D.R. 1845/1/622: Victoria and Albert Museum Library, Holland and Sons ledgers, 1843–5, O-T, f. 247r.: R.B.: P.O.D.

47. R.B.: P.O.D.

48. D.N.B.: The Illustrated London News, 8 Aug. 1868, p. 139.

49. GBM 14/527: R.B.

50. GBM 17/221.

51. Ibid., 17/202.

52. Ibid., 17/402: D.S.R. 1872/8: R.B.

53. Sir Shane Leslie, The Film of Memory, 1938, pp. 122–3.

54. P.O.D.: P.P.R., index to wills, 1891, 1909.

55. GBM 37/213–14.

56. Ibid.: The Architectural Review, vol. XXVI, Nov. 1909, pp. 214–18; vol. XXVII, March 1910, pp. 131–5.

57. See also The Architectural Review, vol. XXVII, p. 132.

58. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1909–11, pp. 19, 29.

59. GBM 37/215–18.

60. Ibid., 37/219–20: D.S.R. 1902/282; 1909/322.

61. GBM 37/222.

62. Ibid., 37/221–2.

63. Ibid., 36/527.

64. Tipping, op. cit. (ref. 22), p. 521.

65. GBM 37/219–20: G.E.C.: information kindly supplied by Mr. Guy Acloque.

66. The Lady, 20 Jan. 1910, p. 86.

67. GBM 37/219–20, 235–6.

68. Ibid., 37/220.

69. Tipping, op. cit. (ref. 22), p. 518: GBM 37/220.

70. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1909–11, pp. 65, 106: GA, tenancy agreement of 25 Nov. 1911.

71. D.S.R. 1911/409: GBM 37/235–6, 398.

72. GBM 38/475–6.

73. Ibid., 38/477, 522: G. O., Duke's instruction book, 1912–14, p. 1; improvement account book no. 3, 23 Nov. 1912.

74. GBM 38/477.

75. Ibid., 38/477, 522; 42/182.

76. Ibid., 42/182.

77. P.O.D.

78. Information kindly supplied by Mallett at Bourdon House Ltd.: date tablet on store-room.

79. Information kindly supplied by Mallett.

80. GBM 37/215–16.

81. The Architectural Review, vol. XXVII, March 1910, p. 134.

82. GBM 32/525; 36/521, 524, 526–30; 38/247–54: P.O.D.: B.A. 35485: D.S.R. 1911/21: documents in the possession of John Garlick and Son.

83. B.A. 52470: D.S.R. 1924/70.

84. GBM 11/417, 422–3.

85. B.R. 12551.

86. G.L.R.O.(M), LV(W) 51/7.

87. Survey of London, vol. XXXIX, 1977, pp. 42–3.

88. GBM 23/252; 24/109, 155–7, 523: Major C. A. Cuthbert Keeson, The History and Records of Queen Victoria's Rifles 1792–1922, 1923, pp. 527–36.

89. B. 24 Oct. 1896, pp. 332–3.

90. Information from tablet inside building.

91. GBM 23/7, 344, 477; 24/269–70: D.S.R. 1889/232: 'A History of John Bolding & Sons' in The Plumber and Journal of Heating, July 1962: P.O.D.: GA, lease of 15 May 1891.

92. B. 4 July 1891, p. 15: B.N. 27 June 1890, p. 923.

93. D.S.R. 1932/799: information kindly supplied by Mr. Alfred Goddard of Boldings.

94. B.A. 104692: B.R. 126765.

95. B.R. 12546.

96. GBM 9/166.

97. GA, lease of 9 Aug. 1824.

98. M.D.R. 1824/12/756–60.

99. The Times, 3 March 1831, p. 8.

100. GBM 22/71–2, 76.

101. G.O., Trustees' accounts, 1921–7; Estate Surveyor's letterbook 11, 12 Feb. 1923: D.S.R. 1922/266.

102. M.B.W. Minutes, 21 July 1865, p. 901.

103. C.C., file 71401, pt. 1.

104. GBM 25/515.

105. Ibid., 20/517–18.

106. Ibid., 24/363–4; 25/135–6: C.C., file 71401, pt. 1:54 and 55 Vict., c. 191, local.

107. GBM 25/430, 515; 26/425: C.C., file 71401, pt. 2: The Guardian, 19 Feb. 1896.

108. The Times, 11 March 1938: R.I.B.A., biographical files 774 and 1836: R.I.B.A. Journal, 3rd. ser., vol. XLV, 1937–8, p. 258.

109. The Builders' Journal, 24 March 1897, pp. 88–9: Architectural Association Notes, vol. X, 1896, p. 174.

110. B. 18 April 1896, p. 339.

111. B.N. 12 March 1897, p. 381: B. 22 Feb., 18 April 1896, pp. 171, 339: The Builders' Journal, 24 March 1897, pp. 88–9.

112. D.S.R. 1919/66: C.C., file 101323.

113. C.C., file 101323.

114. R.I.B.A., biographical file 774: The Times, 11 March 1938.

115. C.C., file 71401, pt. 2; 101323.

116. P.P., 1903, XLIX, Endowed Charities (County of London), pp. 112–14.

117. GBM 21/425; 23/261–2, 330, 443–4; 24/151: B. 29 June 1889, p. 484; 20 Feb. 1892, p. 140.

118. D.S.R. 1939/655: B.A. 78850: The Architectural Review, vol. CVIII, Oct. 1950, p. 274.

119. GBM 24/343, 387–8; 25/225–6; 26/143: R. H. Parsons, The Early Days of the Power Station Industry, 1939, pp. 97–8, 102: D.S.R. 1890/218–21.

120. The British Almanac and Companion for 1893, p. 297: see also The Builders' Journal and Architectural Record, 16 April 1902, p. 128.

121. GBA 18: GLB IV/94–5; XI/292: G.O., misc. box 6, paper entitled 'Mr. Jenner's Case'.

122. GLB III/68: G.L.R.O.(M), LV(W) 68/33: G.O., survey plan of Oliver's Mount public house.

123. P.R.O., C105/21; C11/2430/38; C11/2431/39.

124. B.A. 63892: D.S.R. 1929/470–2.

125. B.A. 55563: D.S.R. 1926/557.

126. The Architect and Building News, 6 Jan. 1928, pp. 57, 59.

127. B.A. 62284.

128. Ibid., 29881, 62284, 64918: B.R. 100040: D.S.R. 1929/454: G.O., Trustees' accounts, 1928–33; Duke's instruction book, 1929–30, 6 March 1929.

129. B.R. 108548.

130. D.S.R. 1929/247: The Architect and Building News, 6 March 1931, p. 357: G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1929–30, 6 March 1929; Trustees' accounts, 1928–33.

131. GBM 35/281–2; 36/294–8: D.S.R. 1908/301, 327: B.A. 33049.

132. GBM 21/135–6.

133. B.A. 73400.

134. Ibid., 86148.

135. B.R. 122415.

136. The Architects' Journal, 26 April 1933, p. 560: G.O., 'Approximate amounts expended on Rebuildings and Remodellings', 1932.

137. GLB XXIX/790–2, 795: GBM 8/478.

138. Information kindly supplied by the Hon. Claud Phillimore, and Mr. I. B. Scott of the Grosvenor Office.

139. D.S.R. 1939/622, 657.

140. GBM 38/223, 229, 350.

141. D.S.R. 1881/77, 250.

142. GBM 24/247.

143. M.D.R. 1738/5/512.

144. G.L.R.O.(M), TC/St. G./1, sub Black Horse Mews.

145. GBM 7/126; 11/417, 422–3: G.O., survey plans, Davies Street.

146. P.P., 1903, XLIX, Endowed Charities (County of London), pp. 112–14: GBM 16/365.

147. GBM 28/525; 29/191–6, 253–4; 30/269–70, 272: D.S.R. 1901/416; 1902/127, 135.

148. D.S.R. 1932/277: 'A History of John Bolding & Sons' in The Plumber and Journal of Heating, July 1962.

149. Survey of London, vol. XXXIX, 1977, p. 51, 51n.

150. GLB I/11.

151. Colvin.

152. G.O., survey plans, Brook St., various plans of No. 39 and its associated buildings: see also fig. 4 in vol. XXXIX where, however, the dimensions, based on the original survey plan of 1778–9, are incorrect.

153. GBM 1/125.

154. G.O., survey plans, Brook St., plans of No. 39 and its associated buildings dated Aug. 1799 and Dec. 1802.

155. Derek Linstrum, Sir Jeffry Wyatville Architect to the King, 1972, pp. 19–20, 242–3: Holden's Triennial Directory for 1802–4; …for 1805–7; … for 1809–11: P.O.D.

156. GA, leases of Nos. 52, 53 and 54 Brook's Mews of 1887.

157. G.L.R.O.(M), TC/St. G./1: R.B.

158. G.O., survey plans, Grosvenor St., No. 22, 25 March 1808.

159. B.A. 45352: B.R. 11586: D.S.R. 1927/640–1.

160. B.R. 81496.

161. W.C.S. 51, pp. 366–7.

162. Ibid., 52, pp. 102–3.

163. D.S.R. 1900/27, 46, 75, 130; 1901/195.

164. B.A. 61629: B.R. 8068.

165. D.S.R. 1898/12–15: GBM 27/354.

CHAPTER VI (pp. 86–98)

Duke Street Area

1. GBA 38, 51.

2. Robert Seymour, A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, vol. II, 1735, p. 666.

3. R.B.

4. G.L.R.O. (M), TC/St. G./1.

5. W.C.L., C769, pp. 121, 123.

6. William Maitland, The History of London, vol. II, 1775, p. 1315: Thomas Ryan, The History of Queen Charlotte's Lying-In Hospital, 1885, pp. 1–5.

7. GBM 2/156; 3/62.

8. Ibid., 11/10, 272.

9. P.R.O., RG 10/94, ff. 22v–25v; 10/95, ff. 45v–48v.

10. GBM 24/171, 271–2, 279–80, 498; 25/527.

11. B. 28 June 1890, p. 466: B.N. 13 Feb. 1891, p. 229; 7 Aug. 1891, p. 178: The Architect, 16 Aug. 1895, p. 104.

12. GBM 20/316, 390; 21/53–4, 56; 22/385–6: B. 25 Aug. 1883, p. 250.

13. Elaine Kaye, The History of the King's Weigh House Church, 1968, pp. 96–103.

14. GBM 22/426, 458; 24/422; 25/351: Dr. Williams's Library, press cutting of 1891 in King's Weigh House Building Committee Minutes 1887–91.

15. GBM 23/354, 24/161–2: Dr. Williams's Library, King's Weigh House Building Committee Minutes, passim: R. Tudur Jones, Congregationalism in England, 1962, p. 329: B. 18 Jan. 1890, p. 44.

16. Kaye, op. cit., p. 109.

17. Dr. Williams's Library, King's Weigh House Minutes of Church Meetings and of Deacons' Meetings, 1903–4: B. 26 Nov. 1904, p. 550.

18. W. E. Orchard, From Faith to Faith, 1933, p. 116.

19. Kaye, op. cit., pp. 140–52.

20. GBM 25/231, 233, 355, 422, 462, 483, 523; 26/217, 249: B. 13 Feb. 1897, pp. 148–9.

21. GBM 27/523; 28/113–14: D.S.R. 1900/179.

22. GBM 37/224, 226: P.O.D.

23. GBM 27/188, 498: information kindly supplied by Miss J. B. Courtauld: B.A. 16321A; 105059: D.S.R. 1899/229; 1924/180: P.O.D.

24. GBM 22/320; 23/319–20, 431: B. 12 Nov. 1887, p. 666.

25. GBM 29/437–8; 30/245–54; 31/231–42; 32/501–4; 33/241–6: B.N. 1, 8 April 1904, pp. 472–6, 481, 575; 8 July 1904, p. 44: R.I.B.A., nomination papers for FRIBA, 1912, C.H. Reilly.

26. GBM 35/429.

27. Ibid., 20/190; 23/99–100, 303–4: D.S.R. 1886/290–1.

28. GBM 25/231, 356; 26/263, 301, 343–4, 532; 27/387, 513–14; 28/303.

29. Ibid., 26/531; 27/107, 111: B.A. 71086: P.O.D.

30. P.R.O., HO 107/1477, f. 478.

31. R.B.: P.P.R., index to wills, 1860, sub Seth Smith.

32. GBM 8/478.

33. G.O., building agreements, bundle 6, 15 April 1822.

34. Pigot's New Commercial Directory, 1822–3: Colvin.

35. GLB XXIX-XXXI/786–842.

36. GBM 9/369.

37. Derbyshire R.O., D518 M/T 152–69 passim: M.D.R. 1829/8/244; 1831/6/136: GLB XXX/824; XXXI/834, 836: R.B.

38. GBM 10/328–9.

39. Ibid., 11/151.

40. P.R.O., HO 107/733, bk. 8, ff. 34–46; bk. 9, ff. 4–15.

41. GBM 12/426; 15/402.

42. GLB XXX/834–8.

43. GBM 24/145, 174, 303, 328; 25/193, 480; 27/125; 28/371.

44. Ibid., 28/371, 512: D.S.R. 1900/159.

45. GBM 45/48, 51: D.S.R. 1923/187.

46. Country Life, 22 May 1958, pp. 1140–2.

47. M.D.R. 1735/2/254, 383; 1754/3/16, 212.

48. William Myles, A Chronological History of the People called Methodists, 1813 ed., p. 434: Rev. John Telford, Two West End Chapels, 1886, pp. 92, 102: The Evangelical Magazine, vol. XXI, 1813, p. 395.

49. GBM 9/369: The Evangelical Magazine, new ser., vol. II, 1824, p. 493.

50. Ordnance Survey map, 1872.

51. The Evangelical Magazine, new ser., vol. III, 1825, p. 468.

52. GLB XXIX/809: R.B.: Congregational Year Book, 1848, p. 268.

53. GBM 20/316, 390; 21/53–4; 22/385–6, 426; 23/354; 24/161–2.

54. G.O., Particulars of Improved Working Class Dwellings at present upon the Duke of Westminster's London Estate, March 1884.

55. GBM 15/49, 62–3, 69–70, 80–2, 98, 103–4, 157–8, 231–3, 270–1, 321, 347–8, 434–5, 490–1, 515.

56. Ibid., 15/444–5; 16/64–5, 80–1.

57. J. A. Mays, Ground Plan and Elevation of Langbourne Buildings with descriptive notes, 1863, pp. 21–3.

58. J. N. Tarn, Five Per Cent Philanthropy, 1973, pp. 50–6.

59. P.P., 1884–5, XXX, R.C. on the Housing of the Working Classes, p. 427.

60. GBM 16/81, 100–2, 316–17, 324–5; 17/487–90; 18/46–8.

61. Ibid., 17/487–90; 18/46–8.

62. Ibid., 21/471–2.

63. C.C., file 66840.

64. GBM 16/75–6, 492–3; 17/48, 141–2, 308: P.P., 1874, X, S.C. on Metropolitan Buildings and Management Bill, p. 252.

65. GBM 17/141–2, 308: B. 10 Feb. 1872, p. 110.

66. GBM 17/141–2.

67. Ibid., 16/493; 17/308.

68. Ibid., 17/309.

69. Ibid., 19/56, 74.

70. Ibid., 20/212.

71. Ibid., 20/212; 21/14.

72. P.P., 1884–5, XXX, R.C. on the Housing of the Working Classes, p. 177.

73. GBM 21/471–2, 497–8; 22/201–2; 23/105–6.

74. Ibid., 22/201–2.

75. Plans in possession of the Peabody Trust.

76. GBM 22/202.

77. Ibid., 23/425–6, 470.

78. Ibid., 23/107–8, 428, 469–70; 24/107–8, 215–17, 379.

79. B.N. 4 Nov. 1892, p. 629.

80. GBM 25/303–5.

81. Ibid., 24/219–20, 283–5, 380; 25/107–9, 303–4.

82. Ibid., 22/202; 23/106, 427.

83. Ibid., 23/426; 25/107.

84. GBM 25/109.

85. Evening Standard, 14 Aug. 1973, p. 21.

CHAPTER VII (pp. 99–111)

North Audley Street

1. GBA 54.

2. E.H.P., item 1193, lease and plan book, p. 32.

3. GLB VII/182–3, 194.

4. R. Horwood, Plan of the Cities of London and Westminster …, 1792–9.

5. GA, assignment of 15 Oct. 1734.

6. R.B.: M.D.R. 1737/1/178.

7. R.B.: G.O., survey plans, N. Audley St.

8. R.B.: G.E.C.: Burke's Peerage.

9. GA, deeds of Nos. 17 and 18, 1789–1827: GBM 1/285: R.B.

10. R.B.: G.E.C.

11. M.D.R. 1844/7/736: GBM 12/86, 124–5: G.O., elevations and plans of houses, shops and workshops in N. Audley St. and North Row dated 6 Sept. 1844 and accompanying letter, J. Ponsford to T. Cundy.

12. R.B.

13. Ibid.: Burke's Peerage: G.E.C., The Complete Baronetage, vol. IV, 1904, p. 175: G.O., chest C, bundle 12, 21 June 1788.

14. R.B.: The Yale Edition of Horace Walpole's Correspondence, ed. W. S. Lewis, vols. 11 and 12, 1944, passim: Extracts from the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry, ed. Lady Theresa Lewis, vol. II, 1865, passim; vol. III, 1865, passim, esp. p. 350.

15. R.B.: P.R.O., C105/32/1, ms. plan of E. Shepherd's holding in N. Audley St.

16. R.B.: P.R.O., C105/32/1, ut supra; PROB 11/757/266: Gunnis: Hoare's Bank, Fleet St., Ledgers 31–6, 1730–6, sub E. Shepherd.

17. G.L.R.O. (M), TC/St. G./1.

18. Ibid.: Ordnance Survey maps of 1869 and 1894.

19. GBM 2/37.

20. The Farington Diary, ed. James Greig, vol. VI, 1926, p. 277: Burke's Peerage: M.D.R. 1840/8/849.

21. Boyle's Court Guide, 1807, 1808, 1810: R.B.: G.E.C.

22. Undated letter of Maria Edgeworth to her mother, [Dec. 1830], in the possession of Mrs. H. M. Colvin, who very kindly supplied a copy.

23. GBM 13/349.

24. Ibid., 24/478.

25. Ibid., 45/473: G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1919–22, p. 90; 1923–5, p. 139; 1926–8, pt. 1, pp. 248, 287: B.A. 55136: B.R. 15283: The Architect and Building News, 29 July, 30 Sept. 1927, pp. 206, 546; 23 March 1928, p. 441.

26. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1926–8, pt. 1, p. 287.

27. R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection, Lutyens' drawings.

28. Records of J. W. Falkner and Sons Ltd, and information kindly supplied by Mrs. Margaret Richardson.

29. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1929–30, p. 184.

30. Rex Whitworth, Field Marshal Lord Ligonier, 1958, passim.

31. P.R.O., C105/32/1, ms. plan of E. Shepherd's holding in N. Audley St.: M.D.R. 1735/1/285.

32. R.B.: M.D.R. 1737/3/503: Edward Croft-Murray, Decorative Painting in England 1537–1837, vol. II, 1970, p. 218: Knole, The National Trust, 1978, p. 33.

33. P.R.O., C105/32/1, ms. plan, ut supra: M.D.R. 1737/3/503: The London Daily Post, 21 Feb. 1737/8: The Daily Post, 25 Feb. 1738.

34. G.O., survey plans, N. Audley St., undated plan of Nos. 11 and 12 marked 'Mr. Akewell'.

35. M.D.R. 1735/1/285; 1737/3/503: G.O., survey plans, N. Audley St.

36. P.R.O., C105/32/1, ms. plan, ut supra: M.D.R. 1737/3/503.

37. Architectural Drawings in the Library of Elton Hall by Sir John Vanbrugh and Sir Edward Lovett Pearce, ed. Howard Colvin and Maurice Craig, for Roxburghe Club, 1964, p. xliii: Christopher Hussey, '12 North Audley Street, London' in Country Life, 15 Nov. 1962, p. 1215.

38. Whitworth, op. cit, pp. 39–40: Architectural Drawings, ut supra, p. xliii and Catalogue, no. 6.

39. Architectural Drawings, ut supra, p. xliii, and further information kindly supplied by Dr. Maurice Craig.

40. Architectural Drawings, ut supra, p. xliii and Pl. LVIII.

41. Ibid., p. xli.

42. Survey of London, vol. XXXII, 1963, pp. 556–7: W.C.L., ratebooks of St. James's parish: M.D.R. 1730/4/243.

43. The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany, ed. Lady Llanover, 1861, vol. I, p. 275.

44. See Hussey, op. cit., p. 1212 (who, however, gives no support to this theory).

45. M.D.R. 1744/3/254.

46. P.R.O., PROB 11/957/198: D.N.B.

47. R.B.: D.N.B.

48. P.O.D.

49. R.B.: Joseph Gillow, Biographical Dictionary of the English Catholics, sub Richard Gillow of Ellel Grange.

50. GBM 6/5.

51. R.B.: Colvin.

52. GBM 7/232, 253.

53. Devon R.O., Fortescue of Castle Hill MSS., 1262M/FD9; 1262M/FE18: Colvin: R.B.

54. Devon R.O., Fortescue MSS., 1262M/Leases, Middlesex/1: P.O.D.

55. G.O., survey plans, N. Audley St., plans of Nos. 11 and 12 pre-1835.

56. D.S.R. 1850/327.

57. GBM 19/440.

58. Ibid., 39/286, 328, 370.

59. GA, leases of 18 April 1921, 24 Oct. 1923.

60. Ibid., lease of 9 Nov. 1883: Burke's Peerage.

61. GA, lease of 8 Nov. 1883.

62. W.C.L., WBA 179/34: P.O.D.

63. GA, memo. on rear of lease of 9 Nov. 1883: GBM 22/469: D.S.R. 1888/99.

64. GA, agreement of 10 Aug. 1903.

65. Ibid., lease of 18 April 1921: Hussey, op. cit., p. 1213: typescript history of No. 12 compiled by Lady Aberconway.

66. GA, assignments of 19 Feb. 1932.

67. D.N.B.

68. Typescript history, ut supra: B.A. 70223.

69. Typescript history, ut supra.

70. P.O.D.: Burke's Peerage: GA, deeds of No. 11 of 1903–13.

71. Typescript history, ut supra: B.R. 6442.

72. The Times, 10 Aug. 1974.

73. Hussey, op. cit., p. 1213.

74. C.C., file 66840: GBM 20/507; 22/254: D.S.R. 1887/246.

75. C.C., file 66840: B.A. 65413: D.S.R. 1929/734.

76. C.C., file NB 23/367B.

77. Ibid., file 18288, pt. 1: M. H. Port, Six Hundred New Churches, 1961, p. 30 and n.

78. W.C.L., C779, pp. 87, 102–3.

79. Ibid., p. 176.

80. C.C., Minutes of the Commissioners for Building New Churches, vol. 3, pp. 208–9.

81. W.C.L., C779, pp. 180, 182, 212–16: C.C., Church Building Commissioners' Minutes, vol. 5, pp. 109–10, 114–17.

82. W.C.L., C779, p. 180.

83. GA, deeds of No. 15 of 15 Oct. 1734 and 24 Oct. 1789.

84. GBM 1/235; 2/16, 37, 46, 163; 3/241: G.O., chest C, bundle 12, deed poll on rear of deed of 24 Jan. 1791; chest D, bundle 14, 17 Jan. 1802.

85. W.C.L., C779, pp. 212–16: GBM 8/219, 391.

86. C.C., Church Building Commissioners' Minutes, vol. 12, pp. 26–9.

87. The Gentleman's Magazine, vol. XCIX, Nov. 1829, p. 393.

88. M.D.R. 1824/8/392.

89. C.C., file 18288, pt. 1: Church Building Commissioners, Building Committee Minutes, vol. 9, pp. 96–9, 101: G. L. Carr, 'The Commissioners' Churches of London, 1818–1837', unpublished Ph. D. dissertation, U. of Michigan, 1976, pp. 749–50.

90. R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection, Goldicutt drawings.

91. The Gentleman's Magazine, vol. XCIX, Nov. 1829, p. 395: C.C., Church Building Commissioners, Surveyor's Report Book, vol. 3, f. 5v.

92. C.C., Church Building Commissioners' Minutes, vol. 31, pp. 286–90: Port, op. cit., pp. 132, 136.

93. M.D.R. 1827/4/459: GBM 9/514.

94. C.C., file 18288, pt. 1.

95. The Gentleman's Magazine, vol. XCIX, Nov. 1829, p. 395: C.C., file 18288, pt. 1.

96. J. Britton and A. Pugin, Illustrations of the Public Buildings of London, vol. II, 1828, pp. xxiii xxiv.

97. The Gentleman's Magazine, vol. XCIX, Nov. 1829, pp. 393–4.

98. T. F. Bumpus, London Churches Ancient and Modern, 1883, pp. 212–13.

99. Ibid., p. 213.

100. D.S.R. 1878/190: W.C.L., St. Mark's Vestry Minutes, 15 April 1879.

101. Bumpus, op. cit., p. 214.

102. Winefride de l'Hôpital, Westminster Cathedral and its Architect, n.d., vol. II, pp. 650–1: drawings by J. F. Bentley in possession of Professor George Zarnecki: R.I.B.A., account book of Edward Maufe, 1930–1.

103. De l'Hôpital, op. et loc. cit.

104. D.S.R. 1919/97: R.I.B.A. Journal, 3rd ser., vol. XL, 1932, p. 143.

105. Henry Holiday, Stained Glass as an Art, 1896, p. 97; Reminiscences of My Life, 1914, p. 294.

106. W.C.L., St. George, Hanover Square, Infant School Minutes, ff. 1–7.

107. Ibid., ff. 8–11 and 21 Feb, 4 April 1831.

108. Ibid., 1 July 1835, 6 April 1836.

109. G.L.R.O. (L), MBO 73, pp. 337–8 and plan no. 250.

110. Ibid., MBO 82, p. 525: W.C.L., Infant School Minutes, 1853–9 passim; notebook of Rev. J. W. Ayre: D.S.R. 1854/200.

111. W.C.L., Infant School Minutes, 1870–1 passim; notebook of Rev. J. W. Ayre: D.S.R. 1871/96.

112. W.C.L., Infant School Minutes, 1893–5 passim.

113. Ibid., 26 Jan. 1904.

114. C.C., file 81956.

115. GBM 21/106; 23/321: P.O.D.: M.B.W. 607, order of business for 21 Oct. 1887, p. 15.

116. GBM 13/152–3, 206, 277: D.S.R. 1854/155.

117. GBM 13/152–3: G.O., plan of No. 15 dated 1857.

118. GBM 21/509; 22/54.

119. The Architect and Building News, 12 Dec. 1930, p. 783: D.S.R. 1930/228.

120. Mark Girouard, Victorian Pubs, 1975, pp. 124–6.

121. GBM 35/423–5, 427.

122. Ibid., 35/426–7; 36/132: B.R. 39157.

123. B.A. 32058: B.R. 39157.

124. GBM 24/437–8, 477.

125. Ibid., 24/477–8.

126. Ibid., 24/479–80.

127. D.S.R. 1891/219–23: GBM 25/133.

128. GBM 24/431: D.S.R. 1891/211.

129. GBM 26/193.

130. R.B.: P.O.D.: G.L.R.O. (M), TC/St. G./I.

131. GBM 26/329–30; 27/67.

132. B. 27 March 1897, pp. 298–9.

133. GBM 26/330: P.O.D.: G.L.R.O. (L), maps showing war damage.

134. GBM 27/67–8, 393.

135. Ibid., 28/134; 35/475–8.

136. Ibid., 2/37: G.L.R.O. (M), TC/St. G./1: P.R.O., HO 107/133, bk. 11, f. 18.

137. B.R. 2723.

138. GBM 16/312, 489–90; 17/69–70, 269–71: W.C.L., Minute book of St. Mark's Institute: B. 17 Aug. 1872, p. 641; 19 July 1873, p. 571: The Times, 10 July 1873: P.P., 1903, XLIX, Endowed Charities (County of London), pp. 124–5.

139. GBM 20/504, 528; 21/65; 22/34, 40; 23/45–8; 26/195, 240; 27/399, 426; 28/67–8: W.C.L., records of St. Mark's parish, papers relating to proposed gymnasium, 1886: D.S.R. 1886/258; 1900/84.

