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Survey of London: Volume 45, Knightsbridge. Originally published by London County Council, London, 2000.

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English Heritage thanks Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for gracious permission to use material from the Royal Archives. Grateful acknowledgement is also made to the numerous individuals and institutions who have assisted in the preparation of this book, particularly the following:

Malcolm Airs; Francis Baden-Powell; Victor Belcher; Neil Bingham; Nicholas Black; Anthony Blee; Frank E. Boswell; Simon Bradley; Sarah Brown; Diana Burfield; Bridget Cherry; Pamela Clark; Rafe Clutton; Mary Cosh; George Crabb; Dr A. E. L. Davis; Jeffrey Davis; W. T. S. Digby-Seymour; James Douet; the late Marie Draper; Rev. Dr R. W. D. Fenn; Fr Alexander Fostiropoulos; Brian Girling; Lord Gladwyn; Nicholas Guttridge; John Harris; Richard Hewlings; Hermione Hobhouse; Michael Howarth; David C. Humphreys; Derek Keene; Nick Kimber