140. B.A. 45113: D.S.R. 1925/300.

CHAPTER VIII (pp. 112–70)

Grosvenor Square

1. John Gwynn, London and Westminster Improved, 1766,.p. 119.

2. The Times, 18 April 1884, p. 4b, letter from J. C. Robinson (information kindly supplied by Mr. H. M. Colvin).

3. G.O., misc. box 6, 'An Account of ye Charges of making up and enclosing ye Garden in Grosvenor Square', 1729.

4. W.C.L., deed 143/1 a-b (original in possession of Williams and Glyn's Bank, Bishopsgate).

5. Kensington Central Public Library, Kensington Turnpike Trustees, board minutes and surveyor's reports, passim.

6. G.O., plan attached to agreement of 11 Nov. 1725, John Alston and Sir Richard Grosvenor.

7. Ibid., misc. box 6, memo., 19 Dec. 1725; John Simmons's bill, 1 July 1727.

8. Ibid., agreement of 26 July 1725, John Nost and Sir Richard Grosvenor.

9. The St. James's Evening Post, 16–18 Aug. 1726.

10. The Daily Journal, 14, 16 March 1727: The Daily Courant, 16 March 1727: G.O., misc. box 6, bill from John Nost, 25 May 1728; 'An Account of ye Charges …', ut supra (contingent expenses).

11. G.O., misc. box 6, memo., 19 July 1726.

12. Ibid., draft agreement of 1729, John Alston and Sir Richard Grosvenor.

13. Scottish R.O., GD158/1380, f. 286 (information kindly supplied by Mr. H. M. Colvin).

14. M. Jourdain, English Interiors in Smaller Houses, from the Restoration to the Regency, 1660–1830, 1923, pp. 49–51.

15. G.O., 'The State of the Accot. for making up Grosvenor Sq.'

16. H.M.C., Var. Colls., VIII, 1913, p. 401.

17. J. Ralph, A Critical Review of the Publick Buildings … In, and about London …, 1734, pp. 108–9.

18. G.O., misc. box 6, 'An Account of ye Charges …', ut supra; and 'The State of the Accot …', ut supra.

19. 14 Geo. III, c. 52, public: Journals of House of Commons, vol. XXXIV, pp. 506–7.

20. American Antiquarian Society, Abigail Adams to Mary Cranch, 15 Aug. 1785.

21. Gwynn, op. cit. (ref. 1), p. 80n.

22. John Strype, A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, 1754–5 ed., vol. II, p. 688.

23. Thomas Moore, The Summer Fête (written between 1827 and 1831).

24. 5 and 6 William IV, c. 43, local.

25. The Times, 18 May 1819, p. 3a: Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, ed. Lord John Russell, vol. VII, 1856, pp. 254–5.

26. GBM 12/117.

27. Diary of Earl Grosvenor in possession of Count Guy de Pelet, 31 July 1844.

28. Papers of John Liddell, architect, in stock of B. Weinreb, Architectural Books Ltd., Lord Westminster to Lord Carnarvon, 22 May 1845: GBM12/426–7.

29. John Rylands University Library of Manchester, Crawford MSS., Lord Lindsay to Earl of Crawford, April 1865.

30. J. P. Malcolm, Londinium Redivivum, vol. IV, 1807, p. 331: T. Allen, The History and Antiquities of London, vol. IV, 1828, p. 359: London, ed. Charles Knight, vol. VI, 1844, p. 202: Weale, London Exhibited in 1851, vol. 2, p. 829: B. 27 May 1854, p. 276.

31. GBM 23/485.

32. Edward Walford, Old and New London, n.d., vol. IV, p. 341.

33. P.R.O., RG 10/95, 98.

34. P.O.D.

35. GBM 16/91; 34/29.

36. Ibid., 34/384.

37. See, e.g., N.M.R. Bedford Lemere photos., no. 28682 (No. 41 Grosvenor Square).

38. Reginald Colby, Mayfair, 1966, p. 48.

39. G.O., Estate Surveyor's unnumbered letterbooks, 16 March 1936, p. 193.

40. The Architect and Building News, 9 April 1948, pp. 323, 342, 377, 378: B. 7 May 1948, pp. 538–40.

41. GLB IX/242.

42. R.B.: P.O.D.

43. GBM 35/135–7.

44. Ibid.: P.O.D.: L.C.C. Minutes, Building Appns., 1901, 1902, 1905, 1907 by Joseph Sawyer.

45. N.M.R., Bedford Lemere photos., nos. 20317, 20650/3.

46. Information kindly supplied by Lady Gretton.

47. D.S.R. 1919/61.

48. GLB IX/241.

49. Shakespeare's Birthplace Trust, Stratford-on-Avon, DR 37/box 63.

50. GBM 19/389–90; 21/28, 212; 21/156.

51. The Architect and Building News, 6 Dec. 1935, Supplement.

52. GLB IX/240.

53. An Eighteenth-Century Correspondence …, ed. L. Dickins and M. Stanton, 1910, p. 93.

54. National Library of Wales, Wynnstay (1952) MSS., Box 115/3.

55. Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Leeds, Duke of Leeds collection, DD5/XIII/21–2.

56. G.O., lease particulars books: GBM 13/516–20.

57. G.O., lease particulars books; photo. no. 285: GBM 13/502, 516–20.

58. B.N. 24 Dec. 1858, p. 1272; 4 May 1860, p. 359.

59. G.L.R.O.(L), O/425/7.

60. GLB IX/239.

61. Croome Estate Trust MSS., account of Sefferin Alken, 1761 (information kindly supplied by Mr. J. B. Henderson).

62. G.O., survey plans 19 July 1831: M.B.W. 213, 4 Feb. 1856, presented papers, appn. of H. Harrison.

63. GBM 18/421–3, 502–3; 19/36–7.

64. D.S.R. 1875/136–7: M.B.W. Minutes, 30 July, 24 Sept. 1875, pp. 184, 298.

65. Information kindly supplied by Lady Victoria Wemyss. GBM 24/229, 396.

66. D.S.R. 1890/72; 1906/1452; 1930/121.

67. GLB VII/178.

68. The Daily Post, 16 Feb. 1739.

69. The London Daily Post and General Advertiser, 7, 8, 11 June 1739: Northamptonshire R.O., Fitzwilliam (Milton) MSS., tin box 10, MX, parcel 3.

70. The Gentleman's Magazine, vol. IX, Aug. 1739, p. 437: R.B.: Survey of London, vol. XXIX, 1960, pp. 190–2.

71. Northamptonshire R.O., Fitzwilliam (Milton) MSS., tin box 10, MX, parcel 3: Sheffield Central Library, Wentworth Woodhouse Muniments, M6, 19 Sept. 1741, 20 March 1741/2.

72. Sheffield Central Library, Wentworth Woodhouse Muniments, M3, 31 May 1743.

73. Ibid., M3, 2 June 1743.

74. Ibid., R 185/1, 3, 4.

75. Ibid., A.1205.

76. Ibid., A.1380.

77. Ibid., A.997–9, 1294–6.

78. G.O., box Q, bundle 145, Estcourt to Boodle, 31 March 1810.

79. Northamptonshire R.O., Fitzwilliam (Milton) MSS., miscell., vols. 776–8.

80. Sheffield Central Library, Wentworth Woodhouse Muniments, T26, Treherne to Lord Milton, 26 March 1854.

81. GBM 14/161.

82. G.O., lease particulars books.

83. Ibid., Cundy box, account for working drawings, 21 May 1866.

84. GBM 16/91.

85. M.D.R. 1871/4/821.

86. P.O.D.: R.B.: P.R.O., RG 10/98, f. 60.

87. Sheffield Central Library, Wentworth Woodhouse Muniments, T93.

88. G.O., renewal leases, book 4: The Italian Embassy in London and its works of art, Italian Institute of London, 1974, p. 12.

89. G.O., 'Approximate amounts expended on Rebuildings and Remodellings', 1932: The Architects' Journal, 26 April 1933, p. 560.

90. The Times, 14 April 1934, p. 11f: The Illustrated London News, 21 April 1934, pp. 592–3.

91. The Italian Embassy in London, ut supra, pp. 13–15.

92. GLB VI/156.

93. MSS. of Duke of Beaufort at Badminton, 303.3.6: S.M., Adam Drawings, XXII/240, 241.

94. MSS. of Duke of Beaufort at Badminton, bundle of vouchers 1810–1818.

95. Leeds Archives Dept., RA 42/4.

96. GBM 16/525; 17/183, 302.

97. Ibid., 28/137, 385.

98. Ibid., 28/385, 392, 398, 407, 450; 31/280, 283; 35/339.

99. Ibid., 45/55.

100. GLB V/126.

101. Wiltshire R.O., Longleat MSS. 845/schedule III/bundle 16.

102. Ibid., (lease of 7 May 1772).

103. Ibid., (lease of 23 June 1797).

104. Derek Linstrum, Sir Jeffry Wyatville Architect to the King, 1972, p. 241 (where the house is called No. 29 Grosvenor Square).

105. Wiltshire R.O., Neeld Papers, abstract of title 1830 (lease of 23 Nov. 1819).

106. R.B.: The Morning Herald, 2 Nov. 1820: Hertfordshire R.O., AH2451.

107. GBM 18/214–15; 29/231–2.

108. Ibid., 28/137; 29/277; 30/449: D.S.R. 1903/310.

109. GBM 29/357, 376; 34/517: P.O.D.

110. GLB V/125.

111. M.D.R. 1731/5/187; 1733/4/46.

112. The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany, ed. Lady Llanover, 1861, vol. I, p. 468.

113. MSS. of Duke of Devonshire at Chatsworth, Compton Place Archives, box Q.

114. The Morning Post, 4 Jan. 1809.

115. Linstrum, op. et loc. cit. (where the house is called No. 6 Grosvenor Square).

116. The Morning Post, 1, 28 April 1826.

117. GBM 21/213; 26/214, 251; 27/185: D.S.R. 1895/179; 1897/354; 1903/253.

118. Information kindly supplied by the Marchese Malacrida.

119. B.A. 54987: D.S.R. 1924/547–50.

120. GLB III/70: M.D.R. 1726/3/301.

121. Guildhall Library, MS. 8766.

122. M.D.R. 1726/3/301.

123. The Adams Papers in the possession of the Massachusetts Historical Society, lease of 9 June 1785 (microfilm reel 364): The Adams Papers, ed. L. H. Butterfield, Diary and Autobiography of John Adams, vol. 3, 1961, p. 180. The following paragraphs draw on microfilm, in the Bodleian Library, of letters in the Adams Papers in Boston, U.S.A., guidance to which was kindly given by the editorial staff of The Adams Papers published by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

124. The Adams Papers, Abigail Adams to John Quincy Adams, 26 June 1785 (reel 364).

125. The Adams Papers, Abigail Adams II to John Quincy Adams, 4 July–11 Aug. 1785 (reel 365, 23 July).

126. The Adams Papers, ed. L. H. Butterfield, Diary and Autobiography of John Adams, vol. 3, 1961, p. 212.

127. B.L., Add. MS. 30873, ff. 148–9, 160: The World, 29 Dec. 1788.

128. G.O., survey plans, Brook Street, No. 88, revised 16 Aug. 1819: Ordnance Survey, London and its Environs (1/5280), 1848–51, sheet VII S.W.

129. W.C.S., P/47/1565: D.S.R. 1846/427.

130. G.O., lease plan, 16 May 1866: D.S.R. 1877/275: R.B.

131. G.O., lease particulars books: GBM 7/442; 15/214, 365; 16/463, 513.

132. G.O., lease particulars books: GBM 19/518–19.

133. GBM 17/469: E. Beresford Chancellor, The History of the Squares of London, 1907, pp. 33–4.

134. GBM 27/188, 498: D.S.R. 1899/229.

135. GBM 44/324.

136. Something of London Restored, Haslemere Estates Limited, 1970: information kindly supplied by Miss J. B. Courtauld.

137. G.L.R.O.(M), WR/B/C/1828: D.S.R. 1846/427; 1847/270; 1851/76; 1876/86; 1877/275; 1884/193; 1889/50; 1896/31; 1899/229; 1919/13; 1924/180; 1933/49.

138. B.A. 16312A.

139. D.S.R. 1933/49.

140. B.R. 4608: H.B., file 299.

141. GLB IV/103.

142. P.R.O., C11/1690/29.

143. M.D.R. 1727/1/410.

144. West Sussex R.O., Turnour of Shillinglee MSS., bundle 37 (86).

145. The World, 26 June 1789.

146. Linstrum, op. et loc. cit. (where the house is called No. 74 Grosvenor Square).

147. GBM 13/273, 288: D.S.R. 1854/115: G.O., elevation of north side of Grosvenor Square, 1855.

148. GLB IV/102: M.D.R. 1728/6/152.

149. Essex R.O., D/DP T 281.

150. Ibid., D/DP A 177.

151. GBM 12/108: G.O., elevation of north side of Grosvenor Square, 1855.

152. GBM 14/338.

153. G.O., lease plan, 16 June 1863.

154. GBM 14/338, 450–1.

155. The following is largely based on the Crawford MSS. in the John Rylands University Library of Manchester.

156. Survey of London, vol. XXXVIII, 1975, p. 289.

157. M.B.W. Minutes, 15 Dec. 1865, p. 1379.

158. Dasent, p. 66 (quoting Lady Mabel Lindsay).

159. G.O., lease plan, 15 May 1866.

160. The Lady, 9 July 1903, p. 48: N.M.R., photo. AA59/592.

161. Victoria and Albert Museum, Dept. of Prints and Drawings, E75–1919.

162. GLB IV/106.

163. Devon R.O., 1262M/TM2.

164. Colvin.

165. GBM 19/220; 24/368; 25/437; 26/102, 238.

166. L.C.C. Minutes, 24 July 1894, p. 844.

167. GBM 26/102, 238; 27/145, 187, 301: G.O., lease plan, 31 July 1877: D.S.R. 1897/324.

168. Charles Marriott, Modern English Architecture, 1924, pp. 177, 232.

169. GLB V/121: M.D.R. 1729/4/40; 1742/2/318.

170. Geoffrey Beard, Georgian Craftsmen and their Work, 1966, pp. 53–4: Leeds Archives Dept., VR 286, bundle A (pt. I).

171. Marie P. G. Draper and W. A. Eden, Marble Hill House and its Owners, 1970, pp. 17–21.

172. H.B., file 299 (report, March 1959, to Min. of Housing and Local Government of Advisory Committee on Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest).

173. S.M., Adam Drawings, XIV/69, 70.

174. Lady Victoria Manners and Dr. G. C. Williamson, Angelica Kauffmann, R.A., Her Life and Her Works, 1924, p. 134.

175. E. Dayes's view of Grosvenor Square, c. 1786, pub. 1789.

176. G.O., lease particulars books: GBM 18/26–7, 88–9, 446; 25/472, 475.

177. G.O., Gatty misc. papers (notes by J. Pierpont Morgan, jr., c. 1926).

178. D.S.R. 1875/159: G.O., elevation of north side of Grosvenor Square, 1855.

179. R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection, Lutyens drawings, no. 148: D.S.R. 1895/64.

180. GBM 31/221–2.

181. Information kindly supplied by Mr. H. S. Morgan.

182. D.S.R. 1903/111: GBM 31/221–2: Dasent, pp. 118–19.

183. N.M.R., Bedford Lemere day books, nos. 17490/1–6.

184. H.B., file 299.

185. GLB V/130: R.B.

186. GBM 18/330–1, 374–6, 446; 19/505; 26/234, 241, 254, 270.

187. GLB V/131.

188. The World, 29 Nov. 1786: Shropshire R.O., 112/Box 64.

189. M.D.R. 1788/2/397: The World, 2 Sept. 1788.

190. R.B.: S.M., Dorothy Stroud, typescript catalogue of Soane's works: GBM 5/177.

191. GBM 13/446, 459–60; 14/547; 19/280–1, 351–2: D.S.R. 1878/171.

192. GBM 28/103: L.C.C. Minutes, 9 Oct. 1900, p. 1204;21 Jan. 1902, p. 24: D.S.R. 1901/192: B.A. 20014.

193. GLB V/140–2: M.D.R. 1728/4/135–6.

194. Guildhall Library, MS. 8674/77, p. 96.

195. R.B.

196. In an album of Wyatt drawings in the possession of Vicomte de Noailles (Country Life, 2 July 1948, pp. 24–5 and photo, kindly supplied by Mr. John Cornforth).

197. G.L.R.O.(L), E/TD/873–905: Buckinghamshire R.O., D/DR/5/69.

198. G.L.R.O.(L), E/TD/910–25: Buckinghamshire R.O., D/DR/5/69A, 70, 71(12).

199. G.O., Grosvenor House box, Cundy bills (Abstract of Lord Viscount Belgrave's Bills).

200. The Morning Post, 24 May 1824.

201. G.O., Grosvenor House box, John Davis's bills.

202. Ibid., Cundy box, cartage account, 1823, and plasterer's cement account, 1824.

203. Ibid., early 19th. cent. surveyor's plans, vol. 3, f. 159.

204. Guy Acloque and John Cornforth, 'The Eternal Gothic of Eaton—II' in Country Life, 18 Feb. 1971, figs. 5 and 6.

205. GBM 12/264–5, 317–20.

206. Survey of London, vol. XXIX, 1960, p. 361: John Culme, 'Kensington Lewis' in The Connoisseur, Sept. 1975, pp. 39–41.

207. GBM 12/317–20.

208. Ibid., 12/322–3: G.O., lease plan, 25 May 1848.

209. G.O., early 19th cent. surveyor's plans, vol. 3, f. 159; elevation of north side of Grosvenor Square, 1855.

210. Ordnance Survey map, 1869–72: B.A. 20014.

211. GBM 12/322–3, 360–1, 451, 453.

212. G.O., lease particulars books: P.O.D.

213. GBM 22/20; 23/310; 29/349–50.

214. Ibid.: B.A. 20014: D.S.R. 1893/71.

215. Dasent, p. 198.

216. GBM 28/50: D.S.R. 1901/338.

217. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1926–8, pt. 1, pp. 225, 233; pt. 2, p. 299; misc. book, p. 30 (12 April 1928).

218. Ibid., Estate Surveyor's letterbooks, 32/198, 312.

219. Colvin, quoting The Daily Post, 31 Dec. 1730.

220. GLB VIII/204.

221. G.L.R.O.(L), O/179/4–6: R.B.

222. G.L.R.O.(L), O/179/13.

223. Ibid., O/179/24–5.

224. GBM 12/281, 285, 291, 332–3: D.S.R. 1847/195.

225. G.O., survey plans, May 1847: N.M.R., Bedford Lemere photos., nos. 23657–1, 3.

226. The Builders' Journal and Architectural Record, 2 Sept. 1903, p. 58.

227. G.L.R.O.(L), O/179/26.

228. GBM 42/536–9: G.O., survey plans, May 1847: H.B. file 299 (memo. of 13 May 1943): N.M.R., Bedford Lemere photos., no. 23657–3.

229. Photos. kindly made available by Lord de Saumarez.

230. GLB VI/172.

231. Kent Archives Office, U791/T236, T255(1).

232. Ibid., U471/A62: Bodleian Library, MS. North c.21, ff. 53, 71.

233. Kent Archives Office, U471/A52, 53.

234. Bodleian Library, MS. North b. 15, ff. 147–8.

235. Ibid., MS. North b. 15, ff. 192–3.

236. Ibid., MS. North c.40.

237. Kent Archives Office, U791/E54, bundle 4.

238. Cf. E. Dayes's view of Grosvenor Square, c. 1786, pub. 1789 and Thomas Malton, A Picturesque Tour through the Cities of London and Westminster, vol. II, Pl. 91 (pub. 1800).

239. Cf. S.M., Soane Drawings, portf. XVIII, set 2, no. 3 and G.O., elevation of north side of Grosvenor Square, 1855.

240. GBM 14/408–9, 453–5; 15/24–5, 131, 324, 351: G.O., chest 'X', parcel 71, elevational drawing of 5 Nov. 1863.

241. R.I.B.A Drawings Collection, W. Burn drawings for 'No. 17 Grosvenor Square': Michael Holroyd, Lytton Strachey, vol. II, 1968, p. 360.

242. R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection, W. Burn drawings, ut supra: M.B.W. Minutes, 12 Jan. 1866, p. 66.

243. Devon R.O., 1262M/FC122 and Leases/Middlesex/3.

244. GBM 38/68: H.B., typescript list of works by Mewès and Davis: The Lady, 16 March, 1911, p. 461.

245. The Times, 21 Feb. 1928, p. 10.

246. GLB VI/173.

247. Robert Morris, Lectures on Architecture, Part I, 1734, Preface.

248. Drawing of John Webb after Inigo Jones in possession of Provost and Fellows of Worcester College, Oxford.

249. Robert Morris, op. et loc. cit.: Sir John Summerson, Inigo Jones, 1966, p. 55.

250. Colen Campbell, Vitruvius Britannicus, vol. II, 1717, Pl. 83.

251. The St. James's Evening Post, 30 April-2 May 1730.

252. Robert Morris, op. cit., Preface and p. 85.

253. P.R.O., C105/32/1.

254. Kent Archives Office, U455/T. 136 (agreement of 15 June 1730).

255. H.M.C., Var. Colls., VIII, 1913, p. 401.

256. J. Ralph, A Critical Review of the Public Buildings … In, and about London …, 1734, p. 108.

257. Isaac Ware, A Complete Body of Architecture, 1768 ed., p. 123.

258. Kent Archives Office, ut supra: undated letter of Maria Edgeworth to her mother, [Dec. 1830], in the possession of Mrs. H. M. Colvin, who very kindly supplied a copy.

259. The Letters of Mozart and his Family, ed. Emily Anderson, 1966 ed., pp. 50–1.

260. S.M., Adam Drawings, XI/117–19; XX/1–6; XXII/142, 143; XXV/101.

261. Ibid., Adam Drawings, XI/120; LIII/25: John Hardy and Helena Hayward, 'Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire—I', in Country Life, 26 Jan. 1978, p. 197.

262. Arthur T. Bolton, 'Town Houses of the XVIII century, No. 19 Grosvenor Square', in Country Life, 8 March 1919.

263. GBM 1/82.

264. Cf. Thomas Malton, A Picturesque Tour through the Cities of London and Westminster, vol. II, Pl. 91 (pub. 1800) and S.M., Soane Drawings portf. XVIII, set 2, no. 3.

265. GBM 19/454; 20/65–6, 171–2: M.B.W. Minutes, 6, 20 Feb. 1880, pp. 209, 263.

266. B.N. 6 May 1881, pp. 514–15.

267. Ibid., 13 May 1881, p. 565: D.S.R. 1884/11: Bolton, op. cit.

268. G.L.C. Print Collection, postcard of c. 1910 of north side of Grosvenor Square: W.C.L., C138, Grosvenor Square (2) (photo. of Nov. 1931): GBM 29/420, 462.

269. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1933–4, p. 91: information kindly supplied by Mr. Guy Acloque.

270. GBA 54.

271. GLB VI/175.

272. M.D.R. 1731/3/196.

273. Ibid., 1738/3/362: R.B.

274. GBM 1/186–7.

275. P.R.O. of Ireland, M6188(14). Admiral Sir John Coote kindly drew attention to this item.

276. The Letters and Journals of Lady Mary Coke, vol. I, 1889, p. 205.

277. John Harris, Sir William Chambers, 1970, p. 222.

278. Unpublished journals of Lady Mary Coke in possession of Lord Home, 17 Oct. 1790.

279. Ibid.: The World, 26 Feb. 1791.

280. S.M., Soane Drawings, portf. XVIII, set 2, no. 3: G.O., elevation of north side of Grosvenor Square, 1855: Kent Archives Office, U269/A350/12 (A. Reid's bill).

281. Kent Archives Office, U269/A350/2, 12; A351/2.

282. T. L. Donaldson, Handbook of Specifications, n.d., p. 638.

283. Correspondence of Charlotte Grenville, Lady Williams Wynn, ed. Rachel Leighton, 1920, p. 331.

284. GBM 13/268–9.

285. Donaldson, op. cit., p. 637 and illus.: B. 5 May 1855, p. 216: University College London, William Brougham MSS., T. Cundy to W.B., 10 Nov. 1854, 14 April 1855.

286. B. 5 May 1855, p. 216: The Land and Building News, 23 Aug. 1856, p. 537.

287. GBM 13/323.

288. University College London, William Brougham MSS., T. Cundy to W.B., 30 Oct. 1854, 15 Jan. 1855.

289. Donaldson, op. cit., pp. 637–69.

290. The Land and Building News, 23 Aug. 1856, p. 537.

291. Donaldson, op. cit., pp. 652, 654.

292. Ibid., p. 654: University College London, William Brougham MSS., T. Cundy to W.B., 2 Oct., 25 Nov. 1854.

293. Donaldson, op. cit., pp. 641, 643.

294. University College London, William Brougham MSS., T. Cundy to W.B., 9 Feb. 1856.

295. Ibid., T. Cundy to W.B., 24 Dec. 1856.

296. GBM 13/383–4, 389; 14/120, 122.

297. Dasent, p. 203.

298. GLB VII/176.

299. University College London, William Brougham MSS., Diary, 6, 8 April 1837.

300. Ibid., Diary, 23 July, 25 Sept. 1837, 2 Feb. 1838.

301. Ibid., Diary, 1 Jan., 30 March, 8 April, and facing entry for 26 July 1854; 7 May 1855: GBM 13/274, 324.

302. University College London, William Brougham MSS., Diary 7 May 1855.

303. Ibid., T. Cundy to W.B., 30 Oct., 10 Nov. 1854.

304. Ibid., same to same, 30 Oct., 29 Dec. 1854, 8, 13, 15 Jan. 1855.

305. Ibid., same to same, 12 Jan. 1857.

306. Ibid., same to same, 23 Oct. 1854.

307. Ibid., Diary, 1 June 1856.

308. Ibid., T. Cundy to W.B., 3 Jan. 1856 (W. Jeakes's estimate).

309. GBM 38/391–2.

310. University College London, William Brougham MSS., T. Cundy to W.B., 17, 20 Jan., 11 April 1855.

311. Ibid., same to same, 20 Oct. 1855.

312. Ibid., Diary, 10 May, 20 Oct., 21 Nov. 1855.

313. Ibid., T. Cundy to W.B., 3, 21 Jan. 1856.

314. Ibid., Diary, 31 March, 9 Sept. 1837; T. Cundy to W.B., 3 Jan. 1856, 7 April 1858; estimate, c. 1840, from Kleyzer and Co.

315. Ibid., Diary, 22, 27 March, 1–4 April 1856 and facing pages; T. Cundy to W.B., 12 Jan. 1857.

316. Ibid., Diary, 25 July 1854.

317. Ibid., Diary, 12, 13 April, 7 May, 21 Nov. 1855, 29 May, 12 Nov. 1856; T. Cundy to W.B., 14 April 1855.

318. Ibid., T. Cundy to W.B., 20 Dec. 1856, 12 Jan., 21 May 1857, 27 July 1858.

319. Ibid., Diary, 17–20 Feb. 1857.

320. Ibid., T. Cundy to W.B., 2 April, 1, 6 Aug. 1857, 8 Nov. 1858.

321. Ibid., same to same, 27 July, 2 Aug. 1858; Diary, 25 Aug. 1858.

322. G.O., lease particulars books.

323. University College London, William Brougham MSS., Diary, 26 Sept. 1858.

324. GBM 38/392, 431–2: D.S.R. 1911/451: H.B., plan.

325. Dasent, p. 204.

326. GLB VII/186.

327. Sutton Nicholls's view of Grosvenor Square, n.d.: Reginald Colby, Mayfair, 1966, Pl. 17.

328. GBM 19/263–4; 27/302: D.S.R. 1890/122.

329. GLB V/134.

330. M.D.R. 1731/1/242.

331. G.O., survey plans, 7 June 1805: R.B.

332. GBM 14/146–7, 186; 19/44–5, 530–1: D.S.R. 1876/12; 1879/143: P.O.D.

333. GBM 32/539–42; 33/487–90; 35/331, 406: The Lady, 16 June 1910, p. 1142; 20 July 1911, pp. 104–5.

334. Dasent, p. 205: D.S.R. 1928/375.

335. GLB VI/170: M.D.R. 1731/1/285.

336. GBM 39/363–4.

337. G.O., box S, bundle 152, statement by Lord Henniker sent by John Henniker Major to Boodle, 8 March 1803.

338. GBM 13/257, 312, 313, 368: G.O., lease particulars books: GA, lease of 16 April 1855: D.S.R. 1855/245.

339. GBM 39/363–8; 41/267–8, 280; 44/504; G.O., lease book 1939–: D.S.R. 1920/19.

340. Dasent, p. 74.

341. H.B., survey plan, 1957.

342. GLB VI/169.

343. P.R.O. of Northern Ireland, Abercorn Vice-Regal Papers, T2541/EA2/1/15.

344. GLB VIII/211: M.D.R. 1736/3/156.

345. Cardiff City Library, Bute Correspondence, Robert Adam to Lord Bute, 22 Dec. 1762: S.M., Soane Drawings portf. XXXIX, set 1, ff. 1–3.

346. R.B.: M.D.R. 1806/4/213, 215.

347. Cardiff City Library, Bute Correspondence, ut supra.

348. John Harris, Sir William Chambers, 1970, p. 222.

349. Gunnis.

350. P.R.O. of Northern Ireland, Abercorn Vice-Regal Papers, T2541/EA2/1/14, 15, 17, 19, 20: S.M., Soane Drawings, portf. XXXIX, set 1, ff. 1–3; Town House plans, p. 117; typescript catalogue of Soane's works.

351. GBM 4/27, 70, 73.

352. D.S.R. 1845/311; 1881/10; 1884/170; 1892/196.

353. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1933–4, p. 40.

354. G.L.R.O.(L), B.A.80871; T.P. 11514: H.B., survey drawing, 1950: D.S.R. 1936/1025, 1195, 1385.

355. GLB VI/168.

356. The Particular and Inventory of … the Lands … and Personal Estate whatsoever, of … Sir Robert Sutton, 1732, pp. 19–27 (B.L. pressmark 712.k.1 (4)).

357. The Yale Edition of Horace Walpole's Correspondence, ed. W. S. Lewis, vol. 32, 1965, pp. 115–16.

358. Nottinghamshire R.O., DDM/103/200 (receipt, 8 May 1750).

359. S.M., Adam Drawings XVII/113; XXIII/44, 48 (inscriptions): The Letters and Journals of Lady Mary Coke, vol. IV, 1896, p. 395.

360. R. and J. Adam, The Works in Architecture …, vol. II, 1779, no. 1, Pl. 1: S.M., Soane Drawings, portf. XVIII, set 2, no. 10.

361. R. and J. Adam, op. cit., Explanation.

362. The Diaries of a Duchess … The First Duchess of Northumberland (1716–1776), ed. James Greig, 1926, pp. 200–3: The Yale Edition of Horace Walpole's Correspondence, ut supra: The Morning Chronicle and London Advertiser, 31 March 1773.

363. S.M., Adam Drawings XII/135, 136; XXIII/39, 46, 47, 50.

364. Ibid., XVII/94, 128; XXV/43.

365. Letters and Journals of Lady Mary Coke, vol. IV, 1896, pp. 428, 439.

366. S.M., Adam Drawings, XII/146; XVII/154.

367. R. and J. Adam, op. cit., vol. II, 1779, no. 1, Pls. I, V: S.M., Adam Drawings, 1./80.

368. S.M., Adam Drawings, XXV/43 (verso).

369. The Yale Edition of Horace Walpole's Correspondence, ed. W. S. Lewis, vol. 32, 1965, p. 371.

370. Horace Walpole, Anecdotes of Painting in England, ed. Frederick W. Hilles and Philip B. Daghlian, 1937, p. 181.

371. S.M., Adam Drawings, XXVII/59; L/79.

372. Ibid., Adam Drawings, XXIII/39, 43, 46–8, 50, 51.

373. Ibid., Adam Drawings, XII/137, 138: Geoffrey Beard, Decorative Plasterwork in Great Britain, 1975, p. 242.

374. R. and J. Adam, op. cit., vol. II, 1779, no. 1, Explanation of Pls. IV, VIII.

375. S.M., Adam Drawings, LIV/267: Frances A. Gerard, Angelica Kauffmann, 1893 ed., pp. 415–16: Lady Victoria Manners and Dr. G. C. Williamson, Angelica Kauffmann, R.A., Her Life and Works, 1924, pp. 185–6.

376. S.M., Adam Drawings, XLIX/61: R. and J. Adam, op. cit., vol. II, 1779, no. 1, Explanation of Pl. VIII: Shirley Spaulding De Voe, English Papier Mâché of the Georgian and Victorian Periods, 1971, p. 40 (the Local Studies Dept. of the Birmingham Reference Library drew attention to this reference): John Hardy and Helena Hayward, 'Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire—I', in Country Life, 26 Jan. 1978, p. 197.

377. GBM 13/103–4, 385; 14/15, 17, 31.

378. Diary of 2nd Marquess of Westminster in possession of Count Guy de Pelet: GBM 14/111.

379. GBM 14/195–8: G.A., lease of 22 Aug. 1871, Pereira to Winans: Frances A. Gerard, Angelica Kauffmann, 1893 ed., pp. 415–16.

380. Information kindly supplied by the Earl of Derby, Mr. Ralph Dutton and Lord Iliffe: E. Croft-Murray, Decorative Painting in England 1537–1837, vol. II, 1970, p. 229: Christopher Hussey, 'Hinton Ampner House, Hampshire', in Country Life, 10 June 1965, p. 1428.

381. Sotheby's catalogue, 28 May 1971, no. 84.

382. GBM 14/197–8.

383. G.O., photo. no. 115.

384. M.B.W. Minutes, 1 Aug. 1862, p. 617.

385. G.A., leases of 9–10 Feb. 1863, 20 Dec. 1865, 22 Aug. 1871, 28 Sept. 1878.

386. GBM 19/306, 409, 492.

387. D.S.R. 1878/285.

388. The Architectural Review, vol. I, 1896–7, p. 285.

389. Architectural Assocation Notes, vol. 16, 1901, p. 110.

390. G.A., lease of 27 Sept. 1901, Heywood-Lonsdale to Cooper.

391. GBM 28/207; 29/392.

392. D.S.R. 1901/439; 1909/218: N.M.R., Bedford Lemere day books and photos., nos. 17262–90: Nicholas Cooper, The Opulent Eye, 1976, p. 42: Edward Fowles, Memories of Duveen Brothers, 1976, pp. 28–9: Who's Who in Architecture, 1926, sub Mackenzie.

393. GLB VI/167.

394. D.S.R. 1851/450: Broadlands MSS., Shaftesbury Papers, diary of 7th Earl, 14 Nov. 1851.

395. B.M., Dept. of Prints and Drawings, J. W. Archer Drawings, portf. XIII, no. 12: M.B.W. Minutes, 27 March 1863, p. 334.

396. G.O., lease particulars books: GBM 22/462.

397. Information kindly supplied by Mrs. Carol Macht of the Cincinnati Art Museum.

398. GBM 22/474, 486.

399. B. 19 June 1886, p. 876.

400. Plans published by Professor Kerr in R.I.B.A. Journal, 3rd ser., vol. I, 1894, pp. 206–7: for first and second floors see also MSS. of Marquess of Aberdeen at Haddo House, plan no. 348.

401. N.M.R., Bedford Lemere photos., no. 10174.

402. Lord and Lady Aberdeen, 'We Twa', 1925, vol. I, pp. 280–2: Marjorie Pentland, A Bonnie Fechter, 1952, pp. 76, 97–8.

403. GBM 40/57: B. 15 Jan. 1915, p. 62 and illus.: P.O.D.

404. GLB VI/166.

405. S.M., Adam Drawings, XII/1–4; XX/75–6; XXII/263–4; LIII/17.

406. G.O., survey plans, 12 Feb. 1824.

407. Lincolnshire Archives Office, 2 Anc 12D/25 (bills, C. Evans, J. Rose, Nov. 1765).

408. GBM 43/163–4.

409. B.M., Dept. of Prints and Drawings, J. W. Archer Drawings, portf. XIII, no. 12.

410. GBM 19/59–60, 102–3: D.S.R. 1876/216.

411. GBM 28/175: D.S.R. 1900/3: L.C.C. Minutes, 6 Feb. 1900, p. 147.

412. GBM 45/480, 494.

413. D.S.R. 1936/405–6.

414. H.B., survey drawings of c. 1950.

415. GLB VI/165.

416. Lincolnshire Archives Office, Anc 2 B/19/2 (29 Sept. 1746).

417. Ibid., Anc 2 B/19/2 (6 April 1757).

418. Ibid., 2 Anc 12 D/25 (bills 1764–5).

419. Ibid., 2 Anc 12D/31 (23 Jan. 1775).

420. Ibid., 2 Anc 12 D/32.

421. Ibid., 3 Anc 6/29.

422. R.I.B.A. Library, PA.W/LON/1/156–7.

423. Patricia Allderidge, The Late Richard Dadd, catalogue of Tate Gallery exhibition, 1974, pp. 17–18, 64: The ArtUnion, Oct. 1843, p. 267.

424. GBM 29/223–4: D.S.R. 1900/300.

425. GBM 29/223–4: G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1933–4, p. 40.

426. D.S.R. 1926/53; 1936/405–6.

427. GLB VI/164.

428. GBM 2/212; 3/67: R.B.

429. R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection, Record book of work, 1795–1820, by Thomas Cundy, p. 103.

430. G.O., lease plans, 25 Apr. 1863, 13 June 1866: GBM 14/290–1, 364–6; 15/266: M.B.W. Minutes, 22 Sept. 1865, p. 1037.

431. D.S.R. 1923/342: H.B., copy plans.

432. GLB VIII/202.

433. Essex R.O., D/DP E 157.

434. Victoria and Albert Museum Library, List of Works in Vitreous Colours, Painted on Glass, by Samuel Lowe (pressmark 89. H. Box 4): information kindly supplied by Mr. Martin Harrison, who drew attention to this reference.

435. GBM 20/124; 28/84, 294; 31/403: D.S.R. 1904/275: Mayfair, 14 March 1912, p. 411.

436. GLB VIII/203.

437. Sheffield Central Library, Spencer Stanhope Muniments, 64781.

438. G.O., lease plan, 2 July 1886: G.L.R.O.(L), B.A.29896 (elevation).

439. GBM 27/511; 28/85; 31/416; 33/482, 539–40.

440. B.N. 19 July 1907, p. 71.

441. D.S.R. 1906/1171; 1909/192: L.C.C. Minutes, 23 Nov. 1909, p. 1101: G.L.R.O.(L), B.A.29896.

442. GBM 34/315; 37/385.

443. Ibid., 37/385.

444. D.S.R. 1919/92; 1921/271; 1929/238; 1935/358: G.L.R.O.(L), B.A.874.

445. Information kindly supplied by Mrs. Tritton: G.L.R.O.(L), B.A.874.

446. GLB VI/132.

447. West Sussex R.O., Maxse Papers, 285

448. G.O., Reports, 1880–7, ff. 548–9.

449. GLB VI/153.

450. M.D.R. 1730/2/15: R.B.

451. Colvin: G.O., survey plan, 16 May 1818: Sir George Beaumont of Coleorton, Leicestershire, Leicester Museums and Art Gallery, 1973, p. 32 and catalogue item D.88.

452. G.L.R.O.(M), WR/B/C/1792.

453. GBM 7/118.

454. Sidney C. Hutchison, The History of the Royal Academy 1768–1968, 1968, p. 97: The Morning Herald, 2 June 1830.

455. Edward Croft-Murray, Decorative Painting in England 1537–1837, vol. II, 1970, p. 221.

456. Jill Allibone, 'Anthony Salvin', unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of London, 1975, p. 160.

457. GBM 23/37–8; 22/387–8.

458. B.N. 16 Sept. 1887, p. 453; 17 May 1889, p. 684.

459. GBM 23/265–7.

460. B. 14 May 1887, p. 713.

461. Dasent, p. 215.

462. GBM 23/280, 394.

463. N.M.R., Bedford Lemere photos., nos. 10163–5.

464. GBM 27/116; P.O.D.

465. GLB IV/114.

466. M.D.R. 1728/4/127.

467. B.M., Dept. of Prints and Drawings, Crowle's Pennant, vol. XIV, no. 28.

468. B.L., Add. MS. 30874, f. 32: W.C.L., deed 196/2: The World, 8, 30 Nov. 1790.

469. Reminiscences of Henry Angelo, 1828, vol. I, pp. 61–2.

470. GBM 11/129; 13/238, 240, 333: G.O., lease plan, 11 Oct. 1854: D.S.R. 1854/140: University College London, William Brougham MSS., T. Cundy to W.B., 14 April 1855.

471. GLB IV/114: M.D.R. 1727/2/258.

472. GBM 15/282, 308, 352; 16/182, 276.

473. GLB IV/114: G.O., Sir Rbt. Grosvenor's Trust Estate boxes, unnumbered lease of 3 Aug. 1728.

474. Information kindly supplied by Mr. Roger White from MSS. at Hackwood: R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection, John Vardy, G4/4/1: lease, 20 Feb. 1781, formerly in possession of Sir John Summerson and now in G.L.R.O. Acc. 1490/6: R.B.

475. GLB IV/114: M.D.R. 1727/1/116.

476. P.R.O., C12/1346/22.

477. Kent Archives Office, Sackville of Knole MSS. U269/E146/3.

478. Ibid., Sackville of Knole MSS. U269/A243/12.

479. Berkshire R.O., D/EBy C 48 (Harris to Fellowes, 25 Sept. 1854): GBM 13/19, 21, 52, 133–4, 208, 213, 338.

480. GBM 41/349; 42/180: G.O., lease renewal book.

481. D.S.R. 1928/58; 1929/449, 477; 1933/87.

482. M.D.R. 1731/1/284.

483. Survey of London, vol. XXXII, 1963, pp. 345, 360.

484. Berkshire R.O., D/EBy A 119.

485. Ibid., D/EBy P67.

486. S.M., typescript catalogue of Soane's works; Country House plans, no. 1, p. 103: GBM 1/180.

487. D.S.R. 1853/1, 91: Berkshire R.O., D/EBy C 48.

488. M.B.W. Minutes, 20 March, 1857, pp. 235–6.

489. GBM 18/284–5, 334–5; 19/170–1, 175, 262: D.S.R. 1877/36.

490. D.S.R. 1879/21.

491. Victoria and Albert Museum Library, Holland and Sons ledgers.

492. G.L.R.O.(L), B/CWT/1, pp. 102, 426, 477, 773.

493. M.D.R. 1727/4/244.

494. Walpole Society, vol. 22, 1934 (Vertue Note Books, III), p. 80.

495. R.B.: GBM 2/251.

496. GBM 14/5, 13–14.

497. B.N. 24 Dec. 1858, p. 1272; 17 June 1859, p. 554.

498. G.O., lease plan, 14 July 1858.

499. B.N. 24 Dec. 1858, p. 1272; 17 June 1859, p. 554: Messrs. Trollope, auction particulars, 14 Nov. 1906 (information kindly supplied by Mr. Colin Tennant).

500. B. 22 Oct. 1853, p. 653.

501. Mayfair and Town Topics, 14 Sept. 1911, p. 1039.

502. Messrs. Trollope, auction particulars, 14 Nov. 1906 (information kindly supplied by Mr. Colin Tennant).

503. B.N. 24 Dec. 1858, p. 1272.

504. Messrs. Trollope, auction particulars, ut supra: The Times, 6 Feb. 1926, p. 12f.

505. M.D.R. 1726/2/404.

506. Bryan Higgins, Experiments and Observations … [on] Calcareous Cements, 1780, p. 215.

507. GBM 8/435.

508. Victoria and Albert Museum, Dept. of Prints and Drawings, 93.H.35, nos. 14, 15, 17, 21: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Whittlesey Collection, 58.511 (41, 49–52).

509. Unpublished journals of Lady Mary Coke in possession of Lord Home, 6 Jan. 1780: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whittlesey Collection, 58.511 (49).

510. The World, 17 Dec. 1789, 14 Jan. 1790.

511. GBM 8/435, 486; 21/251–2.

512. B. 3 Nov. 1883, p. 608.

513. Dasent, p. 223.

514. GBM 21/383–4: G.O., lease particulars books: P.O.D.

515. GBM 21/383–4.

516. R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection, Devey drawings.

517. B.N. 19 March 1909, p. 431.

518. H. A. Milton, 'Of London Houses. 41 Grosvenor Square, The Residence of Mr. Charles Wilson', in The King, 30 Aug. 1902, pp. 1054–7.

519. Milton, op. cit.: N.M.R., Bedford Lemere photos., nos. 20440, 28681, 28683–7, 28689–96.

520. D.S.R. 1919/267.

521. Information kindly supplied by Miss Jean D. Hamilton of the Victoria and Albert Museum.

522. Reginald Colby, Mayfair, 1966, p. 54.

523. M.D.R. 1731/3/65: E.H.P., box 77, memo. in list of receipts to 1737.

524. The Morning Post, 10 March 1835 (auction advertisement).

525. GBM 13/140, 157–8, 234–5, 237–8, 352: B. 8 Aug. 1853, p. 508: M.B.W. 213, 4 Feb. 1856, presented papers, appn. of H. Harrison.

526. MSS. of Earl of Carnarvon at Highclere, box 3, bundle 'London Houses' (Warner to Corbett, 20 Dec. 1872).

527. Marjorie Pentland, A Bonnie Fechter, 1952, pp. 27, 75.

528. R.I.B.A. Lib. PA. W/LON/1/155/1.

529. M.D.R. 1726/2/403: Guildhall Library, MS. 8674/109, p. 83.

530. B.M., Dept. of Prints and Drawings, J. W. Archer Drawings, portf. XIII, no. 11.

531. GBM 32/371; 34/325; 37/229; 39/133.

532. D.S.R. 1911/340: B. 3 Jan. 1885, p. 55; 17 July 1886, p. 113.

533. GBM 39/133.

534. H.B., file 299: Nikolaus Pevsner, London 1: The Cities of London and Westminster (The Buildings of England), 1957 ed., p. 513n.

535. M.D.R. 1726/2/402; 1730/4/37.

536. Survey of London, vols. XXXIII–XXXIV, 1966, pp. 221–8 and Pls. 102–7.

537. P.R.O., C110/46.

538. GBM 36/372, 384.

539. Desmond Fitz-Gerald, "The Mural from 44 Grosvenor Square', in Victoria and Albert Museum Yearbook, No. 1, 1969, pp. 145–51.

540. MSS. of Earl of Scarbrough at Sandbeck, MTD/C56/2.

541. Harrowby MSS. at Sandon Hall, vol. 930, ff. 12–15 and 16–20.

542. GBM 36/335–40.

543. Harrowby MSS. at Sandon Hall, vol. 930, ff. 16–20.

544. Ibid., vol. 930, ff. 30–32, 37.

545. Dorothy Stroud, The Architecture of Sir John Soane, 1961, pp. 23, 157, 160: R.B.: G.O., lease plan, 26 Sept. 1857.

546. Harrowby MSS. at Sandon Hall, vol. 930, ff. 38–42.

547. GBM 18/350–1: M.B.W. Minutes, 10 Aug. 1877, p. 272: D.S.R. 1877/256: Reginald Colby, Mayfair, 1966, p. 54.

548. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1909–11, p. 2.

549. GBM 35/152: Reginald Colby, 'No. 44 Grosvenor Square, The Residence of Lady Illingworth', in Country Life, 27 July 1961, pp. 193–4.

550. D.S.R. 1908/304, 322: H.B., copy plan, 1908: GBM 35/152; 36/335–40: G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1905–8, p. 163: B.A. 32571.

551. GBM 36/372, 382, 384, 393.

552. The Daily Telegraph, 9 Dec. 1960.

553. D.S.R. 1920/132.

554. Ibid., 1928/960; 1934/897: Daily Express, 13 June 1967: Reginald Colby, '44 Grosvenor Square, The Residence of Lady Illingworth', in Country Life, 27 July 1961, pp. 192–5.

555. S. Mackenzie, 'Problems of Preserving Art', in Institute of Clerks of Works Journal, vol. 86, Dec. 1968, pp. 236–8.

556. G.O., chest B, bundle 7, 28 Feb. 1726/7.

557. The St. James's Evening Post, 2–4, 13–16 June 1730.

558. G.O., chest B, bundle 8, 3 Dec. 1733.

559. Ibid., chest B, bundle 9, 11 Nov. 1755.

560. Ibid., 'Cash Book begun Michs day 1755. Sir Rd G.', 14 March 1761.

561. Ibid., box Q, bundle 35; box A.

562. GBM 3/119: E.H.P., box 42/6, 11 Sept. 1802.

563. S.M., Soane Drawings, portf. XXXVIII, set 2, ff. 3–6; Town House plans, pp. 105–8: Survey of London, vol. XXIX, 1960, p. 144.

564. G.O., survey plan, 31 Aug. 1842: M.B.W. Minutes, 3 Jan. 1879, p. 17: D.S.R. 1879/4: Harrowby MSS. at Sandon Hall, photo. of No. 44 Grosvenor Square.

565. GBM 26/179.

566. N.M.R., Bedford Lemere photos., nos. 14081–94.

567. GBM 28/462; 29/227–8.

568. N.M.R., Bedford Lemere photos., no. 20942.

569. D.S.R. 1902/326.

570. Mayfair and Town Topics, 16 Feb. 1911, p. 316.

571. D.S.R. 1927/107, 452; 1928/66: B.A. 20936: Dasent, p. 227.

572. M.D.R. 1726/2/405.

573. Scottish R.O., GD 112/21/77. Mr David Jaques kindly drew attention to this item.

574. M.D.R. 1738/1/303: The London Daily Post, 29 April 1738.

575. GBM 2/211: A. E. Richardson and C. L. Gill, London Houses from 1660 to 1820, [1911], Pl. XXV.

576. GBM 2/202, 211: Colvin: Holden's Triennial Directory, 1802–4.

577. C. J. Richardson, A Popular Treatise on the Warming … of Buildings, 1856 ed., p. 112.

578. GBM 33/102, 414.

579. Richardson and Gill, op. cit., p. 55 and Pl. XXV.

580. B.A. 18220: D.S.R. 1926/518: Dasent, p. 228: GBM 44/230: G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1931–2, p. 466.

581. GLB V/111: M.D.R. 1728/1/181; 1728/6/398.

582. Geoffrey Beard, Decorative Plasterwork in Great Britain, 1975, p. 242.

583. G.O., lease particulars books: Hertfordshire R.O., D/EV/XI/81 (9 Oct. 1809).

584. Hertfordshire R.O., D/EV/F331 ('Carpenters Work done for … Lord Grimstone', and abstract of bills); D/EV/XI/81.

585. Ibid., D/EV/F331 (auction catalogue, 14 March 1814).

586. Ibid., D/EV/F331 ('Carpenters Work …').

587. GBM 4/315.

588. Hertfordshire R.O., D/EV/F331 ('Sundry works done … for the … Earl of Verulam in 1814 and 1815 by Thomas Martin').

589. N.M.R., photo. of No. 46 Grosvenor Square as in Richardson and Gill, op. cit., Pl. XXV.

590. Hertfordshire R.O., D/EV/F44 (9 June 1819).

591. The Morning Post, 24 Aug. 1824.

592. GBM 18/345; 36/311–12: P.O.D.

593. G.O., Duke's instruction books, 1912–14, p. 47; 1915–18, p. 45.

594. D.S.R. 1913/64.

595. Ibid., 1924/353; 1926/872: B. 4 Dec. 1925, pp. 804, 809–10: The Architectural Review, vol. LIX, April 1926, p. 143: Dasent, p. 136: information kindly supplied by Mr. Arthur Bailey, the Marchese Malacrida, Mr. Paul Paget and Mr. P. Peirano.

596. GLB V/105.

597. Denys Forrest, The Oriental, 1968, pp. 39–40.

598. The Morning Post, 11 Dec. 1835.

599. MSS. of Earl of Carnarvon at Highclere, box BB, item A, no. 5.

600. GBM 36/363–5.

601. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1912–14, p. 47.

602. GLB V/144: M.D.R. 1728/2/44.

603. M.D.R. 1737/2/173.

604. B.L., Add. MS. 36370, f. 84: G.O., elevational drawing of No. 50 Grosvenor Square, 1849: H.B., survey plans by Wimperis and Simpson, 1925.

605. S.M., Soane Drawings, portf. XXXIX, set 1.

606. Ibid., Soane Drawings, portf. XXXIX, set 1; portf. XI., set 3.

607. Ibid., Soane Drawings, portf. XXXIX, set 1; sundry drawings of chimneypieces, f. 50; bill book 1797–9, pp. 86–102, 201–76; journals, no. 4, pp. 84–6, 157–9.

608. G.O., lease particulars books.

609. GBM 2/201; 3/195.

610. S.M., Soane Drawings, portf. XL, set 3.

611. Ibid., Soane journals, no. 4, pp. 383–4; bill book D, pp. 133–89, 226–8, 406–16.

612. Ibid., Soane misc. drawings, vol. 4, p. 141.

613. Ibid., Soane bill book D, pp. 133–89.

614. Ibid., Soane journals, no. 4, pp. 383–4.

615. Ibid., Soane bill book D, pp. 133–89, 226–8, 406–16.

616. Ibid., Soane bill book 1808–11, pp. 230–43.

617. Ibid., Soane bill book H, pp. 159–66.

618. Ibid., Soane bill book I, pp. 97–114; Soane private corresp. 1818–20; Soane Drawings, portf. VII, set 2, ff. 16–24.

619. GBM 14/546; 25/1, 6; 43/304: H.B., survey plans by Wimperis and Simpson, 1925: M.B.W. Minutes, 10 March 1865, p. 337: D.S.R. 1891/86.

620. GLB IV/96: Lincolnshire Archives Office, Anc 2B/19/1 Middx.

621. P.R.O., C105/21: Survey of London, vol. XXIX, 1960, pp. 79–80.

622. P.R.O., C11/2429/20; C11/2430/38; C11/2431/39; C105/21.

623. Ibid.: Lincolnshire Archives Office, Anc 2B/19/1 Middx: F. Deloffre, 'Les "Fiançailles" Anglaises de l'Abbé Prévost', in Publications des Annales de la Faculté des Lettres, Aix-en-Provence, n.s., no. 50, 1965, pp. 6–7 (attention was kindly drawn to this reference by Mrs. Ruth Hutcherson): Fog's Weekly Journal, 20 Feb. 1731.

624. Arthur Oswald, 'Upton House, Warwickshire', in Country Life, 5, 12 Sept. 1936, pp. 248–53, 274–9.

625. P.R.O., C11/2429/20; C11/2430/38; C105/21.

626. Lincolnshire Archives Office, Anc 2B/19/1 Middx.

627. Ibid.: Duchy of Cornwall Office, MSS. of Frederick Prince of Wales, deeds poll of 22–23 Aug. 1732.

628. The Daily Post, 30 Nov. 1732: R.B.: Lord Hervey's Memoirs, ed. R. R. Sedgwick, 1952, pp. 139, 147: D.N.B. sub Anne Vane.

629. B.L., Add. MS. 36370, f. 84.

630. Bodleian Library, MS. North b. 24, nos. 266–79.

631. Ibid., MS. North c. 56, ff. 105, 173; c. 57, ff. 37, 53, 100v.

632. Ibid., MS. North c. 58, f. 99.

633. Ibid., MS. North c. 56, 57, 60 passim.

634. Ibid., MS. North b. 14, ff. 310–15.

635. GBM 12–174, 193, 310–11, 339.

636. The Times, 26 July 1886, p. 8a: Gordon Toplis, 'Urban Classicism in Decline. The History of Tyburnia', in Country Life, 15 Nov. 1973, p. 1528: information kindly supplied by Dr. Toplis and Dr. J. M. Robinson.

637. GBM 12/193, 420, 434.

638. The Architect's, Engineer's, and Building-Trades' Directory, 1868, p. 111.

639. D.S.R. 1849/62.

640. H.B., survey plans by Wimperis and Simpson, 1925.

641. Henry E. Huntington Library, California, Hastings Collection, accounts and inventories, box 86.

642. B.A. 963, 36958: B.R. 98625, 99072.

643. G.O., Solicitor's fee books, G37/453, 455.

644. Ibid., Duke's instruction book, 1931–2, pp. 214–17.

645. Ibid., Solicitor's fee books, G41/243–4.

646. Ibid., Duke's instruction books, 1931–2, pp. 214–17, 371–2; 1933–4, p. 15.

647. J. A. Venn, Alumni Cantabrigienses, part II, vol. V, 1953, sub C. E. Peczenik: information kindly supplied by Mrs. Anne Campbell: B.A. 963.

648. G.O., Solicitor's fee books, G41/239–41, 433; Estate Surveyor's letterbooks, 20/150.

649. Information kindly supplied by Loelia, Lady Lindsay: Country Life, 17 Jan. 1947, p. 192.

650. G.O., Solicitor's fee books, G39/472; 41/426, 430: Estate Surveyor's letterbooks, 31/74–5.

651. B.A. 66022, 71086: B.R. 105874.

652. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1931–2, p. 209.

653. Ibid., Solicitor's fee books, G48/340.

654. Ibid., lease book 1939 onwards.

655. Ibid., Estate Surveyor's unnumbered letterbooks, 7 Feb., 27 March 1934: B.R. 105874.

656. Ibid., Solicitor's fee books, G41/232.

657. Ibid., Estate Surveyor's unnumbered letterbooks, 31 July 1936; 9, 16 Sept. 1937; Estate Surveyor's letterbooks, 28/481: B.A. 20014.

658. B.R. 105087: G.O., Solicitor's fee books, G50/398: B. 3 June 1938, p. 1096: R.I.B.A. Journal, 3rd ser., vol. XLV, 1937–8, p. 102.

659. G.O., Solicitor's fee books, G43/315–16; G44/53, 273–4.

660. Ibid., Estate Surveyor's unnumbered letterbooks, Oct. 1934–Nov. 1935, passim: B.A. 55767.

661. G.O., Solicitor's fee books, G46/209.

662. B.R. 109691.

663. G.O., Report Book 25, pp. 381, 448: B.R. 11366.

664. B.R. 7750.

665. B.R. 111317.

666. B.R. 123333.

667. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1931–2, pp. 371–2.

668. Ibid., Estate Surveyor's unnumbered letterbooks, 15 Nov. 1934.

669. B.A. 20014.

670. B.R. 98625: B. 21 Jan. 1927, p. 119. For a flat in No. 49 in 1934 see Country Life, 17 Feb. 1934 (supplement, p. XXXIV).

671. BR. 99072.

672. G.O., Solicitor's fee books, G43/313: The Daily Telegraph, 13 March 1937, p. 23.

673. B.R. 105874.

674. B.R. 105087.

675. B.A. 55767, 20014.

676. B.A. 102565, 106264.

677. The Architects' Journal, 12 April 1956, p. 340.

678. Leaflet issued by United States Information Service.

679. Ibid.: The Times, 6 June 1956 (illus.).

680. The Times, 6 June 1956 (illus.).

681. The Architectural Review, vol. CXXIX, April 1961, pp. 252–65.

CHAPTER IX (pp. 171–84)

Oxford Street

1. F. H. W. Sheppard, Local Government in St. Marylebone 1688–1835, 1958, pp. 57–8, 66, 132–3.

2. Survey of London, vol. XXXIX, 1977, pp. 30, 203 (note 315).

3. M.D.R. 1754/3/212; 1755/3/503; 1757/1/362.

4. GBA 90–2.

5. GLB XVII/439.

6. G.O., survey plan of Nos. 251–255 Oxford Street, c. 1811: Colvin.

7. B.N. 18 Dec. 1857, p. 1323.

8. GBM 3/196; 4/217; 5/10, 139; 6/195, 241, 334.

9. Sheppard, op. cit., pp. 132–3.

10. Sophie in London, 1786, ed. Clare Williams, 1933, pp. 141–2.

11. M.D.R. 1785/5/362; 1786/1/234; 1786/4/547; 1790/10/457, 488.

12. G.O., box S, bundle 157.

13. B. 2 Nov. 1867, p. 796.

14. G.L.R.O.(L), MBO 73, P. 337.

15. GBA 92.

16. M.D.R. 1776/3/353: R.B.: Colvin.

17. P.R.O., PROB 11/1016/87.

18. M.D.R. 1774/6/48, 106, 188, 400; 1774/7/223, 405; 1778/1/384–5: R.B.

19. GLB XVII/448: M.D.R. 1774/6/187: R.B.

20. R.B.: D.N.B.

21. GBM 8/3; 11/262: GA, lease of No. 10 Hereford Street, 11 June 1837.

22. R.B.

23. P.R.O., RG 10/95, ff. 65–6.

24. GBM 15/257; 22/28; 24/260, 268, 334.

25. GLB XVII/450–3; XVIII/454–8.

26. M.D.R. 1778/5/286 8.

27. Ibid., 1777/5/247; 1777/7/71; 1778/1/87–8; 1778/2/541–2; 1778/6/51–2; 1781/2/98.

28. Ibid., 1765/2/180; 1766/1/108–9; 1766/8/714: Colvin.

29. B.M., Dept. of Prints and Drawings, Crace Views, portf. XXIX, no. 118: G.L.C. Print Collection, Westminster CE 10606.

30. S.M., Soane MSS., 'Copies of Bills 1785', pp. 128–31, 139–44, 148.

31. Dorothy Stroud, Henry Holland, 1966, pp. 26–7: Colvin.

32. Stroud, op. cit., pp. 26, 27, 72, 113: Gunnis, pp. 85–6.

33. Gunnis, p. 202.

34. GBM 14/523.

35. S.M., Soane MSS., proposal of 7 Feb. 1785 to Sir Joseph Banks.

36. Ibid., Soane bill book 3 for 1792.

37. G.O., ms. volume entitled 'Grosvenor House Pictures', p. 133.

38. Ibid., improvement account book no. 1, Nov. 1865.

39. Survey of London, vol. XXX, 1960, pp. 441–9, Pls. 60 2.

40. M.D.R. 1778/7/62.

41. G.E.C., sub Cornwall.

42. S.M., Soane MSS., abstract book no. 3: R.B.

43. P.R.O., PROB 11/1850/471: R.B.

44. S.M., Soane MSS., letter from J. Crunden, 13 Nov. 1824: R.B.

45. GBM 14/355.

46. Ibid., 14/355; 15/40, 60.

47. Ibid., 15/108, 171–2, 198, 202, 257, 285, 371, 465.

48. Ibid., 15/284–5.

49. Ibid., 16/39, 115, 247–8.

50. P.O.D.

51. GBM 16/39–40, 115–16, 247–8, 379–80, 399, 401–4, 417–18, 421.

52. Ibid., 17/120, 145–7.

53. Ibid., 17/301, 330–2; 18/87, 192.

54. G.O., lease particulars books.

55. GBM 15/21–2.

56. Ibid., 14/412–13; 15/21–2; 16/377–8.

57. The Illustrated London News, 13 April 1844, p. 232.

58. GBM 18/17–18, 101–2, 131, 312, 479; 19/108–9.

59. Ibid., 24/301–2: T. C. Barker and Michael Robbins, A History of London Transport, vol. II, 1974, pp. 38–44.

60. GBM 24/527.

61. 54 and 55 Vict. c. 196, local and personal, sections 39, 40, 81, 96.

62. GBM 26/327–8, 491; 27/87–8, 165–6.

63. Ibid., 27/461, 520; 28/57–8.

64. Ibid., 28/58; 31/144; 33/309, 312, 371: L.C.C. Minutes, 1 May 1906, p. 1121.

65. GBM 28/57.

66. Information kindly supplied by Mr. Charles Hutton and Mr. Michael Robbins and the London Transport Architect's Department: D.N.B., 1951–60, sub Charles Holden.

67. GBM 23/183–4, 325, 328–9, 355: B. 20 Jan. 1887, p. 170; 27 Oct. 1888, p. 304.

68. B.A. 36692.

69. GBM 20/53–4, 255–6: B. 26 June. 1880, p. 811: The Architect, 25 Dec. 1880, p. 405.

70. GBM 14/202, 314, 412–13; 15/21–2, 29, 33, 57; 16/190, 217, 359, 377–8; 17/41, 84, 279–80, 321: The Architect, 11 Nov. 1871, p. 244.

71. GBM 17/481–2, 496–7, 502; 18/116, 150: D.S.R. 1873/50.

72. GBM 16/179, 285, 329, 366, 406, 416, 439–40, 484–5, 494, 529; 17/8, 66: The Architect, 11 Nov. 1871, p. 244.

73. B.A. 51272: The Architects' Journal, 15 Dec. 1926, p. 745.

74. B.A. 18833; 56030.

75. C. K. Lyson, 'Some Aspects of the Historical Development and Present Organisation of Voluntary Welfare Societies for Adult Deaf Persons in England, 1840–1963', 1965, unpublished Liverpool University M.A. thesis.

76. GBM 16/292: Association in Aid of the Deaf and Dumb, Annual Reports, 1863–70.

77. GBM 16/83, 108, 292, 304–5, 390.

78. Ibid., 16/304, 391: Annual Reports, 1869–70.

79. The Times, 27 June 1870, p. 8b; 6 July 1870, p. 5b.

80. Annual Reports, 1871–2: The Passing of St. Saviour's Oxford Street, London (1873–1922), pp. 4, 6: The Architect, 24 Sept. 1870, p. 174: B. 16 Sept. 1871, p. 724: B.N. 18 Dec. 1874, pp. 722, 795.

81. The Passing of St. Saviour's, ut supra, p. 4: D.S.R. 1876/179.

82. GBM 19/166.

83. The Passing of St. Saviour's, ut supra, pp. 5–8.

84. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1919–22, pp. 152–6, 169.

85. B.A. 23776: B.R. 1454.

86. GBM 21/120, 122, 481; 22/130: The Architect, 18 Sept. 1885, p. 177.

87. GBM 18/224–5, 290–3, 364, 455, 467.

88. Ibid., 18/289, 298, 373; 19/29; 20/498; 21/241; 22/259; 23/166; 24/239: D.S.R. 1889/190.

89. GBM 31/269–70; 33/533–6; 35/243–6.

90. Ibid., 18/477–8; 19/13–14, 110, 114, 276, 316.

91. R.I.B.A., nomination papers for FRIBA, 1877, J. T. Wimperis.

92. B.A. 103460: B.R. 125958.

93. GBM 28/189, 395–6: Sydney Perks, Residential Flats, 1905, pp. 131–2: W. Shaw Sparrow, Flats, Urban Houses and Cottage Homes, 1906, p. 56.

94. GBM 23/87–9: B. 22 May 1886, p. 767; 10 Dec. 1887, p. 804.

95. GBM 21/469; 22/51–2: B. 28 March 1885, p. 470.

96. GBM 22/321–3: D.S.R. 1885/109: B. 18 July 1885, p. 110.

97. GBM 23/117–18: D.S.R. 1887/115: B. 14 May 1887, p. 737.

98. GBM 21/161, 163: G.L.R.O.(L), Colls' sales ledger, 1880–5: B. 15 Nov. 1884, p. 673.

99. GBM 21/235–6, 325: G.L.R.O.(L), Colls' sales ledger, 1880–5: B. 15 Nov. 1884, p. 673.

100. GBM 14/8, 355, 389–91, 400, 403–6, 422, 424; 15/17, 19–20, 59–60, 79, 171–2, 253, 276, 290, 340: G.O., Cundy box, papers of 1863–4.

101. GBM 31/3; 32/151.

102. Ibid., 41/446; 42/116.

103. G.O., Trustees' accounts, 1921–7.

104. Ibid., Duke's instruction book, 1926–8, pt. 1, p. 277; 1926–8, pt. 2, pp. 297, 322, 403: B.A. 55478.

105. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1926–8, pt. 2, pp. 338–9, 503, 527, 530; misc. box 22, Hereford Gardens site, building agreement and papers.

106. Ibid., Duke's instruction book, 1926–8, pt. 2, p. 530; Trustees' accounts, 1928–33: The Times, 8 May 1931.

107. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1926–8, pt. 2, p. 527.

108. The Architect and Building News, 14 Sept., 2 Nov. 1928, pp. 345, 576; 19 Sept., 21 Nov. 1930, pp. 399–401, 683–6: The Architectural Review, vol. LXIX, April 1931, pp. 122–4.

109. The Times, 6 Aug. 1930.

110. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1931–2, pp. 336, 347: The Architect and Building News, 21 Nov. 1930, p. 684.

111. The Times, 8 May 1931.

112. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1931–2, pp. 163, 282, 320, 336.

113. Ibid., 1933–4, pp. 30, 98, 102, 134; Trustees' accounts, 1928–33, 29 April 1933: The Times, 11, 12 May, 8 Sept. 1933, 31 Dec. 1934.

114. B.A. 55478.

CHAPTER X (pp. 185–98)

Green Street Area

1. M.D.R. 1731/5/13.

2. GLB VII/182–3.

3. M.D.R. 1731/2/305.

4. Ibid., 1732/2/462: R.B.

5. The Weekly Miscellany, 15 July 1737.

6. R.B.: GA, lease of 7 Dec. 1819 to J. Fisher.

7. R.B.

8. M.D.R. 1728/2/258–9; 1730/6/155–6; 1731/5/191; 1732/2/462; 1734/5/134; 1755/3/403: GLB XIV/360; XVI/422–3: G.O., building agreements, bundle 5, 1 Nov. 1752, J. Willan and J. Kell: R.B.

9. M.D.R. 1739/5/206–7.

10. G.O., St. Mary's Chapel chest, agreements dated 13 July 1762.

11. GBA 53, 76: M.D.R. 1728/3/78; 1738/5/29; 1746/2/519.

12. P.R.O., WO 55/517, f. 80.

13. M.D.R. 1738/5/29–30: J. Rocque, Plan of the Cities of London and Westminster …, 1746.

14. M.D.R. 1785/4/113: The World, 15 May 1787.

15. William Matthews, An Historical Sketch of the Origin, Progress and Present State of Gas-Lighting, 1827, pp. 287–9: D.N.B.

16. P.R.O., PROB 11/1522/241.

17. GLB XVI/407: M.D.R. 1753/4/342; 1755/3/403.

18. M.D.R. 1785/4/113: G.O., survey plans, rhedarium in Green Street.

19. J. Rocque, Plan … ut supra: M.D.R. 1746/2/519; 1753/4/342; 1755/3/403.

20. M.D.R. 1750/3/599; 1751/1/10.

21. G.O., building agreements, bundle 5, 1 Nov. 1752, J. Willan and J. Kell.

22. R.B.: R. Horwood, Plan of the Cities of London and Westminster …, 1792–9.

23. GBA 88–9.

24. P.R.O., B4/21, S.22.

25. G.L.R.O.(M), TC/St. G./1.

26. R.B.: GBM 6/299: G.O., survey plans, Green Street: G.L.R.O.(M), WR/B/C/1888, nos. 616–17.

27. R.B.: W.C.S. 179, p. 136: GA, leases of 20 and 21 Feb. 1824 to E. Lapidge: GBM 3/516; 9/420: Colvin.

28. R.B.: Hermione Hobhouse, Thomas Cubitt, Master Builder, 1971, p. 89.

29. R.B.: GBM 5/301; 9/56.

30. R.B.: GBM 10/273.

31. G.O., survey plans, Green Street: R.B.: GA, lease of 20 Dec. 1828 to J. Elger.

32. R.B.: Burke's Peerage.

33. Stuart J. Reid, A Sketch of the Life and Times of the Rev. Sydney Smith, 2nd. ed., 1884, pp. 340–1, 389–90: The Letters of Sydney Smith, ed. Nowell C. Smith, vol. II, 1953, pp. 693, 695: R.B.

34. G.O., box R, bundle 146, letter of 22 May 1811 from T. Willement; survey plans, Green Street: GA, lease of 7 Oct. 1822 to T. Willement the Younger: R.B.: D.N.B.: information kindly provided by Mr. Clive Wainwright.

35. P.O.D.

36. GBM 19/68.

37. Ibid., 20/371.

38. Ibid., 21/19, 219.

39. Ibid., 20/494.

40. Ibid., 38/239–40.

41. Ibid., 41/119–20, 247.

42. Ibid., 24/480; 25/133–4, 451–2, 513, 522: L.C.C. Minutes, 16 Jan. 1894, p. 27.

43. GBM 24/358.

44. Ibid., 24/322, 376; 25/217–20, 333–4, 455, 495–6.

45. Ibid., 25/171, 211–12, 539.

46. D.S.R. 1892/6–10, 57, 80–4; 1893/228–9.

47. GBM 26/95, 376.

48. Ibid., 26/535–6; 27/75–6, 101–2.

49. B.N. 6 Jan. 1899, p. 8: Architectural Association Notes, vol. 13, no. 133, March 1898, pp. 34–6: The Builders' Journal and Architectural Record, 4 June 1902, pp. 240–1.

50. G.O. Duke's instruction book, 1931–2, pp. 54, 141; lease particulars books.

51. GBM 38/239–46, 507–8; 41/114–15, 118–20, 122–3, 223–4, 247–8, 266: G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1909–11, pp. 66, 81.

52. GBM 40/302–3; 41/112–14, 130–1, 134, 271, 439, 444; 42/345: B.A. 38384: B.R. 7542, 8719: D.S.R. 1924/154–5.

53. GBM 37/453–4, 494; 39/391–4, 408; 41/109–10, 115, 123–4, 127, 129, 223: B.A. 38384: D.S.R. 1912/326–7; 1913/307–9; 1914/18; 1915/128; 1924/154–5.

54. GBM 39/235, 283–4; 40/298–9: P.O.D.: D.S.R. 1914/46.

55. GBM 41/108–9, 112, 115, 117, 130–1, 223, 247, 266: D.S.R. 1914/7.

56. D.S.R. 1919/145–50.

57. Country Life, 20 July 1929, pp. 103–4.

58. GBM 20/461, 494; 21/174.

59. Ibid., 26/345–6.

60. M.D.R. 1730/4/178.

61. P.R.O., WO 54/204, p. 39; 55/517, f. 80.

62. M.D.R. 1730/4/128, 179.

63. Ibid., 1729/4/139: 1730/4/129.

64. Hoare's Bank, Fleet St., ledgers for 1724–35 passim, sub Morris.

65. J. Woolfe and J. Gandon, Vitruvius Britannicus, vol. IV, 1767, Pls. 75–7: John Newman, West Kent and the Weald (The Buildings of England), 1969, pp. 96, 532.

66. G.O., survey plans, Green Street.

67. P.R.O., PROB 11/768/49: M.D.R. 1750/1/552.

68. D.N.B.: G.E.C.: M.D.R. 1756/1/133.

69. D.N.B.: G.E.C.: Sir Lewis Namier and John Brooke, The House of Commons 1754–1790, 1964, vol. III, p. 19.

70. Gunnis: Marie P. G. Draper and W. A. Eden, Marble Hill House and its Owners, 1970, p. 36.

71. M.D.R. 1762/3/10.

72. P.R.O., B4/21, S.22: M.D.R. 1772/3/237; 1773/2/453: The Public Advertiser, 21 Jan. 1772.

73. R.B.: GBM 1/16: G.L.R.O.(M), TC/St. G./1.

74. G.O., misc. box 13, Porden valuations, 17 April 1789.

75. G.E.C.

76. GBM 8/507.

77. G.E.C.: M.D.R. 1833/7/622.

78. M.B.W. 213, 4 Feb. 1856, presented papers, appn. of H. Harrison.

79. Boase: M.D.R. 1863/18/208: The Illustrated London News, 19 Sept. 1868, p. 283.

80. P.R.O. of Northern Ireland, Abercorn Vice-Regal Papers, T2541/VR/274, 278, 280–1 (descriptive list in National Register of Archives, no. 15790): M.D.R. 1869/12/779.

81. Buckinghamshire R.O., P/m 9/1–8.

82. P.R.O. of Northern Ireland, T2541/VR/139.

83. GBM 16/93.

84. P.R.O. of Northern Ireland, T2541/VR/388–9.

85. Buckinghamshire R.O., P/m 9/7: M.B.W. Minutes, 23 Dec. 1869, p. 1353.

86. GBM 20/109–10.

87. Ibid., 23/168; 24/100, 122; 27/153; 28/50; 29/527.

88. Ibid., 31/398; 35/469: P.O.D.

89. GBM 32/333.

90. Ibid., 35/469, 471: D.S.R. 1908/224.

91. GBM 31/398; 35/471–2.

92. Ibid., 43/498; 46/215.

93. Duke of Sutherland, Looking Back, 1957, pp. 86, 91, 202.

94. GLB XVI/417: M.D.R. 1756/3/113.

95. M.D.R. 1756/3/161, 207, 230, 280, 296–7, 324, 342, 482–3; 1756/4/22, 133, 234; 1757/1/13–20.

96. GLB XVI/426.

97. M.D.R. 1757/4/194, 220, 258–9, 457, 462; 1758/1/60, 78, 130–3; 1758/3/1–2.

98. Ibid., 1758/4/94.

99. G.L.C. Print Collection, Westminster CE 21019.

100. G.L.R.O.(M), TC/St. G./2.

101. GBM 9/126.

102. Lillie Langtry, The Days I Knew, n.d., [1925], pp. 147–9: James Brough, The Prince and the Lily, 1975, pp. 161, 230–2.

103. G.O., lease particulars books: GBM 21/124, 132, 143; 32/351–2; 35/154; 37/147–8, 402.

104. GBM 29/486, 522; 32/357; 34/431–2, 445–6; 35/515–16.

105. Ibid., 40/296, 302, 304; 41/110–11, 124–6, 127–8, 132, 270: P.O.D.: The Times, 2, 23 Nov. 1954.

106. GBM 38/510, 518; 40/296, 302–3; 41/118–20.

107. B.A. 38384.

108. D.S.R. 1913/21.

109. GBM 27/101–2, 109–10: Architectural Association Notes, vol. 13, no. 133, March 1898, pp. 34–5.

110. GBM 27/355, 357.

111. Ibid., 22/359; 23/41–4, 505; 24/115.

112. Ibid., 23/41–2.

113. Ibid., 24/467; 25/181.

114. Ibid., 24/469: The British Architect, 14 Oct. 1892, p. 276.

115. D.S.R. 1892/14–15.

116. GLB VI/171 (variations); X/262 (variations): R.B.: G.L.R.O.(M), LV(W) 49/40–6.

117. M.D.R. 1735/2/45; 1739/1/371.

118. GLB VIII/219–21.

119. GBM 35/200.

120. G.O., lease particulars books.

121. Ibid., lease plans and correspondence of 1888–9: B.N. 14 March 1890, p. 391.

122. B.A. 69733: D.S.R. 1932/106.

123. The Architectural Review, vol. LXXII, Sept. 1932, pp. 96–8: D.S.R. 1930/311.

124. GLB VIII/225.

125. GBM 39/339.

126. B.A. 66093.

127. D.S.R. 1934/580; 1935/1173.

128. GLB VIII/224.

129. B. 28 Feb. 1936, pp. 422, 438–41.

130. GBM 24/291, 365.

131. B.A. 66304.

132. GBM 23/167–8, 413–14.

133. Ibid., 26/122, 546–8.

134. Ibid., 8/507; 11/84–5.

135. B.A. 25499: D.S.R. 1933/988–90.

136. G.O., drawings by Wimperis, Simpson and Guthrie for this site: B.R. 111219: D.S.R. 1937/1371–4.

137. R.B.: G.L.R.O.(M), LV(W) 68/449–56.

138. GBM 23/51–2: P.O.D.: D.S.R. 1887/105: B.A. 38384.

139. GBM 23/245: D.S.R. 1886/245.

140. B.R. 127561.

141. GBM 33/215–16, 276: D.S.R. 1906/327, 1078.

142. B.R. 4229.

143. GBM 37/465–6: D.S.R. 1912/157: B.A. 58814: B.R. 157669.

144. B.R. 12471.

145. D.S.R. 1886/261: B.R. 4170.

146. D.S.R. 1914/59: GBM 39/482, 491.

147. GBM 34/140, 142; 36/326.

CHAPTER XI (pp. 199–221)

Upper Brook Street

1. Bodleian Library, MS. North d.6, ff. 111, 118–19: see also H.M.C., 10th Report, 1885, MSS. of C. F. W. Underwood esq., pp. 420–1: The Morning Post, 8 March, 17 April 1809, adverts.

2. Survey of London, vol. XXXIX, 1977, p. 87.

3. Ibid., pp. 40–1.

4. GLB VI/155.

5. D.S.R. 1889/219: N.M.R., Bedford Lemere photos., nos. 10042–6.

6. GBM 34/537–8, 541–2; 35/197–200: Academy Architecture, vol. 33, 1908, p. 35: B.A. 32013.

7. GBM 35/200: D.S.R. 1913/173: Warwickshire College of Agriculture, Moreton Hall, Moreton Morrell, Warwicks., guide book.

8. B.A. 32013: B.R. 16670.

9. GLB IX/226.

10. GBM 40/401.

11. Ibid., 39/106; 40/401–2, 488; 45/348.

12. GLB IX/227.

13. G.O., survey plans, Upper Brook Street.

14. D.S.R. 1854/165.

15. GBM 21/392; 22/315–16.

16. GLB VIII/224.

17. GBM 13/441; 14/3–4: M.B.W. Minutes, 17 Sept. 1858, p. 611.

18. GBM 29/171–2: P.O.D.

19. GBM 29/172, 473; 38/387.

20. N.M.R., Bedford Lemere day books and photos., nos. 28387–400: D.S.R. 1928/915: P.O.D.: information kindly supplied by the Marchese Malacrida.

21. GLB VIII/225.

22. GBM 18/436.

23. Ibid., 30/463–4.

24. D.S.R. 1931/244.

25. B.A. 25499.

26. GLB X/260, 263: M.D.R. 1733/2/460–1; 1735/2/370–1; 1735/5/10; 1771/1/214: R.B.

27. The Public Advertiser, 26 Feb. 1772.

28. P.R.O., PROB 11/813/44.

29. M.D.R. 1771/1/214; 1772/1/411; 1772/2/342–3: The Public Advertiser, loc. cit.

30. Section, 'Principal Story' and 'Bed Chamber Story' plans in possession of Mr. Robin Compton of Newby Hall, Yorks. (the section inscribed verso in Weddell's hand 'Adam's Sections … Bk. St.'); Mrs. Jill Low, who is engaged on a study of William Weddell, kindly brought these drawings to our attention.

31. The World, 2 Aug., 5 Sept. 1787.

32. Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Leeds, Paine Gallwey Collection, PD 94, box 2, Sir Thomas Frankland's notebook.

33. Leeds Archives Dept., Ramsden Archives, Rockingham letters, vol. 2c, 64 and 66; 3b, 118, 122, 128 and 142.

34. Carlisle R.O., D/Pen/Newby Hall portfolio.

35. The Gentleman's Magazine, vol. LXII, 1792, p. 481: P.R.O., PROB 11/1221/406.

36. GBM 1/24; 4/247; 6/111.

37. Ibid., 6/111; 9/345.

38. Leeds Archives Dept., Ramsden Archives, 69.

39. Ibid., 52/1: GBM 18/299, 390; 20/264: D.S.R. 1875/252.

40. GBM 28/477, 507.

41. Ibid., 31/264.

42. Ibid., 37/489–90, 535–6.

43. Ibid., 39/412–13.

44. Ibid., 39/342–4, 389–90, 412–14, 421–2, 429–30: D.S.R. 1913/5: B.A. 25499.

45. GLB X/258.

46. D.S.R. 1873/38; 1887/270; 1888/131; 1892/202: B. 12 Nov. 1887, p. 690.

47. GLB X/259.

48. B.A. 89840.

49. B.R. 111219: D.S.R. 1937/266.

50. GLB VIII/219: R.B.

51. M.B.W. Minutes, 28 Sept. 1877, p. 313.

52. GLB VIII/218: D.S.R. 1852/36: M.B.W. Minutes, 5 Nov. 1869, p. 1158.

53. GLB X/254.

54. G.O., survey plans, Upper Brook St.: GBM 24/7.

55. G.L.R.O.(L), Colls and Sons ledgers 1897–1903, pp. 41–2.

56. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1929–30, p. 339.

57. GLB X/255.

58. Surrey R.O., 205/3/1–11.

59. GBM 13/81, 120, 138, 140, 157–8: M.B.W. 213, 4 Feb. 1856, presented papers, appn. of H. Harrison: D.S.R. 1852/251.

60. B. 27 March 1886, p. 495; 23 July 1887, p. 157: D.S.R. 1908/112.

61. GLB VII/195.

62. GBM 3/121: G.O., lease particulars books: R.B.

63. GBM 15/498, 508, 526: M.B.W. Minutes, 8 Nov. 1867, p. 1343.

64. D.S.R. 1919/261; 1926/955.

65. B.A. 61635.

66. Trollope and Colls Ltd., Modern Buildings, n.d., p. 68: information kindly supplied by Mr. W. T. Rutherford of the Public Works Division of the Canadian High Commission.

67. B.R. 102683: The Architect and Building News, 9 Aug., 18 Oct. 1929, pp. 184, 488.

68. GLB VII/185, 187.

69. GBM 3/100, 105: G.O., survey plans, Upper Brook St., plans of Mr. Claridge's houses, 24 March 1803 and 11 Feb. 1808.

70. GBM 39/455; 40/39, 52: D.S.R. 1905/89: L.C.C. Minutes, 18 June 1912, pp. 1463–4.

71. GBM 17/123, 139, 385.

72. Ibid., 20/520.

73. Ibid., 25/65: B. 4 April 1891, p. 280.

74. Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects, O-R, 1976, p. 84.

75. P.O.D.

76. GLB VI/174.

77. GBM 9/56: R.B.: M.D.R. 1824/1/488.

78. GBM 21/21; 22/73–4.

79. GLB VII 198–9.

80. GBM 39/164–6: D.S.R. 1912/137.

81. GLB VIII/215.

82. Leeds Archives Dept., Ramsden Archives, Rockingham letters, vol. 2c, 66: G.O., survey plans, Upper Brook St.

83. James Pope-Hennessy, Monckton Milnes, vol. 2, 1957, pp. 28–33.

84. GBM 34/140, 142–3; 36/326: D.S.R. 1907/227, 243: Academy Architecture, vol. 33, 1908, p. 34.

85. GBM 34/139.

86. GLB VIII/216.

87. GBM 39/482, 491: D.S.R. 1913/285.

88. D.S.R. 1919/102.

89. M.D.R. 1736/5/420: G.O., survey plans, Upper Brook St.

90. Leicestershire R.O., Finch MSS., Pomfret Diaries, 23 Nov. 1741, 19 Jan. 1742.

91. R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection, MS. G5/6.

92. M.D.R. 1824/1/316: R.B.

93. M.D.R. 1736/5/421.

94. GBM 14/435, 467, 504: G.O., lease plan of 1862; misc. box 17, bond of 1864, Hon. John Ashley.

95. GBM 22/27, 29: D.S.R. 1885/101.

96. GBM 30/414, 424; 31/404, 459; 32/179, 328,368: N.M.R., Bedford Lemere day books, no. 18501/1–11.

97. P.O.D.: GBM 39/150: D.S.R. 1916/129.

98. M.D.R. 1736/5/423.

99. D.S.R. 1854/176: GBM 14/526, 547; 15/26–7.

100. G.O., lease particulars books: D.S.R. 1875/108.

101. GBM 22/275: D.S.R. 1887/318: B. 10 Dec. 1887, p. 830.

102. D.S.R. 1932/270; 1935/317: information kindly supplied by Viscount Hood.

103. M.D.R. 1736/5/422.

104. R.B.

105. GBM 17/194.

106. Ibid., 23/314: D.S.R. 1889/165.

107. B.A. 64619.

108. M.D.R. 1742/3/251.

109. B.L., Add. MS. 37994, f. 46: The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, vol. 65, 1971, pp. 230–2.

110. GBM 20/447: D.S.R. 1881/41: M.B.W. Minutes, 29 April, 3 June 1881, pp. 690, 922.

111. GBM 33/473–4: D.S.R. 1906/1608.

112. M.D.R. 1742/2/444.

113. G. O., survey plans, Upper Brook St, plans of Mr. Drummond's house, Feb. 1805 and undated: GBM 4/54.

114. GBM 14/513; 15/15: M.B.W. Minutes, 16 Dec. 1864, p. 1252.

115. GBM 34/333; 37/465–6: D.S.R. 1912/157.

116. B.A. 58814: B.R. 4229.

117. M.D.R. 1742/3/193.

118. N.M.R., Bedford Lemere photos., nos. 23977–8.

119. GBM 12/485, 510: G.O., misc. box 17, bond of 5 June 1850.

120. GBM 20/39, 375: D.S.R. 1880/89.

121. GBM 24/12, 15–16.

122. Ibid., 27/290, 293; 33/215–16, 276: D.S.R. 1906/1078: L.C.C. Minutes, 18 Dec. 1906, p. 1595: N.M.R., Bedford Lemere photos., nos. 23970–80.

123. D.S.R. 1928/943.

124. M.D.R. 1742/3/194.

125. G.O., misc. box 17, bond of 5 July 1865.

126. GBM 33/190,422, 472; 35/538; 36/206: B.N. 26 Feb. 1909, p. 323; 3 Sept. 1909, p. 340.

127. D.S.R. 1933/21: photos taken for Lenygon and Morant in N.M.R.

128. M.D.R. 1745/5/545.

129. G.O., box Q, bundle 145, R. Devrell to E. Boodle, 28 July 1810; survey plans, Upper Brook St., 5 July 1805 and 22 June 1812.

130. D.S.R. 1848/426: M.B.W. Minutes, 5 Nov. 1886, p. 676.

131. GBM 35/535–9.

132. The Architect, 12 Jan. 1912, p. 28: D.S.R. 1908/291.

133. R.B.: G.O., survey plans, Upper Brook St.

134. GBM 2/261, 278; 3/95.

135. GLB VIII/206: M.D.R. 1746/1/658; 1751/2/471, 678.

136. GBM 3/245: G.O., survey plans, Upper Brook St.: Lord and Lady Aberdeen, 'We Twa', vol. I, 1925, p. 102.

137. West Sussex R.O., Goodwood MSS., lease of 1 Sept. 1827.

138. D.S.R. 1854/358.

139. M.D.R. 1756/1/435–6, 505–8.

140. G.O., box R, bundle 148, letter from S. Boddington, 15 Jan. 1813.

141. North Yorkshire R.O., Dawnay Collection, ZDS.

142. G.O., misc. box 17, bond of 4 July 1866.

143. Ibid., bond of 4 Sept. 1866.

144. Staffordshire R.O., Bagot MSS., D 1721/3/178.

145. D.S.R. 1852/161: M.B.W. Minutes, 6 March–29 May 1857, pp. 175–427 passim.

146. M.D.R. 1756/1/393–4; 1758/1/412: R.B.

147. M.D.R. 1767/3/285.

148. Ibid., 1769/3/103.

149. The west end of Upper Brook street, engraving by J. P. Malcolm pub. Nov. 1807.

150. GBM 4/245; 5/338: G.O., box P, bundle 133, 14, 21 Aug. 1813.

151. G.O., lease plan, 1876.

152. GBM 19/360; 20/191–2; 23/514; 25 59: D.S.R. 1893/75.

153. GBM 33/193, 401: D.S.R. 1926–174; 1930/64.

154. B.R. 5828.

155. M.D.R. 1756/1/394.

156. GBM 45/167: G.O., photo. no. 273; Trustees' accounts, 1928–33, 1933–40.

157. GBM 19/311: D.S.R. 1933/208: G.O., Trustees' accounts, 1933–40.

158. B.R. 127639.

159. M.D.R. 1737/3/6, 81; 1737/4/249, 435; 1737/5/160; 1738/5/368

160. Ibid., 1742/2/158; 1743/4/356.

161. GBM 12/59, 181, 208: D.S.R. 1846/185, 255.

162. GBM 34/329–30.

163. G.O., London Scrapbooks, vol. II, p. 30.

164. D.S.R. 1922/185: The Architectural Review, vol. LXVII, May 1930, p. 292.

165. GBM 29/107; 41/137–8, 148: D.S.R. 1917/3.

166. GLB XII/306: M.D.R. 1736/4/225; 1740/2/300: R.B.

167. M.B.W. Minutes, 18 March 1864, pp. 340–1.

168. GBM 33/137, 140; 34/547–50: D.S.R. 1908/194.

169. GLB XII/310.

170. GBM 5/257; 7/247: G.O., survey plans, Upper Brook St., plan of Mr. Ellaker's house.

171. D.S.R. 1931/523.

172. GBM 42/143.

173. D.S.R. 1925/2.

174. GLB XII/309: R.B.: The Illustrated London News, 22 June 1861, p. 569.

175. Joan Evans, The Endless Web, 1955, pp. 101–2.

176. GBM 39/509–11; 43/317: D.S.R. 1913/267.

177. GLB XII/308.

178. Life at Fonthill 1807–1822, ed. Boyd Alexander, 1957, pp. 295–6.

179. GBM 7/278.

180. The Morning Post, 20 Feb. 1823.

181. Hughenden Manor, Bucks., Disraeli Papers, D/I/D/ 55: The Morning Post, 28 Feb. 1826.

182. GBM 14/256–7, 262: G.O., misc. box 17, bond of 11 July 1862.

183. GBM 18/342; 41/317–20.

184. D.S.R. 1891/255: L.C.C. Minutes, 26 July 1892, p. 716.

185. GBM 32/326, 333; 33/425–6.

186. Ibid., 41/317–20, 322, 547; 43/244: D.S.R. 1917– 83, 100.

187. GLB XII 307: M.D.R. 1736–4/224; 1737/1/604.

188. Staffordshire R.O., D 1721/3/216.

189. GBM 12/240, 480; 13/14–15, 62–3: G.O., survey plans, Upper Brook St., elevational drawings of Nos. 41 and 42 with attached correspondence: D.S.R. 1851–569.

190. GBM 33/195–8; 34/544: D.S.R. 1906/1096: Academy Architecture, vol. 33, 1908, p. 26.

191. D.S.R. 1910 III; 1914/131; 1937–68.

192. GLB XI/286.

193. R.B.: M.D.R. 1843/7/935; 1844/6/41: GBM 13/541.

194. GBM 13/541; 14/239: G.O., elevational drawings of Nos. 41 and 42, ut supra; misc. box 17, bond of 24 June 1862.

195. GBM 39/317–18, 351–2; 43/253.

196. The Architects' Journal, 4 May 1921, p. 551.

197. Ibid., 8 Jan. 1930, pp. 96–7, 101–2: B.R. 101775.

198. The Architectural Review, vol. LXXVII, May 1935, pp. 223–6: D.S.R. 1934/16: photos. by Millar and Harris for Mrs. F. J. Woolfe, 1939, no. 6260.

199. GLB XI 283–5.

200. M.B.W. Minutes, 23 May 1879, p. 753; 26 Sept. 1879, p. 373: R.I.B.A., nomination papers for FRIBA, 1887, R. Fabian Russell.

201. GLB VI/163: M.D.R. 1730/5/302: R.B.

202. R.B.: GBM 7/190.

203. GBM 18/37, 58; 23/53–5; 27/74; 28/88; 37/144.

204. D.S.R. 1936/507: photos. by Millar and Harris, 1936, no. 5479: R. B. Fisher, Syrie Maugham, 1978, pp. 52–3, 55, 75.

205. M.D.R. 1730–5/301: R.B.

206. GBM 23/235.

207. The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany, ed. Lady Llanover, 1861, vol. I, pp. 452, 454, 469, 472, 476, 484–5.

208. GBM 9/470, 478.

209. D.S.R. 1922/514: G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1926–8, pt. 2, p. 309; 1929–30, p. 4: B.A. 58117.

210. B.A. 58117: D.S.R. 1926/998.

211. GBM 34/291–4; 36/367–8.

212. L.C.C. Minutes, 2 July 1907, p. 70.

213. M.D.R. 1730/5/300.

214. Horace Walpole's Correspondence with Sir Horace Mann, vol. VI, 1960, ed. W. S. Lewis, Warren Hunting Smith and George L. Hann, pp. 138–41.

215. The Public Advertiser, 15 Dec. 1781.

216. M.D.R. 1730/5/298.

217. Ibid., 1836/4/448–9.

218. M.D.R. 1730/5/299: G.O., survey plans, Upper Brook St.

219. Colvin: R.B.

220. GBM 32/284, 313–14,500: L.C.C. Minutes, 17 Oct. 1905, p. 1270.

221. M.D.R. 1730/3/192.

222. GBM 8/276.

223. Ibid., 28/310, 313, 365.

224. M.D.R. 1730/1/243: R.B.

225. GBM 8/276; 9/35: R.B.

226. Ibid., 29/473, 489.

227. D.S.R. 1929/171; 1931/301: B.A. 41572.

228. GLB VIII/212.

229. L.C.C. Minutes, 13 Feb. 1912, p. 330: G.L.R.O.(L), B.A. 37663.

230. G.L.R.O.(L), B.A. 37663, 59667.

231. G.O., lease plan, 8 Dec. 1873.

232. A. C. Sewter, The Stained Glass of William Morris and his Circle, vol. 2, 1975, p. 199.

233. GLB VIII 211.

234. M.D.R. 1806/4/215.

235. Ibid., 1810/7/126.

236. P.R.O., B3/3367, f. 162: Cambridge University Library, ADD 7510 IVD4b.

237. The Works of David Ricardo, ed. P. Sraffa, vol. 6, 1962, p. 52: David Weatherall, David Ricardo, 1976, pp. 79–85.

238. Weatherall, op. cit., p. 84.

239. Works, ut supra, vol. 7, 1962, pp. 16–17.

240. Cambridge University Library, ADD 7510/XII/B21a: M.D.R. 1821–6/331: Works, ut supra, vol. 10, 1965, p. 336.

241. The Times, 10 April 1934, p. 11f.

242. G.L.R.O.(L), B.A. 76257.

243. GBM 16/503.

CHAPTER XII (pp. 222–38)

Upper Grosvenor Street

1. GBM 44/408.

2. Ibid., 44/460.

3. London in Miniature, [printed for C. Corbett], 1755, p. 196.

4. G.L.R.O.(M), TC/St. G. 1.

5. P.O.D.

6. GBM 18/11: P.O.D.

7. G.L.C. photo., 57.0414: M.D.R. 1720–3/291–5.

8. GBM 39/127–30.

9. S.M., Dorothy Stroud, typescript catalogue of Soane's work.

10. David Watkin, The Life and Work of C. R. Cockerell, 1974, p. 250.

11. H.B., plan.

12. GA, lease of No. 4, 5 Oct. 1826: GBM 9/340; 10/85.

13. G.L.C. photo., 57/0414.

14. P.R.O., B3/615 passim.

15. The Morning Journal, 9 June 1829.

16. GBM 10/85: W.C.S. 180, p. 214: G.L.R.O.(M), LV(W) 49/40 6: GA, lease of 17 Aug. 1826: R.B.

17. GBM 9/340: G.O., elevational drawing by Baxter, Nov. 1824.

18. GA, lease of 17 Aug. 1826.

19. G.O., lease plan, 1898: G.L.C. photo., 57/0414.

20. GBM 32/310: GA, assignment of 13 Aug. 1901.

21. GBM 32/310, 546; 34/345.

22. GA, assignment of 5 Feb. 1907.

23. GBM 35/251–2.

24. M.D.R. 1728/5/393.

25. R.B.

26. GBM 17/421: D.S.R. 1872/77.

27. M.D.R. 1729/4/372.

28. GBM 17/483–4; 18/173: G.O., lease plans, 1872–3: D.S.R. 1873/68.

29. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1929–30, p. 409; Trustees' accounts, 1928–33: B.A. 58907: The Architect and Building News, 18 Nov. 1927, p. 807; 18 May 1928, p. 746.

30. M.D.R. 1729/4/368: R.B.

31. M.D.R. 1730/4/180.

32. G.O., survey and lease plans.

33. D.S.R. 1928/101.

34. Information kindly supplied by Miss L. Irvine.

35. D.S.R. 1928/202.

36. GBM 12/33, 39, 57, 58, 62, 86: G.O., survey plan, 24 Nov. 1843: GA, leases of 1, 2, 4 Dec. 1843: M.B.W. 213, 4 Feb. 1856, presented papers, appn. of H. Harrison.

37. M.D.R. 1728/2/303–4.

38. The Public Advertiser, 17 March 1772: G.O., survey plan, 1807.

39. GBM 44/496: G.O., lease plans, 1917, 1920: D.S.R. 1917/122; 1919/271.

40. GBM 33/360: D.S.R. 1906/1089: P.O.D.

41. GBM 41/238; 44/532: D.S.R. 1918/56.

42. M.D.R. 1728/6/174: R.B.

43. M.D.R. 1728/1/245.

44. Herefordshire R.O., Foley papers in E12/Portfolio 18: G.L.R.O.(L), B/CWT/1, pp. 1, 242.

45. GBM 26/435; 28/131.

46. D.S.R. 1908/275–9.

47. M.D.R. 1733/2/456–8.

48. M.D.R. 1734/2/478.

49. S.M., Soane bill book 1801–6, pp. 192–224; journals, no. 4, pp. 340, 382; portf. of Soane designs 1786–1805, ff. 38–47; sundry drawings of chimneypieces, ff. 64–6.

50. GBM 14/12, 26, 191–2.

51. N.M.R., Bedford Lemere photos., no. 21314.

52. M.D.R. 1733/2/459; 1734/2/478.

53. G.O., survey plan, 1808.

54. Victoria and Albert Museum Library, 86. AA. 9–10, Duppa Account Books, vol. I, p. 387; vol. 2, p. 282: R.B.

55. GBM 14/305–6: G.O., misc. box 17, bond of 24 June 1863; lease plan, 1862.

56. GBM 18/459: D.S.R. 1876/22–3: B. 15 Jan. 1876, p. 66.

57. M.D.R. 1730/1/211.

58. Guildhall Library, MS. 8674, vol. 41, p. 181.

59. The Life and Letters of Lady Sarah Lennox, 1745–1826, ed. Countess of Ilchester and Lord Stavordale, 1901, vol. I, p. 132.

60. G.O., survey plans, 1805.

61. Ibid., lease plan, 1881: GBM 20/329, 330, 416.

62. GBM 20/416; 28/498: G.L.R.O.(L), B/CWT/1, p. 269: N.M.R., Bedford Lemere day books, nos. 17511–18: P.O.D.

63. M.D.R. 1732/3/256.

64. GBM 33/341–2: G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1905–8, p. 61.

65. GBM 29/286, 290; 34/343.

66. D.S.R. 1906/1076.

67. GBM 33/343.

68. Ibid., 34/343.

69. Ibid., 34/341–3.

70. D.S.R. 1927/653: N.M.R., Bedford Lemere photos., no. 29215: P.O.D.

71. H.B., plans.

72. M.D.R. 1732/3/255: R.B.

73. M.D.R. 1732/3/255–6; 1732/5/600; 1733/1/206–7.

74. Ibid., 1792/3/736; 1793/1/556: GBM 1/183.

75. Walter Ison, The Georgian Buildings of Bristol, [1952], Pl. 64d: letter from Pinney to Messrs. Underwood, Bottomly and Hamble, dated 20 Nov. 1790, at No. 7 Great George Street, Bristol: Universal British Directory, 1793.

76. M.D.R. 1810/2/530: R.B.

77. G.O., lease plan, 1834.

78. Cf. lease plan, 1834, and Ordnance Survey map, 1870.

79. D.S.R. 1886/181.

80. GBM 25/94.

81. GA, leases of 27 March 1897 and 31 Oct. 1902 (plans).

82. GBM 40/405.

83. Ibid., 36/269–70, 272: D.S.R. 1909/53.

84. GA, lease of 24 June 1910: P.O.D.

85. Information kindly supplied by Mr. Gerald Lacoste.

86. M.D.R. 1733/1/207: R.B.

87. G.O., lease plan, 1854.

88. GBM 14/166, 169.

89. Ibid., 34/499.

90. Ibid., 34/499, 502.

91. Ibid., 36/194: B.N. 17 Dec. 1909, p. 899.

92. GBM 36/193.

93. Ibid., 34/502; 36/193–5.

94. Ibid., 36/194.

95. B.R. 103008: D.S.R. 1929/553: G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1929–30, p. 302: The Architect and Building News, 26 July 1929, p. 122.

96. M.D.R. 1732/5/600–1: Staffordshire R.O., D593 D/3/26: R.B.

97. Staffordshire R.O., in D593 D/3/26: G.O., survey plan, 1815.

98. GBM 18/136, 200, 389: D.S.R. 1874/63; 1875/34: M.B.W. Minutes, 23 April 1875, p. 496.

99. GBM 19/19.

100. Ibid., 35/417–18.

101. B.N. 25 June 1909, p. 943.

102. GBM 35/418–19.

103. D.S.R. 1908/191.

104. GBM 35/417.

105. Ibid., 35/480.

106. D.S.R. 1923/317: P.O.D.

107. M.D.R. 1732/5/105.

108. G.L.R.O.(M), Acc. 446/EF31/1–9: R.B.

109. GBM 9/215: GA, lease of 7 May 1823.

110. B. 28 Feb. 1913, p. 268.

111. GBM 26/442: G.O., lease plan, 1885: D.S.R. 1897/304.

112. GBM 26/442; 29/286: D.S.R. 1897/304; 1902/282.

113. GBM 35/525; 37/529–30: P.O.D.

114. GBM 37/530–1: D.S.R. 1910/424.

115. M.D.R. 1730/4/141: R.B.

116. Victoria and Albert Museum Library, Holland and Sons ledgers, 1824–7, sub William Hunter.

117. D.S.R. 1850/290.

118. Ibid., 1889/95, 117: G.O., lease plan, 1897.

119. GBM 28/360: D.S.R. 1901/306.

120. GBM 31/170.

121. Ibid., 32/200.

122. Ibid., 31/272.

123. M.D.R. 1730/3/160: R.B.

124. GBA 65.

125. GLB VII/201; VIII/208–10; X/272–3.

126. P.R.O., PROB 6/109, f. 193V: Guildhall Library, MS. 5307, 11 Jan. 1721/2.

127. GA, lease of 6 Dec. 1826: The Morning Journal, 11 June 1829: John Gloag and Derek Bridgwater, A History of Cast Iron in Architecture, 1948, p. 327 for exterior.

128. GLB VIII/210: R.B.

129. Guildhall Library, MS. 5305/6, 17 May 1721: The London Daily Post, 17 Feb. 1738: R.B.

130. M.D.R. 1768/1/562–3.

131. GBM 11/497.

132. The Morning Post, 11 April 1809.

133. T. L. Donaldson, Handbook of Specifications, [c. 1860], pp. 670–4.

134. GA, lease of 30 July 1826.

135. Diary of Lady Elizabeth Belgrave in possession of Count Guy de Pelet, 15 Feb. 1832: R.B.

136. The London Daily Post, 17 Feb. 1738: R.B.

137. Colvin.

138. Information kindly supplied by Mr. Edward Joy from accounts in East Sussex R.O.

139. Scottish R.O., GD 112/20/7.

140. Susan Tweedsmuir, The Edwardian Lady, 1966, illustration facing p. 55.

141. M.D.R. 1731/2/163: MSS. of Duke of Beaufort at Badminton, 111.1.3: R.B.

142. GBM 12/37.

143. GLB XI/288, 290.

144. M.D.R. 1731/5/189–90; 1732/3/49.

145. GA, deeds of No. 37, esp. lease of 9 March 1833 and note from Cundy to Boodle, 13 Oct. 1824: R.B.: P.O.D.

146. B.A. 8120: B.R. 107230: D.S.R. 1934/1011–12, 1320; 1935/399, 872: P.O.D.

147. B.A. 8120: G.O., Wimperis, Simpson and Guthrie's elevation, July 1934.

148. G.O., Trustees' accounts, 1933–40.

149. The Daily Telegraph, 5 Feb. 1937, p. 26.

150. M.D.R. 1731/5/3,83.

151. GBM 18/434; 19/172: D.S.R. 1875/39, 217.

152. GBM 17/341; 18/337: Mark Girouard, The Victorian Country House, 1971, p. 124: The History of the Times, vol. II, 1939, p. 38n.

153. D.S.R. 1875/39: W.C.L., St. George's, Hanover Square, Vestry plans, 2563: Girouard, op. cit., p. 122: The History of the Times, vol. II, 1939, p. 38.

154. GBM 18/392: M.B.W. Minutes, 6 Aug. 1875, p. 259.

155. Recent English Domestic Architecture, ed. Mervyn Macartney, 1920, pp. 21–3.

156. GBM 18/391–2: D.S.R. 1875/217.

157. G.O., photos. of Nos. 44–50 Park Street.

158. GBM 38/287–8; 41/225.

159. M.D.R. 1731/5/445: R.B.

160. Weale, London Exhibited in 1851, vol. I, p. 383.

161. G.O., lease plan, 1872: D.S.R. 1849/443.

162. B. 30 July 1859, p. 507: P.P., 1859 (sess. 2), XV, Report of the Commission appointed to consider the subject of Lighting Picture Galleries by Gas, pp. 543–4.

163. GBM 19/403, 431; 20/196.

164. Ibid., 38/446–8.

165. Ibid., 38/541: GA, licence to assign of 13 Aug. 1912.

166. GBM 38/446–7, 541.

167. Ibid., 38/541; 41/225: D.S.R. 1912/189: B.A. 39045.

168. D.S.R. 1912/247.

169. GLB IX/245–6: R.B.

170. Hertfordshire R.O., Grimston MSS., Letter Book D/EV/F33.

171. G.O., lease plan, 1838: The World, 10 March 1789.

172. GBM 20/196; 35/499, 502.

173. Ibid., 35/502; 38/221–2.

174. Ibid., 38/287–8, 426; 41/193–4.

175. Ibid., 41/195–6, 225: B.A. 40651, 40706: L.C.C. Minutes, 2, 16–17 Dec. 1913, pp. 1301, 1503.

176. D.S.R. 1913/273–4.

177. GBM 41/225: D.S.R. 1912/247; 1913/273–4.

178. GBM 41/225.

179. Ibid., 38/542; 41/227.

180. GLB V/138, 139: R.B.

181. B.A. 66859.

182. GBM 2/36.

183. G.O., survey plan, 1817, and Ordnance Survey map, 1869.

184. Vogue, 13 Nov. 1935, p. 69.

185. GA, licence to convert of 27 Feb. 1912, with lease of 16 Aug. 1911.

186. Savills, sale particulars, [1975].

187. G.L.R.O.(L), Daily Fire Reports, District C, 27–28 Jan. 1843.

188. GBM 44/239: D.S.R. 1923/36.

189. D.S.R. 1937/293–4: B.R. 109593: G.O., Estate Surveyor's unnumbered letter books, 17 Dec. 1935, p. 91; 21 Dec. 1936, p. 94.

190. G.O., Estate Surveyor's unnumbered letter books, 9 Oct. 1936, p. 487; 18 Dec. 1936, p. 93.

191. GLB VII/190: R.B.

192. G.O., survey plan, 1805.

193. Scottish R.O., GD 44/33/15/4; GD44/34/66/9.

194. M.B.W. 213, 4 Feb. 1856, presented papers, appn. of H. Harrison.

195. GLB VII/179: R.B.

196. G.O., survey plan, 1813: Guildhall Library, MS. 8674, vol. 75, p. 298.

197. G.O., early 19th cent. surveyor's plans, vol. I, f. 76.

198. GA, lease of 22 April 1826: R.B.: Colvin.

199. GBM 20/159–60.

200. Ibid., 23/174.

201. Ibid., 32/162: D.S.R. 1905/143: B.N. 24 June 1910, p. 866.

202. GBM 32/378.

203. Ibid., 35/283, 294: D.S.R. 1908/319.

204. D.S.R. 1914/92.

205. H.B., typescript list of works by Mewes and Davis: P.O.D.

206. D.S.R. 1908/220.

207. GLB V/133: Guildhall Library, MS. 8674, vol. 35, p. 247: R.B.

208. B. 23 Nov. 1867, p. 861.

209. G.O., survey plan of No. 47, 1813.

210. B., loc. cit.: GLB VII/180.

211. GLB V/133.

212. G.O., survey plan, 1809; lease plan, 1839.

213. Worcestershire R.O., 705: 29. Acc.86/64, Dowdeswell MSS.

214. GBM 12/214.

215. Ibid., 12/495; 13/9: GA, lease of 20 May 1851: D.S.R. 1850/388.

216. G.O., lease plans, 1839–47, 1851.

217. GBM 12/549.

218. Ibid., 40/457–60.

219. D.S.R. 1920/118; 1935/59: photos. (no. 8839) in possession of Country Life, taken for White Allom: Richard B. Fisher, Syrie Maugham, 1978, pp. 54, 56, and Pls. I, III, V, VI.

220. Tufnells, sale particulars, 1978.

221. G.O., lease plan, 1916.

CHAPTER XIII (pp. 239–50)

Old Grosvenor House

1. GBA 27: E.H.P., item 1193, lease and plan book, p. 17.

2. GBA 61, 65.

3. GLB IX 243.

4. R.B.

5. MSS. of Duke of Beaufort at Badminton, 111.1.2.

6. Ibid., 111.1.2 (plan); 111.1.3: J. Rocque, Plan of the Cities of London and Westminster …, 1746.

7. MSS. of Duke of Beaufort at Badminton, 111.1.3.

8. M.D.R. 1741/1/522; 1741/4/283.

9. Ibid., 1763/1/247: R.B.

10. History Today, Feb. 1977, pp. 83, 89.

11. G.O., Grosvenor House box, 'Title Deeds etc. relating to Gloucester House …': R.B.

12. Unpublished journal of Lady Mary Coke in possession of Lord Home, 16 Oct. 1779.

13. MSS. of Duke of Beaufort at Badminton, 111.1.2 (plan): R. Horwood, Plan of the Cities of London and Westminster …, 1792–9: G.O., survey plan of 1805.

14. John Harris, Sir William Chambers, 1970, pp. 120, 219, 233: Thomas Smith, Historical Recollections of Hyde Park, 1836, p. 26n.

15. Harris, op. cit., p. 233.

16. W.C.L., ratebooks for Millbank.

17. Charles T. Gatty, Mary Davies and the Manor of Ebury, 1921, vol. I, pp. 182–4: W.C.L., ratebooks for Millbank.

18. GBM 1/89: G.O., misc. box 8, memo. of agreement, 12 Aug. 1789; undated cutting about the Millbank House (in box of misc. watercolours and drawings): The World, 21 Sept., 30 Oct. 1789.

19. Arthur Griffiths, Memorials of Millbank, 1884, pp. 19, 28–34: GBM 2/65, 255–7.

20. GBM 1/95; 3/140.

21. E.g. GBM 3/163, 171, 183; 4/97.

22. E.H.P., box 42/6, [Nov. 1805].

23. G.O., Grosvenor House box, 'Title Deeds etc. relating to Gloucester House …'; chest D, bundle 14, 2 Aug. 1806.

24. G.O., survey plan of 1805: E.H.P., box 42/6, sketch plans of 1805.

25. The Times, 2 June 1808, p. 3e.

26. G.O., Grosvenor House box, 'Abstract of Bills …'.

27. Ibid., Hailstone corresp., H. to Grosvenor, 23 Feb. 1807.

28. E.H.P., box 42/6, 25, 29 Oct. 1806.

29. Ibid., 1 Aug. 1807, 24 Dec. 1808.

30. The Morning Post, 4 June 1808: The Times, 2 June 1808, p. 3e: E.H.P., box 42/6, 3 Sept. 1806.

31. E.H.P., box 42/6, 3 Sept. 1806.

32. Ibid., 25 Oct. 1806: The Morning Post, 4 June 1808.

33. E.H.P., box 42/6, 14 Dec. 1807.

34. Ibid., 26 Nov. 1807.

35. G.O., chest D, bundle 14, 2 Aug. 1806.

36. E.H.P., box 42/6, 23 Nov. 1807, [Jan. 1808].

37. Ibid., 21 Dec. 1807.

38. Ibid., 12, 23 Nov., 14 Dec. 1807.

39. Ibid., 26 Nov., 21 Dec. 1807.

40. Ibid., 9 Dec. 1807.

41. Ibid., 9 Dec. 1807, 9 Jan. 1808.

42. Ibid., 30 Oct. 1807.

43. Ibid., 23 Nov., 9 Dec. 1807.

44. Ibid., 12 Nov. 1807.

45. Ibid., [Jan. 1808].

46. G.O., 2nd Earl Grosvenor's account books, vol. 5A, 14 May 1807: P.O.D.

47. G.O., Hailstone corresp., H. to Grosvenor, 23 Feb. 1807; e.g. Grosvenor to H., 22 Dec. 1794, 16 March 1798.

48. E.H.P., box 42/6, 26 Nov. 1807, 9 Jan. 1808.

49. Ibid., 9 Jan. 1808.

50. G.O., Hailstone corresp., Grosvenor to H., 31 Jan. 1808: E.H.P., box 42/6, [Jan. 1808].

51. G.O., Hailstone corresp., Grosvenor to H., April 1808.

52. The Morning Post, 4 June, 1808.

53. The Farington Diary, ed. James Greig, vol. V, 1925, p. 72.

54. Ibid., p. 84.

55. G.O., chest D, bundle 14, 2 Aug. 1806; 2nd Earl Grosvenor's account books, passim; Grosvenor House box, 'Abstract of Bills …'.

56. Ibid., Grosvenor House box, W. Porden's account, 15 June 1809.

57. E.H.P., box 42/6, 24 Sept. 1809.

58. Ibid., 13 Jan. 1818.

59. Ibid., 13 Jan. 1818: G.O., early 19th cent. surveyor's plans, vol. I, f. 79: Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut, Dept. of Prints and Drawings, B 1975.2.438: W. Porden's diary in possession of Mrs. A. E. Gell, 31 Aug. 1820.

60. E.H.P., box 42/6, 13 Jan. 1818: W. Porden's diary, loc. cit.

61. G.L.R.O.(L), B/GLCC 88, 3 May 1819: The Morning Chronicle, 20 May 1819.

62. The Morning Post, 20 May 1819: The Morning Chronicle, 20 May 1819: Richard Rush, The Court of London, ed. Benjamin Rush, 1873 ed., pp. 48–9.

63. G.O., 2nd Earl Grosvenor's account books, vol. 8, March, 29 Sept. 1818, 6, 11 Feb. 1819.

64. E.g. Earl of Verulam, see diary, 3 April 1819, in Hertfordshire R.O., Grimston MSS. D/EV F44.

65. G.O., Hailstone corresp., Grosvenor to H., 7 April 1818.

66. John Young, Catalogue of Pictures at Grosvenor House, 1821.

67. G.O., misc. box 15, Lord Grosvenor to Empy, 19 Oct., 8 Dec. 1824.

68. Ibid., misc. box 13, Porden's valuation, 4 Dec. 1801: GBM 5/343.

69. Gervas Huxley, Lady Elizabeth and the Grosvenors. Life in a Whig Family, 1822–1839, 1965, p. 59.

70. R.B.: GBM 9/531: G.O., misc. box 15, Lord Grosvenor to Empy, 21 Nov. 1825; Grosvenor House box, 'Carpenter's work … by Joseph Cundy', 4, 18, 25 March, 15 April 1826.

71. G.O., Grosvenor House box, bills and abstracts for building the stables, 1826–7, 1829–30.

72. Ibid., misc. box 15, Lord Grosvenor to Empty, 10 Nov. 1825.

73. Ibid., Grosvenor House box, 'Plasterer's work … by William Skeat', Sept.–Oct. 1825.

74. Ibid., bills, abstracts and vouchers.

75. Survey of London, vol. XVIII, 1937, p. 17 and Plate 7b.

76. G.O., Grosvenor House box, bill of William Croggon, April 1827.

77. Ibid., bill of William Croggon, April 1827; 'Carpenter's work … by Joseph Cundy', 6 Jan.–24 March 1827.

78. Ibid., 'Mason's work … by M. E. Cundy', 1826: Thomas Allen, The History and Antiquities of London, vol. IV, 1828, p. 362.

79. W.C.L., drawing of c. 1827, probably by R. B. Schnebbelie, C137, Grosvenor House (11).

80. G.O., Grosvenor House box, Abstract of Grosvenor House Bills, 1827; 'Bricklayer's work … by William Skeat', 26 March-13 Aug. 1827.

81. Ibid., 'A Statement of Work prepared for the Dineing room …' (by James Cundy), 11 May 1827.

82. Ibid., Abstract of Grosvenor House Bills, 1827.

83. The Morning Post, 29 June 1827, p. 3.

84. G.O., misc. box 15, Lord Grosvenor to Empy, 24 Feb., 3, 31 March 1827.

85. E.H.P., personal papers, 1st Marquess, Farnborough to Grosvenor, 2 Nov. [1827].

86. G.O., elevation of July 1826 in 'Plans and Elevations for Grosvenor House by Thomas Cundy, Architect, 1826'.

87. E.g. G.O., 'Plans and Elevations for Grosvenor House. By Thomas Cundy. Architect. 1827', f. 8; Grosvenor House box, plans and elevations, 1833.

88. G.O., framed watercolours of the elevations, and loose plans in 'Plans and Elevations … 1826'.

89. Ibid., 'Plans and Elevations … 1826', ff. 1–7.

90. Ibid., 'Plans and Elevations …', 1826 and 1827: Yale Center, ut supra, B 1975.2.438–76.

91. Yale Center, ut supra, B 1975.2.449.

92. Ibid., B 1975.2.439, 443–5, 466a: G.O., 'Plans and Elevations … 1827', ff. 6–7.

93. Yale Center, ut supra, B 1975.2.457–62.

94. G.O., Grosvenor House box, Cundy to Lord Westminster, 30 Oct. 1833; Specifications of July 1834; plans and elevations by Cundy, 1833–4: Yale Center, ut supra, B 1975.2.466–8.

95. Diary of Earl Grosvenor in possession of Count Guy de Pelet, 18 May 1834.

96. E.H.P., box 77/3, bill of Thomas Edge, 1833–4.

97. B. 6 July 1901, p. 6: information kindly supplied by Mrs. Jill Allibone.

98. Yale Center, ut supra, B 1975.2.438.

99. Ibid., B 1975.2.469: The Art-Union, May 1843, p. 198: The Athenaeum, 3 June 1843, p. 533: The Illustrated London News, 17 June 1843, p. 426: The Times, 7 Dec. 1927, p. 11.

100. G.O., 1st Marquess of Westminster's account books, vols. 10–11 passim.

101. The Athenaeum, loc. cit.

102. H.B., file 302, 14, 18 Oct., 14 Dec. 1927: The Times, 15 Nov. 1927, p. 10b; 7 Dec. 1927, p. 11: 'Phyllis Court Club … Plans and Particulars of Enlargement 1928' (brochure in possession of G.L.C.): information kindly supplied by Messrs. Simmons and Sons, Henley-on-Thames.

103. The Art-Union, loc. cit.

104. Yale Center, ut supra, B 1975.2.470–1.

105. G.O., Grosvenor House box, 'Abstract of Bills delivered for Bricklayer's and Plasterer's work … by William Skeat', 1826–7: The Morning Post, 1 Sept. 1827, p. 3.

106. Yale Center, ut supra, B 1975.2.438, 470–1.

107. Ibid., B 1975.2.473–6.

108. Diary of the 2nd Marquess of Westminster in possession of Count Guy de Pelet, 11 May, 2 Aug., 21, 23 Sept., 26 Nov. 1847: D.S.R. 1847/299.

109. Diary of the 2nd Marquess of Westminster, ut supra, 17 Aug. 1859: P.O.D.: B. 2 Feb. 1861, p. 82.

110. The Architect, 27 May 1871, p. 280.

111. Ibid.: G.O., London Scrapbooks, vol. II, R. J. Chandler to Charles Gatty, 2 Dec. 1913.

112. N.M.R., Bedford Lemere photos., nos. 9603–14.

113. B. 2 Oct. 1875, p. 881.

114. Victoria and Albert Museum Library, Holland and Sons ledgers, Day Book 1873, R to Z, ff. 910–13.

115. The Graphic, 20 June 1874, p. 597: Lady Helen Seymour, 'Old Grosvenor House', in Blackwood's Magazine, vol. 289, June 1961, p. 490.

116. G.O., 1st Duke of Westminster's Trustees' Account Book, 1874–1901, 19 Oct. 1880.

117. B. 12 Aug. 1876, p. 295.

118. Victoria and Albert Museum, Dept. of Prints and Drawings, E 1829–1912: John D. Crace, The Art of Colour Decoration, [1912], p. 84.

119. Victoria and Albert Museum, Dept. of Prints and Drawings, E 1830–1912.

120. Dictionnaire de Biographie Francaise, 1951.

121. The Architect, 7 Jan., 27 May 1871, pp. 15–16, 280.

122. G.O., London Scrapbooks, vol. II, R. J. Chandler to Charles Gatty, 2 Dec. 1913.

123. Ibid.: The Architect, 27 May 1871, p. 280: P.O.D.

124. G.O., Wyndham papers, 1st Duke of Westminster to Sibell Grosvenor, 21 Jan. 1882.

125. Victoria and Albert Museum Library, Holland and Sons ledgers, Day Books 1869–74, R to Z, accounts of Marquess of Westminster.

126. G.O., 1st Duke of Westminster's Trustees' Account Book, 1874–1901, Oct. 1880–Feb. 1882: D.S.R. 1880/155.

127. Yale Center, ut supra, B 1975.2.477, 454.

128. Victoria and Albert Museum, Dept. of Prints and Drawings, D 1351–1903 to D 1354–1903.

129. Susan Tweedsmuir, The Lilac and the Rose, 1952, p. 139.

130. G.O., typescript 'Particulars of Rooms', c. 1919, and 'Schedule of Fixtures and Fittings', 25 Feb. 1925.

131. The Times, 11 Aug. 1914, p. 3d; 14 Dec. 1916, p. 5: G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1919–22, pp. 4, 62–3.

132. G.O., Grosvenor House files, April-June 1919.

133. The Times, 24 Oct. 1921, p. 7b.

134. Ibid., 19 Oct. 1921, p. 12b: S. N. Behrman, Duveen, 1972 ed., pp. 146–7.

135. G.O., Grosvenor House files, Oct. 1924, 30 April 1925; book of cuttings, 8 Oct. 1927: The Times, 7 Oct. 1927, p. 11g.

136. G.O., Gatty card index, sub Fawcett, Sir William.

CHAPTER XIV (pp. 251–63)

Park Street and Culross Street

1. G.L.R.O.(M), TC/St. G./2.

2. The Morning Post, 23, 31 March 1809.

3. W.C.S. 171, p. 81: G.O., box R, bundle 146, letter from S. Baxter, 5 April 1811: R.B.

4. R.B.

5. M.B.W. 213, 4 Feb. 1856, presented papers, appn. of H. Harrison: R.B.

6. E. T. Cook, Homes and Haunts of John Ruskin, 1912, p. 6: Joan Evans, John Ruskin, 1954, pp. 139–40, 142: Mary Lutyens, The Ruskins and the Grays, 1972, pp. 128, 167.

7. Tulane University Library, U.S.A., Gallier drawings in Labrot Collection: GBM 10/482.

8. W.C.S. 184, pp. 46–7: GBM 10/110, 465, 482: R.B.

9. R.B.: P.O.D.

10. GBM 19/244.

11. Ibid., 30/493.

12. The Architect and Building News, 18 Nov. 1927, p. 808.

13. The Architectural Review, vol. LIII, Jan. 1923, p. 31.

14. 'The Work of Mr. Detmar Blow and Mr. Fernand Billerey' in Architectural Supplement to Country Life, 26 Oct. 1912, p. XIV.

15. GBM 42/214.

16. Ibid., 33/347.

17. Mss. in possession of the Willett Estates, Lower Richmond Rd., S.W. 15.

18. GBM 34/166; 35/429.

19. Ibid., 35/429–32, 470–1.

20. Ibid., 35/472–6.

21. Ibid., 41/510.

22. Ibid., 35/434.

23. Ibid., 40/258.

24. R.B.: G.O., lease particulars books: R. Horwood, Plan of the Cities of London and Westminster …, 1792–9.

25. GA, lease of No. 12 Upper Grosvenor St., 4 Oct. 1823.

26. N.M.R., Bedford Lemere photos., no. 21873.

27. R.B.: Boyle's Court Guide, 1827–32.

28. Christopher Hussey, 'The Great Estates of London and Their Development. The Grosvenor Estate' in Country Life, 21 April 1928, p. 564: GBM 42/205.

29. M.D.R. 1728/6/171.

30. G.L.R.O.(M), WR/LV 54, pp. 31, 262.

31. GBM 39/74.

32. Ibid., 42/205; 45/195: G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1926–8, pt. 1, p. 90.

33. Information kindly supplied by Mr. J. Wilcox.

34. The Architectural Review, vol. LXII, Oct. 1927, p. 143: The Architect and Building News, 17 Feb. 1928, p. 275: D.S.R. 1925/592.

35. P.O.D.: Burke's Peerage.

36. M.D.R. 1729/3/182–7.

37. The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany, ed. Lady Llanover, 1861, vol. I, p. 631; vol. III, p. 228.

38. Mary Teresa Fortescue, The History of Calmich Abbey, [1914], pp. 95–137.

39. GBM 26/79; 30/365–6.

40. Ibid., 40/381–4; 44/379, 525.

41. GLB X/264: M.D.R. 1750/3/598.

42. GBM 9/56; 20/516: G.O., lease particulars books: M.D.R. 1825/13/154, 156.

43. GBM 23/159; 32/252, 254, 257; 37/348, 520; 39/455–7.

44. B.A. 10081: B.R. 125848.

45. GBM 26/441, 485–8; 27/71–2, 183: The Architect, 29 Aug. 1902, p. 136 and photo-litho. following.

46. M.D.R. 1738/5/466, 515–16; 1739/3/128; 1739/5/208–10: R.B.

47. M.D.R. 1739/5/206–7.

48. G.O., Park Street Chapel chest, agreements of 13 July 1762.

49. Ibid., bills of 1825–6.

50. GBM 20/461, 494.

51. National History and Views of London, ed. C. F. Partington, vol. II, n.d., p. 172.

52. GBM 23/215–17, 304; 24/126: D.S.R. 1889/261–6.

53. L.C.C. Minutes, 18 June 1889, p. 434; 10 Feb. 1891, p. 164.

54. GBA 86: GLB XVI/404–5.

55. R.B.: M.D.R. 1746/2/279: Harrowby MSS. at Sandon Hall, 334, 337.

56. GBA 87: GLB XIV/361–9, 374.

57. GBM 37/409; 42/364, 383–5, 409–10; 44/519–22, 534; 45/360, 470: G.L.R.O.(L), B.A. 45016: D.S.R. 1919/116.

58. Cuthbert Headlam, George Abraham Crawley, 1929, p. 50 and Pls. 20–22.

59. G.O., Sir Rbt. Grosvenor's Trust Estate boxes, leases of March 1737/8 and July 1738: R.B.

60. Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects, Office of J. B. Papworth, 1977, p. 79: D.N.B.

61. Architectural Publication Society Dictionary, vol. I, p. 120.

62. R.B.: GBM 13/193; 26/363.

63. R.B.: The World, 14 Nov. 1789: GBM 1/27.

64. G.L.R.O.(L), Q/STB/10, pp. 10–13: The London Directory, 1789, 1790.

65. R. Horwood, Plan of the Cities of London and Westminster …, 1792–9: Yale Center for British Art, Dept. of Prints and Drawings, B 1975.2.438, 469.

66. P.O.D.: The Evening News, 22 May 1928.

67. G.O., lease particulars books; Grosvenor House files, 7 Oct., 22 Dec. 1925, 29 Oct., 22 Nov., 23 Dec. 1926, 3 Aug. 1944.

68. G.O., Grosvenor House files, 23 Dec. 1926.

69. Ibid., 3 Aug. 1944.

70. Kathleen Jones and Trevor Hewitt, A. H. Jones of Grosvenor House, 1971, p. 148: B.A. 57765.

71. N.M.R., photos. of No. 35 Park St.

72. M.D.R. 1733/2/456; 1734/3/503–5: R.B.

73. G.L.R.O.(M), TC/St. G./2: P.R.O., RG 10/99, ff. 24r. et seq.: P.O.D.

74. GBM 30/493.

75. Ibid., 34/121.

76. Ibid., 34/121–2.

77. Ibid., 34/122–4.

78. Ibid., 34/124.

79. Ibid., 34/124; 35/103–4.

80. Ibid., 35/105.

81. D.S.R. 1908/275–9.

82. GBM 35/108–9.

83. Ibid., 35/108–10.

84. Nikolaus Pevsner, London I: The Cities of London and Westminster (The Buildings of England), 1973 ed., p. 620.

85. See Thomas Paulsson, Scandinavian Architecture, 1958, p. 147.

86. The Times, 1 March 1938, p. 18b: B. 4 March 1938, p. 435.

87. B.R. 16440: G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1923–5, pp. 39–40, 197–8: The Architect and Building News, 18 Nov. 1927, p. 808: D.S.R. 1926/144.

88. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1912–14, p. 185: D.S.R. 1913/266.

89. B.R. 92646: D.S.R. 1922/299: The Architects' Journal, 9 April 1924, pp. 598–610.

90. GBM 38/518; 41/111, 113–14.

91. Ibid., 41/111, 116, 118.

92. Ibid., 41/269–70.

93. D.S.R. 1913/337: P.O.D.: G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1915–18, p. 39.

94. B.A. 38384.

95. D.S.R. 1921/49–50: P.O.D.

96. D.S.R. 1924/459: P.O.D.

97. M.D.R. 1738/1/255–7: GLB XIII/339.

98. GLB XIII/328: Gunnis.

99. GLB XIII/329: Geoffrey Beard, Georgian Craftsmen and Their Work, 1966, p. 168.

100. M.D.R. 1738/4/52: R.B.: P.R.O., PROB 11/812/334.

101. GLB VI/162–3: M.D.R. 1729/3/356–7, 359–60; 1729/4/369–70; 1731/4/447–9; 1732/5/161–3; 1733/3/ 351–2.

102. P.R.O., RG 10/98, f. 49V–52V.

103. R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection, Detmar Blow drawings.

104. Ibid.: B.A. 58117.

105. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1926–8, pt. 2, p. 528; Trustees' accounts, 1928–33, 3 Oct. 1928: The Architect and Building News, 21 Feb. 1930, p. 271.

106. The Architect and Building News, 6 Jan. 1928, pp. 56–9.

107. Ibid., p. 59.

108. M.D.R. 1732/5/161.

109. B.A. 58117, letter from Forsyth and Maule, 4 Dec. 1927.

110. M.D.R. 1733/3/351–2.

111. B.A. 58117.

112. G.L.R.O.(M), WR/LV 54, p. 30: R.B.

113. G.O., survey plans, Culross Street, 'St Luke's Head', 6 April 1811.

114. P.O.D.

115. M.D.R. 1731/4/449.

116. R.B.: G.L.R.O.(M), TC/St. G./1.

117. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1926–8, pt. 2, p. 357: D.S.R. 1927/447; 1932/596.

118. M.D.R. 1731/4/448.

119. G.O., Trustees' accounts, 1921–7; Duke's instruction book, 1926–8, pt. 1, p. 178, pt. 2, p. 457.

120. M.D.R. 1731/4/447.

121. B.A. 60468: G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1926–8, pt. 2, pp. 310, 331, 359: D.S.R. 1927/633, 715.

122. Laurence Whistler and Ronald Fuller, The Work of Rex Whistler, 1960, p. 13.

123. B.A. 59280: The Architect and Building News, 6 Jan. 1928, p. 62; 18 Jan. 1929, p. 112: D.S.R. 1927/95–6, 315.

124. B.A. 59280, 58235: P.O.D.

125. D.S.R. 1928/780: P.O.D.

126. B.A. 59280: D.S.R. 1934/530.

127. M.D.R. 1729/4/369–70.

128. R.B.: G.O., survey plans, Culross St.

129. G.L.R.O.(M), TC/St. G./1.

130. G.O., survey plans, Culross St.

131. B.A. 58235: The Architect and Building News, 18 Jan. 1929, p. 112 and plan: D.S.R. 1927/534, 601–2, 605–6.

132. D.S.R. 1927/534,573.

133. B.A. 58235: The Architect and Building News, 18 Jan. 1929, pp. 112–13.

134. The Architect and Building News, 18 Jan. 1929, pp. 112–13.

135. B.A. 58235: D.S.R. 1926/714; 1931/232: information kindly supplied by Lady Hulse.

136. Harper's Bazaar, Dec. 1932, pp. 45, 92: B.A. 58235.

137. B.A. 66381: D.S.R. 1930/110.

138. P.R.O., RG 10/98, ff. 48r–49v.

139. GBM 33/195–8.

140. The Morning Post, 20 Feb. 1823.

141. GBM 33/425–6.

142. Ibid., 39/509–11; 43/317, 387.

143. Ibid., 5/257.

144. Ibid., 34/550.

145. B.R. 16895.

146. D.S.R. 1936/1149.

147. Ibid., 1929/256; 1936/519.

148. B.A. 63420.

149. GBM 35/417–18, 480.

CHAPTER XV (pp. 264–89)

Park Lane

1. 14 Geo. II, c.16, public.

2. Kensington Central Public Library, Minutes of Trustees of Kensington Turnpike Trust, 31 May, 5 July 1742, 1 Aug. 1743.

3. GBM 1/156: The World, 28 Oct. 1793: B. Lambert, History and Survey of London, 1806, vol. III, p. 536.

4. Hughenden Manor, Bucks., Disraeli Papers, D/1/D/55.

5. P.R.O., Works 16/27/13.

6. G.O., misc. box 6, papers relating to Grosvenor Gate: Thomas Smith, Historical Recollections of Hyde Park, 1836, p. 49.

7. GBM 1/102–3: P.R.O., Works 16/662.

8. E.H.P., box 77/3, Porden's account, 1806–7: Smith, op. cit., pp. 26n., 58.

9. Smith, op. et loc. cit.: The Farington Diary, ed. James Greig, vol. V, 1925, p. 86.

10. G.O., box Q, bundle 145; box R, bundle 146.

11. P.R.O., Works 16/26/3, 5; 16/27/16; 16/329; 16/662: Smith, op. cit., pp. 25–7.

12. Scottish R.O., GD 112/20/6, sale particulars of No. 22 Park Lane.

13. B. 11 Jan. 1851, pp. 28–9; 22 Nov. 1851, p. 737.

14. GBM 15/310–11, 333: P.R.O., Works 16/365: The Times, 24, 25 July 1866: B. 11 May 1867, p. 335; 28 Dec. 1867, p. 943.

15. Country Life, 25 April, 1963, pp. 902–3.

16. The Architectural Review, vol. IX, 1901, pp. 42–3.

17. GBM 32/99.

18. Ibid., 32/137.

19. Ibid., 36/357–8.

20. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1926–8, pt. 1, p. 156.

21. The Architect and Building News, 14 Sept. 1928, pp. 331–2.

22. The Architects' Journal, 19 Sept. 1928, pp. 397–400.

23. G.O., Duke's instruction books, 1926–30, passim.

24. B.A. 67346: D.S.R. 1933/578, 619.

25. G.O., Duke's instruction books, 1926–34, passim: B.A. 67346.

26. GBM 23/331–4: Royal Academy of Arts, Norman Shaw bequest.

27. GBM 24/456; 25/279–80, 413–14, 433–6; 26/97–8.

28. D.S.R. 1894/92: B. 9 May 1896, pp. 410–11.

29. M.D.R. 1897/43/556.

30. The Builders' Journal, 24 March 1897, p. 88: B. 6 Nov. 1909, p. 504.

31. Architecture, April 1898, pp. 109-16: B. 6 Nov. 1909, p. 504.

32. G. Seymour Fort, Alfred Beit, 1932, p. 155.

33. GBM 33/143–6.

34. Ibid., 38/333, 372: Cuthbert Headlam, George Abraham Crawley, 1929, Pls. 20–2.

35. G.O., Estate Surveyor's unnumbered letterbooks, 20 July 1933: The Architect and Building News, 12 Dec. 1930, p. 801; 4 July 1932, pp. 47–9.

36. B.A. 66528.

37. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1931–2, p. 128.

38. Ibid., Estates General Account, 1935–6: The Architect and Building News, 26 March 1937, pp. 397–400.

39. James Paine, Plans, Elevations and Sections of Noblemen and Gentlemen's Houses, 1783, Pls. LXXII–V, LXXXIX, XCVIII, pp. 24–5, 31–2.

40. Colvin.

41. Essex R.O., D/DP, T 280, 282: M.D.R. 1768, 1/562–3; 1770/4/96: R.B.

42. Scottish R.O., GD 112/20/6, report of 26 July 1862.

43. Hugh Aveling, The Handle and the Axe, 1976, pp. 332, 336.

44. Unpublished journal of Lady Mary Coke in possession of Lord Home, 29 Sept. 1787.

45. GBM 3/163.

46. Ibid., 3/171, 183: Scottish R.O., GD 112/20/6, Boodle to Lord Breadalbane, 3 March 1802: GA, lease of 18 May 1802.

47. Scottish R.O., GD 112/20/7, copy of lease of 17 July 1834.

48. S.M., Dorothy Stroud, typescript catalogue of Soane's work.

49. Scottish R.O., GD 112/20/6, Repairs … 1827–9: GBM 10/138: GA, lease of 20 May 1826.

50. Scottish R.O., GD 112/20/6, Repairs … 1827–9.

51. Ibid., GD 112/20/6, specifications of 1862; GD 112/22/58, inventories of 1863.

52. Ibid., GD 112/20/6, bill of 27 March 1839.

53. Information kindly supplied by Mr. Clive Wainwright.

54. The Illustrated London News, 17 June 1854, pp. 578–80: GBM 14/300–1: D.S.R. 1854/75: Victoria and Albert Museum, Dept. of Prints and Drawings, E 2751–1914.

55. James Macaulay, The Gothic Revival 1745–1845, 1975, pp. 250–1.

56. The Illustrated London News, loc. cit.: P.O.D.

57. GBM 14/300–1.

58. Scottish R.O., GD 112/20/6, assignment of 1 Feb. 1864: Earl of Lytton, Life of Edward Bulwer, First Lord Lytton, vol. II, 1913, pp. 354, 413–14.

59. The Letters of Lady Palmerston, ed. Tresham Lever, 1957, p. 365.

60. GBM 19/148–9, 212.

61. GLB VII/200.

62. R.B.: Survey of London, vol. XXXIX, 1977, pp. 84, 193.

63. GLB VII/201: R.B.

64. Scottish R.O., GD 112/20/6, sale particulars of No. 22 Park Lane, 1845.

65. G.O., Grosvenor House files, April, May 1919; Duke's instruction book, 1919–22, pp. 62–3.

66. Ibid., Grosvenor House files, 11 April, 28 June 1923; improvement account books, 1921–4, Sept. 1923.

67. Ibid., Grosvenor House files, 22 Nov. 1923, 4, 18 Jan., 1, 7 Feb. 1924.

68. Ibid., Jan., Feb., 30 June 1924.

69. Ibid., March, 16 July 1923.

70. Plans in possession of Messrs. Trollope and Colls, Mitcham.

71. G.O., Grosvenor House files, 26 June 1924.

72. Ibid., July Sept. 1924; Duke's instruction book, 1923–5, pp. 74–5, 85–90.

73. Viscount Leverhulme by His Son, 1927, p. 267.

74. G.O., Grosvenor House files, 23 Oct. 1924.

75. Ibid., 21 May 1925.

76. Ibid., 2 Oct. 1925, 27 May, 4 Nov. 1926: W.C.L., A. H. Jones papers, Minutes of Grosvenor House Ltd., 2 Nov. 1926.

77. G.O., Grosvenor House files, 15 June, 5 July, 10 Sept. 1926: Kathleen Jones and Trevor Hewitt, A. H. Jones of Crosvenor House, 1971, pp. 16, 23–4, 31–2: information kindly supplied by Mrs. Kathleen Jones: The Architect and Building News, 1 April 1927, p. 578.

78. G.O., Grosvenor House files, 26 June, 18 Aug. 1926.

79. Information kindly supplied by Mrs. Christine Loeb.

80. G.O., Grosvenor House files, June 1924, passim: Duke's instruction book, 1926–8, pt. 1, pp. 120A 2.

81. W.C.L., A. H. Jones papers, typescript of speech by A. O. Edwards to Architecture Club, n.d.

82. Christopher Hussey, 'The Great Estates of London and Their Development. The Grosvenor Estate', in Country Life, 21 April 1928, p. 565.

83. B.R. 99931.

84. G.O., Grosvenor House files, 6 Aug. 1926.

85. Ibid., 6 March 1923, 7, 23 Sept., 6, 7, 25, 30 Oct., 10 Nov. 1926.

86. Ibid., 11 Nov. 1926.

87. Ibid., 12 Nov. 1926; G.O., part elevation signed 'Westminster 17th Nov:—26'.

88. Ibid., Grosvenor House files, 2 Oct. 1925, 5 July, 29 Oct., 8, 12, 17 Nov. 1926.

89. Ibid., 23, 24 Sept., 12 Nov. 1926: W.C.L., A. H. Jones papers, typescript of speech by A. O. Edwards to Architecture Club, n.d.

90. G.O., Grosvenor House files, 23 Sept., 30 Oct. 1926.

91. Ibid., Duke's instruction book, 1926–8, pt. 1, pp. 197–9; pt. 2, p. 384; Grosvenor House files, 30 Sept. 1926; Trustees' accounts, 1921–7, 11 Feb., 14 Dec. 1927, and 1928–33, 11 Feb. 1929, 13 Jan., 15 Aug. 1930: The Weekly Dispatch, 2 Jan. 1927: Jones and Hewitt, op. cit., p. 23.

92. Hussey, op. et loc. cit.: The Architect and Building News, 7 Sept. 1928, p. 291.

93. G.O., Grosvenor House files, 7, 20 Sept. 1926.

94. Information kindly supplied by Mr. Seymour Leslie.

95. G.O., Grosvenor House files, 30 Oct. 1926.

96. The Times, 2, 9, 21 Feb., 24 March, 5 April 1928: W.C.L., A. H. Jones papers, Minutes of Grosvenor House Ltd., 14 March 1928.

97. The Times, 15 May 1929, p. 10e.

98. Ibid., 7 Oct. 1927, p. 11 g.

99. Ibid., 15 May 1928, p. 10e: D.S.R. 1928/141, 420: The Architect and Building News, 9 March 1928, p. 375.

100. The Graphic, 11 May 1929.

101. G.O., Grosvenor House files, 20 Sept. 1926: The Architectural Review, vol. LXVII, March 1930, p. lXXX.

102. The Times, 5 April 1928, p. 8f.

103. Ibid., 6 Aug. 1930, p. 11.

104. Jones and Hewitt, op. cit., p. 24: Sir Max Pemberton, Hyde Park and the House of the Grosvenors, 1930, p. 59: W.C.L., A. H. Jones papers, Minutes of Grosvenor House Ltd., 1 Feb. 1927.

105. W.C.L., A. H. Jones papers, brochure of New York office of Grosvenor House.

106. The Times, 5 May 1927, p. 26g.

107. The Weekly Dispatch, 2 Jan. 1927.

108. The Times, 2 Feb. 1928, p. 9: Jones and Hewitt, op. cit., pp. 30–1.

109. W.C.L., A. H. Jones papers, brochure, 1928: Pemberton, op. cit., p. 75.

110. Pemberton, op. cit., pp. 71, 75.

111. Jones and Hewitt, op. cit., p. 123.

112. G.O., Grosvenor House files, 8 Nov. 1926; Trustees' accounts, 1933–40, 14 Jan. 1935.

113. B.A. 57765: The Architectural Review, vol. CXVIII, July 1955, pp. 55–7; vol. CXXIII, March 1958, pp. 213–15.

114. M.D.R. 1726/2/407; 1727/5/394; 1730/4/340; 1732/3/322–4.

115. GBM 1/156.

116. R.B.: D.N.B.

117. G.O., box R, bundle 146, letter of W. Sharp, 4 Oct. 1811.

118. Ibid., Duke's instruction book, 1931–2, p. 160.

119. GBM 9/226, 340: M.D.R. 1822/4/79; 1825/2/72; 1825/12/246–7.

120. M.D.R. 1827/2/267: Hughenden Papers, D/1/D/55, 63, 75, 76; D/VI/D33, 33a.

121. Hughenden Papers, A/V/D/2.

122. GBM 18/397–8, 483: D.S.R. 1875/16.

123. D.S.R. 1876/275.

124. Ibid., 1903/332: GBM 29/382, 436; 31/175–8: B. 25 June 1887, p. 957.

125. GBM 31/208; 40/151–2, 154, 398–400; 43/548; 44/223: P.O.D.

126. GBM 5/200, 219; 9/226, 340: M.D.R. 1812/1/80; 1824/11/141; 1825/8/816; 1825/12/678; 1826/1/519, 531: Hughenden Papers, A/v/F/1: G.O., lease particulars books.

127. D.S.R. 1874/91.

128. Ibid., 1900/168.

129. GBM 2/67; 5/67.

130. Ibid., 12/34: M.D.R. 1844/6/40.

131. GBM 5/67; 9/354: R.B.

132. R.B.

133. GBM 30/283–4; 35/395; 42/330: D.S.R. 1894/60.

134. GBM 9/354; 11/305: G.O., lease particulars books: R.B.

135. GBM 25/244; 27/328: D.S.R. 1893/79.

136. GBM 28/215: D.S.R. 1900/131.

137. GBM 40/237.

138. Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects, G–K, 1973, fig. 39.

139. GBM 9/57: R.B.

140. GBM 22/521–2: D.S.R. 1886/221.

141. GBM 9/233: R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection Catalogue, loc. cit.

142. GBM 20/279; 22/511; 23/69–70.

143. GLB XII/305.

144. M.D.R. 1737/5/349.

145. R.B.: The Morning Post, 20 Aug. 1827.

146. M.D.R. 1756/1/329: R.B.

147. The World, 10, 21, 25, 29 July, 23 Nov., 2 Dec. 1789; 12 March, 10 April, 12 Aug., 8 Nov. 1790.

148. Victoria and Albert Museum Library, List of Works in Vitreous Colours, Painted on Glass, by Samuel Lowe (pressmark 89. H. Box 4).

149. G.O., box Q, bundle 144, letter from W. Groom of 23 Dec. 1809.

150. GBM 7/383: Dudley Public Library, Earl of Dudley's papers, draft lease of 31 May 1820.

151. GBM 8/45; 9/301.

152. Dudley Public Library, Earl of Dudley's papers, accounts, 1823–4.

153. The Morning Post, 4 Feb. 1826.

154. Lady Theresa Lewis, Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry, vol. III, 1865, p. 363.

155. GBM 9/301: Dudley Public Library, Earl of Dudley's papers, account of Benbow, Alban and Benbow, 1826–7: The Morning Post, 13, 20 Aug., 1 Sept. 1827; 20 Sept., 6 Nov. 1828; 28 May 1829.

156. Staffordshire R.O., D260/M/F/5/19/4: P.O.D.

157. Nikolaus Pevsner, London I: The Cities of London and Westminster (The Buildings of England), 1973 ed., p. 616.

158. D.S.R. 1855/190: M.C.S. 304, no. 664, 23 July 1855: B. 31 July 1858, p. 514: Country Life, 13 Dec. 1973, p. 2018.

159. The World, 19 May 1875, pp. 11–12: The Illustrated London News, 6 July 1867, p. 7.

160. D.S.R. 1881/151; 1882/178.

161. GBM 24/510: L.C.C. Minutes, 22 March 1892, p. 244.

162. GBM 24/521: Mayfair and Town Topics, 8 Dec. 1910, p. 77.

163. Leo Weinthal, Memories, Mines and Millions, 1929, p. 115.

164. GBM 36/460; 39/547–8.

165. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1933–4, p. 349: D.S.R. 1930/150.

166. G.O., Estates General Account, 1941–3.

167. H.B., file 302.

168. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1929–30, pp. 288, 466: B.A. 7378: B.R. 103705: D.S.R. 1930/529; 1931/17.

169. Information kindly supplied by Mr. J. R. Wilcox.

170. GBM 13/284; 14/395–6.

171. Ibid., 15/144, 152–3, 291, 314, 367, 382; 16/85, 298–9: B. 15 Jan. 1870, p. 54; 23 July 1870, pp. 585–7.

172. B.N. 2 Oct. 1868, p. 663; 10 June 1870, p. 427.

173. B. 15 Jan. 1870, p. 54; 23 July 1870, pp. 585–7: The Times, 21 Sept. 1868, p. 4a: The King, 22 March 1902, pp. 98–103: Marjoric Pentland, A Bonnie Fechter, 1952, pp. 4–5.

174. Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects, C–F, 1972, p. 46.

175. GBM 31/69, 75: L.C.C. Minutes, 9 Feb. 1904, p. 165: Lord and Lady Aberdeen, 'We Twa', vol. II, 1925, pp. 160–1.

176. GBM 32/287–8, 297–8, 477–80.

177. British Architect, 12 April 1907, p. 273: The Architect, 12 Jan. 1912, p. 28: Loelia, Duchess of Westminster, Grace and Favour, 1961, p. 86: D.S.R. 1905/227.

178. D.S.R. 1925/166: unpublished journal of Miss Stella Underhill, secretary to Sir Ernest Cassel, kindly communicated by Mr. Peter Coombs.

179. G.O., Estate Surveyor's letterbooks, 24/6; unnumbered letterbooks, 20 Dec. 1932; Trustees' accounts, 1933–40; improvement account book no. 9, 27 March 1933.

180. Harper's Bazaar, Feb. 1936, pp. 46–7.

181. Vogue, 28 April 1937: Evening Standard, 16 Feb. 1937: Country Life, 24 June 1939, pp. 682–6: Laurence Whistler and Ronald Fuller, The Work of Rex Whistler, 1960, pp. 9–11.

182. M.D.R. 1757/1/16.

183. GBM 3/9; 4/22: G.O., lease particulars books.

184. GBM 21/433–4, 439: D.S.R. 1884/160.

185. D.S.R. 1903/235.

186. GBM 36/355–8; 39/503–4, 549.

187. B.A. 77880.

188. Ibid., 101057: B.R. 6403.

189. M.D.R. 1756/3/280, 324; 1756/4/22; 1757/1/17–20.

190. D.S.R. 1885/54, 71: M.B.W. Minutes, 3 July 1885, p. 44: P.O.D.

191. GBM 24/403.

192. Sophie in London 1786, ed. Clare Williams, 1933, p. 213: The Picture of London for 1804, p. 266.

193. D.S.R. 1879/123.

194. Ibid., 1852/379: L.C.C. Minutes, 16 Oct. 1917, p. 836.

195. D.S.R. 1887/265: M.B.W. Minutes, 14 May 1858, p. 357; 6 Jan. 1888, p. 19.

196. M.D.R. 1756/3/161.

197. GBM 13/456, 467, 475–6, 503–4.

198. G.L.R.O.(L), B/CWT/1, pp. 476, 689.

199. GBM 24/29, 32: D.S.R. 1890/37.

200. GBM 30/38–9, 43, 65: B.A. 22188.

201. GBM 32/123, 353; 33/6, 8, 14, 18: B.A. 22188: L.C.C. Minutes, 10 July 1906, p. 171.

202. M.D.R. 1758/1/133.

203. G.O., survey plan, 1798.

204. GBM 13/72, 82, 192, 229–30: D.S.R. 1853/319.

205. B. 24 Feb. 1883, p. 263: M.B.W. Minutes, 20 April 1883, p. 720.

206. B.A. 27712.

207. M.D.R. 1758/1/132.

208. D.S.R. 1885/128.

209. GBM 34/393–4: B.A. 31020.

210. M.D.R. 1758/1/131.

211. S.M., Soane Corresp., Division VII, H5, corresp. cupboard 1, items 3–5; typescript catalogue of Soane's work; portf. of Soane designs 1786–1805, ff. 31–7: R.B.

212. A. E. Richardson and C. L. Gill, London Houses from 1660–1820, 1911, Pl. LXXXIX (wrongly identified as No. 18 Park Lane).

213. The Correspondence of Lord Overstone, ed. D. P. O'Brien, vol. I, 1971, p. 180.

214. GBM 37/347–8: B.A. 38201: P.O.D.

215. B.A. 38201: B.R. 6397.

216. M.D.R. 1758/1/130.

217. GBM 8/191: G.L.R.O.(L), MBO 101, ff. 289–322: R.B.

218. M.B.W. Minutes, 29 July 1887, p. 213.

219. B.A. 38201: H.B., elevational drawing of Dunraven Street.

220. B.R. 6397.

221. M.D.R. 1757/4/258.

222. GBM 18/430, 437; 24/169.

223. H.B., elevational drawing of Dunraven Street.

224. M.D.R. 1758/3/1–2.

225. GBM 10/180, 510–12; 11/22.

226. G.O., lease particulars books: R.B.

227. GBM 37/123–6.

228. G.O., Duke's instruction books, 1926–8, pt. 2, p. 417; 1929–30, p. 409: B.A. 62273: D.S.R. 1928/492, 590.

229. Northamptonshire R.O., BH (K) 1185–6: B.L., Crace Maps, portf. X, no. 65.

230. B.L., Add. MSS. 39881–3.

231. Lady Gwendolen Ramsden, Correspondence of Two Brothers, 1906, p. 75.

232. H.M.C., Report on MSS. of J. B. Fortescue, Esq., at Dropmore, vol. X, 1927, pp. 41–2: GBM 5/90, 146: G.O., box Q, bundle 145; box R, bundle 146; survey plan, 1844.

233. Ramsden, op. cit., p. 109.

234. H.M.C., Fortescue, ut supra, vol. X, pp. 446–7: G.O., box T, bundle 205: Wiltshire R.O., MSS. of Duke of Somerset, plans and corresp. of Sept. 1820: B.L., Add. MSS. 58991, 59471.

235. Devonshire R.O., Seymour of Berry Pomeroy MSS., 1392M/9.

236. GBM 20/378: D.S.R. 1880/233–4.

237. GBM 33/181–2, 527–8.

238. Ibid., 37/411–12; 40/185–6.

239. Ibid., 41/495–6.

240. Ibid., 41/510, 540.

241. GLB XVII/446–7: M.D.R. 1778/6/63.

242. B.L., Add. MS. 59471, letter of Henry Harrison, 26 Dec. 1822.

243. H. M. Colvin, A Biographical Dictionary of English Architects 1660–1840, 1954, p. 460.

244. S.M., Soane MSS., 'Copies of Bills 1785', pp. 110–18.

245. J. Nichols, Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century, vol. VI, 1831, p. 85: H.M.C., Fortescue, ut supra, vol. II, 1894, p. 285.

246. B.L., Add. MS. 59454.

247. The Morning Post, 8 March 1809.

248. B.L., Add. MSS. 59453, 59471: S.M., Soane Corresp. Division XII, B(1), corresp. cupboard 2, report on houses prepared for Princess Charlotte: H.M.C., Fortescue, ut supra, vol. X, p. 413.

249. Correspondence of Charlotte Grenville, Lady Williams Wynn, ed. Rachel Leighton, 1920, pp. 304–5.

250. The Morning Post, 5 Jan. 1829.

251. GBM 19/489–90: D.S.R. 1852/424; 1873/2; 1875/182.

252. GBM 37/411–12, 424; 40/189–90; 41/499–500.

253. Ibid., 33/181–2, 527–8; 35/191–2; 37/411–16, 424: G.O., Duke's instruction books, 1905–8, pp. 67–8; 1909–11, pp. 35, 45.

254. GBM 39/182–200; 40/162–200; 41/499–506.

255. B.N. 23 May 1913, p. 708: The Architects' Journal, 7 Jan. 1925, p. 47: B.A. 34408.

256. GBM 39/184–200.

257. Ibid., 40/171–2.

258. B.N. 12 Dec. 1917, p. 462.

259. GBM 40/162–200; 41/495–514, 527, 540–1; 42/105–8, 112, 153–66; 45/278–80, 455: D.S.R. 1915/144; 1919/35.

260. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1931–2, p. 291.

CHAPTER XVI (pp. 290–315)

South Audley Street

1. R.B.

2. G.L.R.O.(M), TC/St. G./1.

3. P. M. Rayner, draft history of Thomas Goode and Company, in possession of the company.

4. GBM 34/263–4: G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1905–8, pp. 114–15, 133.

5. GBA 74: GLB XIII/345–6: M.D.R. 1740/1/212–13: R.B.

6. B.L., Add. MS. 36370, f. 13.

7. GA, lease of 15 Sept. 1828: Ordnance Survey map of 1872.

8. D.S.R. 1855/17.

9. Ibid., 1873/21.

10. GBM 35/306; 43/312.

11. G.O., Duke's instruction books, 1929–30, pp. 307, 315; 1931–2, pp. 157, 442; 1933–4, pp. 200–2, 344; Trustees' accounts, 1928–33; Estate Surveyor's letter books, 20/115; improvement account books nos. 8 and 9: D.S.R. 1931/131, 405.

12. D.S.R. 1935/841.

13. GLB XIII/344.

14. B.L., Add. MS. 36370, ff. 9–14.

15. D.S.R. 1871/112; 1877/252; 1933/903.

16. GBM 35/303; 37/282, 407.

17. GLB XIII/324, 347: R.B.

18. The Letters and Journals of Lady Mary Coke, vol. III, 1892, pp. 20–1.

19. GBM 10/7, 30.

20. M.B.W. Minutes, 15 April 1864, p. 425.

21. D.S.R. 1899/7.

22. GBM 35/305, 308, 465.

23. Information kindly supplied by Lady Baird.

24. GBA 73: GLB XIII/331.

25. M.D.R. 1757/1/587: R.B.

26. R.B.: Isaac Ware, A Complete Body of Architecture, 1756, Pl. 86.

27. Blair Atholl MSS., box 55, inventory.

28. D.S.R. 1848/276.

29. Ibid., 1876/18–19: GBM 18/147.

30. GBM 24/446; 41/171–2: D.S.R. 1883/195; 1892/120: L.C.C. Minutes, 11 March 1890, p. 207.

31. Papers of Sir James Harman.

32. GLB XI/296: M.D.R. 1737/3/557.

33. B.A. 50820.

34. GBM 9/395.

35. Ibid., 34/125–6.

36. GLB XI/294.

37. M.D.R. 1746/2/689: R.B.

38. Cecil Aspinall-Oglander, Admiral's Wife, 1940, pp. 61, 65–6, 72.

39. Ibid., pp. 80, 129.

40. Cecil Aspinall-Oglander, Admiral's Widow, 1942, pp. 41, 47, 99, 147, 164: The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mrs. Delany, ed. Lady Llanover, 2nd ser., 1862, vol. I, p. 573.

41. GBM 7/90, 182; 9/395: G.O., lease particulars books: R.B.

42. GBM 7/451.

43. Ibid., 18/253; 35/307.

44. Ibid., 42/240.

45. B.A. 50820: D.S.R. 1922/521: B. 21 April 1933, pp. 643–4, 646, 654: R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection, drawings by Sydney Castle.

46. B.A. 50820: D.S.R. 1928/83.

47. GLB XI/295: R.B.

48. The World, 6 Dec. 1790.

49. GBM 10/506, 544: M.D.R. 1832/5/474.

50. M.B.W. Minutes, 10 May 1867, p. 564: D.S.R. 1924/364.

51. GBM 28/307, 314: D.S.R. 1900/202.

52. GBM 31/507; 39/111, 114; 41/528.

53. GLB XI/291: R.B.

54. GBM 21/192: P.O.D.

55. GBM 22/467 8; 25/478; 27/442; 28/101, 378: G.O., drawings of proposed alterations for F. H. Grove, [1900]: D.S.R. 1900/216.

56. GBM 29/496: D.S.R. 1903/281; 1905/10.

57. Rayner, op. cit.: D.S.R. 1845/13.

58. GBA 71: GLB IX/231.

59. R.B.: P.O.D.

60. Rayner, op. cit.: P.O.D.

61. GBM 18/438, 441.

62. Ibid., 18/441, 457.

63. Ibid., 18/221, 275, 294, 457; 19/112: D.S.R. 1875/163; 1876/182–3.

64. B.N. 21 April 1876, p. 394; 12 May 1876, p. 466.

65. D.S.R. 1880/108, 241; 1881/183; 1882/230.

66. GBM 23/310, 345–6.

67. Ibid., 23/34; 24/148–50, 429–30, 522: D.S.R. 1889/198: B.A. 31195.

68. L.C.C. Minutes, 22 July 1890, p. 689.

69. D.S.R. 1902/380; 1905/12; 1906/1110; 1908/129: R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection, Detmar Blow drawings.

70. D.S.R. 1907/337, 361: B.A. 31195: L.C.C. Minutes, 21 Jan. 1908, p. 76.

71. D.S.R. 1911/219; 1928/291; 1932/399.

72. GBM 24/172, 276.

73. D.S.R. 1923/68; 1926/795; 1928/677: B.A. 57932: Grosvenor Chapel, misc. papers: G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1926–8, pt. 2, pp. 410–12.

74. GBA 67: W.C.L. C766, pp. 185, 207, 210.

75. The St. James's Evening Post, 4–7 April 1730.

76. W.C.L., C766, pp. 212–13, 216, 219, 224, 229, 231, 245; C766A.

77. M.D.R. 1751/1/567–8.

78. Colvin, p. 828.

79. Liddon House, misc. papers: Musical Opinion, vol. 87, 1964, p. 734.

80. J. Britton and A. Pugin, Illustrations of the Public Buildings of London, vol. II, 1828, p. XXIII.

81. W.C.L., C780, pp. 132, 137, 149, 159, 178: 1 and 2 William IV, c.3, local.

82. B.L., Add. MS. 36370, f. 83.

83. 1 and 2 William IV, c.3, local.

84. Lord and Lady Aberdeen, 'We Twa', vol. I, 1925, p. 145.

85. C.C., file 47741.

86. B. 20 Sept. 1873, p. 754.

87. Liddon House, misc. papers.

88. GBM 23/221: Annual Report of Vestry of St. George Hanover Square, 1887, p. 35.

89. GBM 31/262.

90. Ibid., 26/72.

91. 62 and 63 Vict., c. 66, local.

92. GBM 31/262; 34/477; 37/375–6; 39/21–2.

93. R. Ellis Roberts, H. R. L. Sheppard, 1942, pp. 69, 75: Liddon House, misc. papers: information kindly supplied by Rev. A. Symondson.

94. Notes and Queries, 11th series, vol. VII, 1913, p. 386: The Guardian, 14 Feb. 1913, p. 201; 11 April 1913, p. 475.

95. R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection, COJ/9/8, 16/4, 20/6, 86/29.

96. H.B., file 2239.

97. W.C.L., C783, pp. 249, 251, 256–9; Minutes of St. George Hanover Square Infant School, 5, 12 May, 1, 30 July, 25 Aug. 1841: St. George's, Hanover Square, papers relating to infant schools.

98. St. George's, Hanover Square, Minute Book of Grosvenor Schools, 1855–82.

99. D.S.R. 1905/169: P.O.D.

100. GBA 60, 70: GLB X/271.

101. GBM 4/45, 200.

102. Ibid., 9/255: W.C.L., C780, 1 Dec. 1828, 25 March 1829.

103. B.N. 18 Feb. 1859, p. 165.

104. Ibid., 1 Oct. 1858, p. 980; 18 Feb., 4, 11, 18 March, 1, 8 April 1859, pp. 165, 167, 223, 247, 272–3, 318, 341.

105. GBA 57.

106. M.B.W. Minutes, 12 Nov. 1858, p. 707; 26 Nov. 1858, p. 734; 17 Dec. 1858, p. 820: P.O.D.

107. The Architect and Building News, 4 Dec. 1936, pp. 283 5 and supplement: The Architectural Review, vol. LXXXI, Feb. 1937, p. 80: P.O.D.

108. GBA 57: G.O., Sir Rbt. Grosvenor's Trust Estate boxes, lease of 31 May 1728.

109. GBM 11/10.

110. P.O.D.

111. GLB VI/154, 157–9.

112. D.S.R. 1935/174: B.A. 45723: B.R. 107524.

113. GLB VI/160.

114. GBM 13/305, 509, 512/13: M.B.W. Minutes, 23 Sept. 1859, p. 611.

115. B.A. 55211: B.R. 99140.

116. GLB IX/229.

117. R.B.: G.L.R.O.(M), WR/PP, Reg. 5, 1749.

118. G.O., watercolour of Chapel Street, incorrectly labelled as of South Street.

119. Survey of London, vol. XXXII, 1963, Pl. 137a.

120. G.O., plan and elevation, c. 1832.

121. GBM 19/344; 20/117–20: D.S.R. 1881:94–6.

122. Country Life, 19 May 1977, pp. 1308–10.

123. GBM 21/301; 22/354, 540; 24/123–4, 165, 167–8; 25/153: D.S.R. 1889/244–5.

124. GBM 25/367: D.S.R. 1892/70: L.C.C. Minutes, 29 Nov. 1892, p. 1136.

125. GLB IX/228.

126. Tulane University Library, Labrot Collection, Gallier drawings, no. 14: R.B.: P.O.D.

127. G.O., photo. of c. 1897: R.B.

128. GBM 24/463, 507–11, 530; 25/208, 215, 283–4: D.S.R. 1891/161, 205–8; 1892/154: B. 25 Feb. 1893, pp. 150–1.

129. GBM 25/77; 27/209–10, 439; 28/49, 148: D.S.R. 1898/118.

130. GBA 75: GLB XI/297 XII/303.

131. M.D.R. 1738/4/11.

132. Ibid., 1740/4/55: GLB XI/300.

133. GBA 75: GLB XI/297.

134. Warwickshire R.O., Denbigh deeds, D292/1–8.

135. Country Life, 15 April 1933, pp. 388–93.

136. Warwickshire R.O., Denbigh deeds, D292/11.

137. D.S.R. 1882/191, 227.

138. GBM 29/306; 31/285.

139. D.S.R. 1926/75: B.A. 56536.

140. Country Life, 15 April 1933, pp. 388–93: B.R. 129347.

141. GLB XI/298.

142. Diaries of a Lady of Quality from 1797 to 1844, ed. A. Hayward, 1864, pp. 38, 96.

143. Wilmot Harrison, Memorable London Houses, 1890, p. 76.

144. M.D.R. 1831/5/729.

145. Ibid., 1833/2/445: GBM 11/81, 86.

146. GBM 22/325: D.S.R. 1855/252; 1875/230: M.B.W. Minutes, 24 Sept. 1875, p. 301.

147. GBM 22/329; 28/69, 192: D.S.R. 1900/68.

148. GLB XI/299.

149. M.D.R. 1738/3/82.

150. Country Life, 3 Oct. 1914, p. 456.

151. G.O., survey plan of 1807.

152. University College London, Brougham Letters, Cundy to Brougham, 25 Nov. 1854: D.S.R. 1853/388.

153. M.D.R. 1831/3/790.

154. M.B.W. Minutes, 4 Dec. 1863, p. 1103; 10 June 1864, p. 640.

155. GBM 26/118: D.S.R. 1894/98.

156. GBM 35/121–2: B.A. 25131: L.C.C. Minutes, 4 Oct. 1904, p. 1941.

157. GBM 35/121–4: B.A. 25131: D.S.R. 1909/188.

158. B.R. 8209.

159. GLB XI/300.

160. M.D.R. 1740/4/55.

161. W.C.L. deeds, 77/1.

162. R.B.: Survey of London, vol. XXXI, 1963, pp. 158, 168–9.

163. G.O., survey plan, 26 Aug. 1808.

164. Portuguese Embassy, inventory of chapel, 1757: Catholic Record Society, Registers of the Catholic Chapels Royal and of the Portuguese Embassy Chapel 1662–1829, vol. I, 1941, pp. xxiv–xxvii.

165. John Fowler and John Cornforth, English Decoration in the 18th Century, 1974, p. 149.

166. GBM 4/186.

167. Ibid., 9/366; 10/88, 150.

168. Ibid., 10/190, 199, 225: M.D.R. 1828/3 419–20.

169. M.D.R. 1831/3/790; 1831/5/729.

170. GBM 11/81: R.B.

171. M.D.R. 1832/5/474–5.

172. Colvin, p. 963.

173. M.D.R. 1835/4/417.

174. GBM 11/164: G.O., lease particulars books.

175. GBM 21/30, 197, 200: D.S.R. 1882/249; 1883/239.

176. GBM 29/49 50: D.S.R. 1902/473; 1903/5, 20: R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection, Detmar Blow drawings.

177. GBM 32/377; 33/284.

178. Ibid., 33/284; 35/495, 497/8: D.S.R. 1908–29.

179. D.S.R. 1919/165.

180. Ibid., 1925/280: P.O.D.

181. D.S.R. 1936/360, 1464, 1477; 1937/86, 275: B.R. 109770.

182. GLB XII/301–3.

183. M.D.R. 1737/4/557–8: G.O., survey plan of 1811: R.B.: The London Evening Post, 21–24 Jan. 1738.

184. The London Evening Post, 4–7 Feb. 1738.

185. G.O., survey plans: R.B.

186. Lincolnshire Archives Office, Monson 3/XXV, no. 492.

187. M.D.R. 1755/1/488: Bute Papers at Mount Stuart, letters to Lord Bute of 1754–5.

188. Bute Papers at Mount Stuart, Sir T. Robinson to Lord Bute, 15 Aug. 1762: A. T. Bolton, The Architecture of Robert and James Adam, 1922, vol. II, pp. 2 et seq.: Horace Walpole's Correspondence with Sir Horace Mann, ed. W. S. Lewis, vol. VII, 1967, p. 7.

189. Bute Papers at Mount Stuart, Lord Harcourt to Lord Bute, 2 Aug. 1766; Sefferin Nelson's bill, 1773.

190. M.D.R. 1771/1/16; 1774/6/396.

191. S.M., Soane MSS., 'Copies of Bills 1785', p. 85: Royal Horticultural Society, Lancelot Brown's account book, p. 2.

192. Unpublished journals of Lady Mary Coke in possession of Lord Home, 29 Nov. 1775.

193. The Times, 3 April 1835: The Morning Post, 31 March 1835.

194. GBM 2/118; 5/119.

195. A. E. Richardson, Robert Mylne, 1955, p. 188.

196. G.O., survey plans: Nottingham University, Newcastle MSS., Ne/C 7009.

197. Nottingham University, Newcastle MSS., Ne/C 7009.

198. Scottish R.O., Buccleuch Papers, GD224 Box 417/1–2.

199. The Times, 31 March, 3 April 1835: The Morning Post, 30, 31 March, 3, 4 April 1835: G.L.R.O.(L), Daily Fire Reports, 1835/144.

200. GBM 7/378; 10/504–6, 544; 11/81, 164–5: M.D.R. 1835/4/417.

201. D.S.R. 1872/26.

202. L'Art, vol. 7, 1876, p. 298.

203. GBM 20/335, 344.

204. Ibid., 30/127, 148: D.S.R. 1897/409; 1898/56; 1902/400/2: L.C.C. Minutes, 16 Nov. 1897, p. 1217.

205. The King, 31 May 1902, pp. 498–502; 14 June 1902, pp. 614–19.

206. GBM 33/217–18, 357–8: D.S.R. 1907/224: L.C.C. Minutes, 6 Nov. 1906, p. 1117; 22 Jan. 1907, p. 25: B. N. 14 Aug. 1908, p. 221.

207. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1923–5, p. 218.

208. The Architectural Review, vol. LXI, Feb. 1927, pp. 58–63: Town and Country News, vol. 76, p. 7: Holland, Hannen and Cubitts Ltd., Cubitts, n.d., pp. ix, 63.

209. National Gallery Catalogues. Michael Levey, The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Italian Schools, 1971, pp. 228–31.

CHAPTER XVII (pp. 316–29)

Mount Street and Carlos Place

1. Survey of London, vol. XXXIX, 1977, p. 12.

2. P.R.O., C54/5236, no. 7.

3. W.C.L., C766, pp. 1–120 passim.

4. Ibid., C766, pp. 30, 120.

5. An Account of Several Work-Houses for Employing and Maintaining the Poor, 1732, pp. 26–7: B.M., Dept. of Prints and Drawings, Crace Views, Suppl., portf. XXIX, no. 23.

6. W.C.L., C768, pp. 60–3.

7. Ibid., C771, pp. 265, 304.

8. Ibid., C774, passim, esp. pp. 298 300; C775, C913, C914: The World, 23 Jan., 18 March, 17, 25 April 1787.

9. W.C.L., C775, p. 226: The World, 6, 8 June 1792.

10. R.B.: Gunnis, pp. 375, 396.

11. R.B.

12. R. Edwards and M. Jourdain, Georgian Cabinet Makers, 1955, p. 111: Country Life, 8 June 1972, pp. 1481–6.

13. G.O., survey plans, Mount Street, 'Mr. Vernon', 2 July 1813.

14. Somerset House Gazelle and Literary Museum, no. XLIX, 11 Sept. 1824, p. 349: A. Graves, Dictionary of Royal Academy Exhibitors, vol. I, 1905, p. 224.

15. GBM 6/46, 50: G.O., misc. 19th. cent. deeds, agreement of 20 March 1815, Earl Grosvenor with T. Tatham and E. Bailey.

16. R.B.: The Proceedings of the Wedgwood Society, no. 8, 1970, pp. 193–6.

17. E. T. Cook, Homes and Haunts of John Ruskin, 1912, p. 6.

18. GBM 7/87.

19. Ibid., 6/109, 306; 7/472: R.B.

20. G.O., survey plans, Mount Street, ground plans of Nos. 24 and 25.

21. GBM 8/17, 43; 9/391: R.B.

22. GBM 8/43, 333: G.O., survey plans, Mount Street, Nos. 24–26, 1852.

23. GBM 12/515, 549; 13/91, 203: G.O., survey plans, Mount Street, Nos. 24–26, 1852: Furniture History, vol. 6, 1970, pp. 43–7, 54.

24. R.B.: P.O.D.

25. Edward Dowden, The Life of Percy Bysshe Shelley, 1909, vol. I, p. 82.

26. GBM 8/42.

27. G.O., survey plans, Mount Street, 'Messrs. Pritchard and Skeat', 1808.

28. GBM 8/331; 10/375, 470: W.C.L., C138, Mount Street, plans and drawings.

29. G.L.R.O.(L), BRA 658: R.B.

30. M.B.W. Minutes, 12 March 1875, p. 336.

31. N.M.R., Bedford Lemere photos. nos. 22209, 22211.

32. GBM 10/420, 423: W.C.L., C138, Mount Street.

33. GBM 10/299.

34. Ibid., 13/22, 195–6.

35. Ibid., 9/87.

36. G.O., survey plans, Mount Street, Mr. Conyers' house, 6 Dec. 1811.

37. GLB II/58: R.B.

38. GLB X/275.

39. M.D.R. 1735/5/148; 1761/4/320.

40. Ibid., 1775/6/460.

41. Unpublished journal of Lady Mary Coke in possession of Lord Home, 21 Sept. 1775, 2–4 Jan. 1776.

42. Ibid., 23 June, 4, 26 July, 1 Aug., 18 Oct., 11, 28 Nov., 7, 13, 20 Dec. 1780.

43. M.D.R. 1847/1/651.

44. Ibid., 1850/2/315; 1850/3/696: G.O., survey plans, Berkeley Square, plans and elevations by Thomas Little, Dec. 1846.

45. Edward Walford, Old and New London, n.d., vol. IV, p. 335.

46. GBM 17/215–16, 296–7; 18/81–2; 19/419–21, 461–4.

47. Ibid., 21/229.

48. Ibid., 20/29–31, 338, 379.

49. Annual Report of Vestry of St. George Hanover Square, 1889, p. 41; 1890, pp. 42, 44; 1892, p. 43.

50. Ibid., 1884, p. 44; 1885, p. 34; 1886, p. 34; 1887, p. 38: GBM 22/152 4: W.C.L., C800, pp. 54, 76, 80, 158–9, 186, 202, 268, 370–1; C801, p. 399.

51. GBM 20/131–2.

52. Survey of London, vol. XXXIX, 1977, pp. 55–7.

53. B.N. 9 Dec. 1892, p. 805.

54. GBM 19/245.

55. Ibid., 21/222; 23/475.

56. Ibid., 25/359–60; 26/340.

57. Ibid., 24/411.

58. Ibid., 24/481–2.

59. Ibid., 22/339–40.

60. Ibid., 20/379.

61. Frank Banfield, The Great Landlords of London, n.d., [c. 1888], pp. 58, 71.

62. P.O.D.

63. P.P., 1887, XIII, S.C. on Town Holdings, p. 323: Banfield, op. cit., p. 59.

64. GBM 23/411–12.

65. P.P., 1887, XIII, S.C. on Town Holdings, p. 371.

66. GBM 34/177.

67. Ibid., 23/401.

68. Ibid., 23/294.

69. Ibid., 23/389, 391, 393, 395, 397, 399, 401.

70. Ibid., 23/389: M.B.W. Minutes, 1, 15 June 1888.

71. The Architect, 1 June 1888, p. 315.

72. D.S.R. 1888/73–81.

73. B.A. 105138.

74. GBM 24/481–2; 25/101–4.

75. B.N. 9 Dec. 1892, p. 805.

76. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1923–5, p. 248.

77. GBM 25/293–4.

78. Country Life, 28 July 1923, pp. 131–2: P.O.D.

79. GBM 38/284–5.

80. The Architect, 13 Oct. 1922, pp. 248–9: The Architectural Review, vol. IV, Jan. 1924, pp. 26–9: D.S.R. 1920/25.

81. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1931–2, p. 97.

82. The Architectural Review, vol. LIX, April 1926, p. 143: D.S.R. 1924/353.

83. The Architectural Review, vol. LXXV, June 1934, p. 218: The Architect and Building News, 12 Sept. 1930, pp. 320–1: Notes and Queries, 15th ser., vol. CLXIX, p. 277.

84. The Architect Review, vol. CXIII, Feb. 1953, p. 134.

85. Coburg Hotel Prospectus, 1898, p. 5.

86. GBM 8/460, 559: R.B.

87. Thomas Raikes, Journal, vol. I, 1856, pp. 81, 84.

88. GBM 22/197, 216.

89. Ibid., 25/509–10.

90. Ibid., 25/509–10; 26/59–60: The Builders' Journal, 4 June 1895, p. 265.

91. GBM 26/145–6, 303–4, 368: The Caterer and Hotel-Keepers' Gazette, vol. XIX, 15 Dec. 1896, p. 598.

92. The Caterer and Hotel-Keeper's Gazette, loc. cit.: B.N. 15 Jan. 1897, p. 91.

93. B.A. 13623: D.S.R. 1899/4, 136.

94. GBM 25/432, 511–12; 26/119–20, 157, 490.

95. Ibid., 26/407–8, 495–6: B.N. 31 May 1901, p. 730.

96. GBM 20/143; 23/213.

97. Ibid., 23/213–14, 385–6, 403–5, 407, 409, 411, 429, 438: B.N. 1 Nov. 1889, p. 586.

98. GBM 21/340, 406; 22/216: B.N. 29 May 1885, p. 850.

99. GBM 24/491–2; 25/111–12, 403–4.

100. The Architect, 28 Dec. 1894, illus. preceding p. 411; 4 Jan. 1895, p.14.

101. B.R. 113519, 128125: B.A. 103820.

102. GBM 25/521; 26/221–2, 415–16.

103. The Builders' Journal, 3 Dec. 1895, pp. 263–4.

104. L.C.C. Minutes, 26 Jan. 1897, p. 31.

105. GBM 40/138–40, 143–9; 41/10, 14, 28, 68, 96–7: D.S.R. 1913/129.

106. GBM 25/259.

107. Ibid., 26/221–2, 415–16: The Magazine of Art, 1904, p. 156.

108. Architectural Association Notes, vol. 15, 1900, p. 66.

109. H. Muthesius, Das englische Haus, vol. 2, 1904, pp. 144–5.

110. B. 21 April 1900, p. 398.

111. Architectural Association Notes, vol. 13, 1898, p. 61.

112. Plans at No. 54 Mount Street.

113. GBM 23/463–4, 471–2; 24/127–9, 135, 137, 139, 159–60: D.S.R. 1889/200–3.

114. GBM 25/199–200, 315–16, 323–32, 449; 26/103: The Architectural Review, vol. II, 1897, p. ix.

115. D.S.R. 1893/257–61, 282.

116. GBM 25/127–8, 369–70: W.C.L., C1077/1–2: The Builders' journal, 9 July 1895, p. 343: The Architect, 7 Feb. 1896, p. 92.

117. Westminster City Council Minutes, 1930, pp. 96–7, 246.

118. B.R. 109973.

119. GBM 22/339–41, 513–17: B. 15 May 1886, p. 708.

120. Sydney Perks, Residential Flats, 1905, pp. 116–17, 154–5.

121. Perks, op. et loc. cit.: GBM 24/281–2, 349; 25/67.

122. Archives of the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street, 2/3/3/2, 4: GBM 17/371–4; 18/198, 277; 20/151, 155, 157, 172.

123. Farm Street archives etc., loc. cit.: GBM 22/437–9, 534, 538.

124. GBM 22/404: R.B.

125. GBM 22/393, 396–8.

126. Ibid., 22/398.

127. B. 24 April 1886, p. 630.

128. Ibid., 26 June 1886, p. 941: GBM 22/393–420 passim: D.S.R. 1886/88–90, 136, 200.

129. GBM 22/393.

130. N.M.R., Bedford Lemere photos., nos. 12689–90, 12801.

131. GBM 21/400, 496; 22/297, 402–8, 417, 536, 539: B. 17 April, 12 June 1886, pp. 597, 846: B.N. 17 Sept. 1886, p. 422.

132. P.P., 1887, XIII, S.C. on Town Holdings, p. 325.

133. GBM 19/504, 510; 20/131–2, 134.

134. Ibid., 20/131–2, 134, 173–4.

135. D.S.R. 1880/83–4: B.N. 6 Jan. 1882, p. 12.

CHAPTER XVIII (pp. 330–5)

Aldford Street Area

1. GBA 67–9.

2. GLB IX/228–9.

3. GBA 82, 84.

4. Ibid., 85–6.

5. GLB X/269; XI/282.

6. Ibid., XIII/349.

7. M.D.R. 1758/2/135–42; 1758/3/542–9.

8. GBM 27/195–6: G.O., photos. of Nos. 17–31 (odd) South Street.

9. GLB XIII/349–53, 357; XV/394–5.

10. Ibid., XIV/372–3; XV/391–3.

11. Ibid., XIV/354–5; XV/388–9.

12. Ibid., XIV/358–9, 375–6.

13. Ibid., XIV/356; XV/390.

14. Ibid., XVI/408–9: P.R.O., B4/10, p. 36.

15. GLB XV/377–84, 398–400.

16. Ibid., XV/385–7, 396–7; XVI/401–2.

17. G.L.R.O.(M), TC/St. G./2.

18. GBM 9/248, 459, 516; 10/14, 225, 432: G.O., lease particulars books: R.B.

19. R.B.

20. GBM 10/80, 110, 190, 312, 391: G.O., lease particulars books: M.D.R. 1829/10/223; 1830/7/477.

21. GBM 9/368, 391: G.O., survey plans, Chapel Street, Nos. 8–11, plan and elevation: R.B.

22. GBM 9/368, 391; 10/190, 205, 225: R.B.

23. G.O., photo. of Chapel Street, north side: R.B.: Colvin.

24. GBM 10/292: G.O., lease particulars books.

25. The Morning Post, 12 June 1829.

26. G.O., photo. of Chapel Street, south side.

27. Ibid., lease particulars books: R.B.

28. D.S.R. 1886/55; 1903/199; 1937/530.

29. GBM 9/528; 10/261, 351–3, 430, 440, 449: M.D.R. 1831/6/578.

30. G.O., photos. of Nos. 17–31 (odd) South Street.

31. M.D.R. 1831/5/324; 1831/6/600: Autobiography of James Gallier, Paris, 1864, pp. 16–17.

32. GBM 10/110, 312, 391, 465, 482: G.O., lease particulars books: R.B.

33. Tulane University Library, U.S.A., Gallier drawings in Labrot Collection.

34. Ibid., loc. cit.: GBM 10/482; 11/98–9: G.O., lease particulars books; photos. of Nos. 17–31 (odd) South Street.

35. Autobiography, op. cit., p. 17.

36. The Times, 11 April 1832, p. 3a.

37. See Henry Blyth, Skittles. The Last Victorian Courtesan, 1970, pp. 237–9, 245.

38. GBM 31/19–20, 29–30, 41, 44.

39. P.P.R., will of Wright Ingle, 1865.

40. GBM 15/402.

41. Ibid., 25/251–2.

42. G.O., Trustees' accounts, 1933–40.

43. GBM 24/495–6; 25/251–2, 423–4: B. 12 June 1897, p. 530.

44. R.I.B.A., nomination papers for FRIBA, 1896, Beresford Pite.

45. Drawings in possession of J. W. Falkner and Sons.

46. B.A. 5950, 6683, 8231, 100750, 11733.

47. GBM 24/493–4; 25/155–6, 453–4: D.S.R. 1892/106–9.

48. GBM 26/243–4: D.S.R. 1896/79–80: L.C.C. Minutes, 28 July 1896, p. 931.

49. L.C.C. Minutes, 5 March 1912, p. 545: B.A. 6776, 37764.

50. D.S.R. 1937/241: B. 12 Aug. 1938, pp. 295–6: The Architect and Building News, 24 June 1938, p. 373.

51. GBM 27/83–4.

52. Ibid., 26/387–8, 507–8; 27/83–4, 413–14; 28/105–6, 521; 29/333–4; 30/167: L.C.C. Minutes, 14 Oct. 1902, p. 1417; 8 Oct. 1907, p. 626: The Builders' Journal and Architectural Record, 4 June 1902, p. 240.

53. GBM 26/243–4, 365–7, 543; 27/85–6, 157–8: B.A. 71099.

54. GBM 26/543.

55. Ibid., 27/195–6, 305, 307, 452, 540: D.S.R. 1897/317–18; 1898/39–45, 84–92.

56. GBM 35/54.

57. Ibid., 35/50–1, 57, 70, 94; 36/45: D.S.R. 1908/233.

58. GBM 40/96, 102–3; 41/24, 58; 42/225: D.S.R. 1914/30, 43.

59. GBM 35/54; 40/133, 138; 41/1, 20: L.C.C. Minutes, 17 June 1913, p. 1426; 11 Nov. 1913, p. 998.

60. B.A. 64282: B.R. 120377.

61. B.A. 71677.

62. D.S.R. 1936/1410: Westminster City Council, Town Planning file 4165: Savills, sale catalogue, 1976.

CHAPTER XIX (pp. 336–44)

South Street

1. GBA 71, 78–81: GLB XII/314.

2. GLB XII/322–3; XIII/335–8.

3. R.B.

4. M.D.R. 1826/1/423.

5. Ibid., 1826/1/571.

6. R.B.: P.O.D.: Survey of London, vol. XXXVIII, 1975, p. 155.

7. P.R.O., RG10/102, ff. 40r–45v.

8. GBM 24/151.

9. Ibid., 26/256.

10. Ibid., 25/91, 185–8.

11. Ibid., 26/355–6, 417–18; 27/177–8: D.S.R. 1896/81–5.

12. B. 11 Dec. 1897, p. 497.

13. P. P., 1903, XLIX, Endowed Charities (County of London), p. 80: W.C.L., C768, pp. 17, 18, 24, 67.

14. Endowed Charities, ut supra, pp. 80, 109.

15. GBM 24/151, 321–2.

16. Ibid., 26/307–8, 357–8: M.D.R. 1898/33/956: Endowed Charities, ut supra, pp. 89–91, 108–11: B.N. 8 Feb, 1901, p. 193.

17. GBM 26/409–10, 549–50: Endowed Charities, ut supra, p. 109: B. 17 Dec. 1898, p. 558.

18. B. 17 Dec. 1898, p. 558.

19. GBA 75: GLB XI/297–XII/303.

20. GLB XI/297–300.

21. Ibid., XII/301: M.D.R. 1746/1/744, 758; 1746/2/236.

22. P.R.O., C105/32/1.

23. M.D.R. 1749/2/702–3; 1750/2/406–7; 1751/2/191, 614.

24. Ibid., 1751/2/614.

25. Everts Seelye Scudder, Prince of the Blood, 1937, pp. 107–16.

26. The World, 17 June 1788.

27. Ibid., 20 July, 20–22 Oct. 1789: The Gentleman's Magazine, vol. LXIX, 1789, p. 951.

28. The World, 29 Oct., 12, 20 Nov. 1789: Scudder, op. cit., p. 202.

29. The World, 2 Dec. 1789.

30. GBM 1/94.

31. The World, 15 March 1791.

32. Ibid., 16 Jan. 1793.

33. Ibid., 30 Dec. 1793.

34. Sonia Keppel, The Sovereign Lady. A Life of Elizabeth Vassall, third Lady Holland, with her family, 1974, pp. 367, 370.

35. GBM 12/153: R.B.

36. GBM 12/302; 13/90, 102, 188–9: G.O., misc. box 17, bond of 11 Dec. 1851.

37. D.S.R. 1852/425.

38. G.O., lease particulars books: R.B.: P.O.D.

39. M.D.R. 1749/2/702 3; 1750/2/406–7; 1751/2/191.

40. G.O. photos.

41. The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany, ed. Lady Llanover, 2nd ser., 1862, vol. II, p. 323.

42. Keppel, op. cit., pp. 317–18.

43. GBM 45/188.

44. Ibid., 18/115: D.S.R. 1847/76; 1851/77; 1852/426.

45. G.O., lease particulars books: Cecil Woodham-Smith, Florence Nightingale, 1950, p. 434.

46. Sir Edward Cook, The Life of Florence Nightingale, 1913, vol. II, pp. 306, 309.

47. GBM 18/115, 129.

48. Ibid., 19/174; 20/156: G.O., lease particulars books.

49. GBM 21/240.

50. Ibid., 38/305, 309, 315, 411.

51. Ibid., 9/75, 528.

52. W.C.S. 183, p. 47: see also Survey of London, vol. XXIX, 1960, p. 311.

53. Autobiography of James Gallier, Paris, 1864, pp. 16–17.

54. W.C.S. 184, pp. 20–1.

55. M.D.R. 1830/5/387–90: R.B.

56. The Morning Post, 28 July 1835.

57. Lord David Cecil, Lord M., 1954, p. 315.

58. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1933–4, pp. 342–3.

59. M.D.R. 1828/3/419–20.

60. Ibid., 1831/5/729; 1831/3/790.

61. GBM 11/81: R.B.: R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection, Detmar Blow drawings, elevation showing proposed alterations at Nos. 26 and 28 South Street, c. 1901.

62. GBM 10/504–6, 544; 11/81: M.D.R. 1835/4/417.

63. G.O., lease particulars books.

64. GBM 11/81.

65. R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection, Detmar Blow drawings, elevation showing proposed alteration at Nos. 26 and 28 South Street, c. 1901.

66. GBM 27/214; 28/115, 316, 414.

67. Ibid., 28/414; 29/433–4, 542; 32/265.

68. John Dickie, The Uncommon Commoner, 1964, p. 1.

69. GBA 72–4.

70. GLB XI/291.

71. GBM 41/411–12.

72. M.D.R. 1832/5/474.

73. GBM 33/407, 506; 42/297–300: D.S.R. 1915/30.

74. GLB XII/311: R.B.

75. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1931–2, p. 411: D.S.R. 1924/560; 1934/162: P.O.D.

76. GLB XII/312: M.D.R. 1753/2/15: R.B.

77. GBM 23/315: G.O., lease particulars books.

78. GBM 41/397–8, 411–12; 42/297–300, 469–71.

79. Ibid., 34/263–4: G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1905–8, pp. 114–15, 133.

80. GBM 31/153, 158; 33/103–4; 34/257–60, 487–90: G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1905–8, p. 107.

81. GBM 42/475–6, 479.

82. Ibid., 39/43–4.

83. Ibid., 39/41–8: P.O.D.

84. GBM 41/397–8.

85. Ibid., 41/403–4, 411–12; 42/468: D.S.R. 1915/38, 56.

86. GBM 41/413–14; 42/299–300.

87. Ibid., 42/471, 473, 475, 479, 495; 43/487.

88. Ibid., 42/302–5, 309.

89. GLB XIII/347: M.D.R. 1745/1/125; 1753/1/269.

90. GBM 25/50; 26/138; 31/153, 158.

91. G.O., Duke's instruction book, 1905–8, p. 107.

92. GBM 33/103–4; 34/257–60, 487–90: D.S.R. 1907/113.

93. GBM 34/259–60, 501; 43/228: D.S.R. 1917/108.

94. GLB XIII/346: M.D.R. 1750/1/600.

95. G.O., survey plan, 'Mr. Pattison's House, Union Street'.

96. GBM 39/329; 41/281–8; 45/281–2, 318–19.

97. Ibid., 45/281–2, 319; 46/199–200, 278: B.A. 41564, 45077: D.S.R. 1919/12: H.B., typescript list of works by Mewès and Davis.

98. B.A. 45077.

99. GBM 42/301; 43/343–4.

100. Ibid., 43/345–6, 354; 44/155–6: B.A. 45112: information kindly received from Lord Aberconway, Mr. F. Leslie Preston and Mr. F. E. T. Cusdin.

101. GBM 43/354.

102. The Architectural Review, vol. LV, May 1924, pp. 166–71.

103. B.A. 41564: D.S.R. 1927/479.



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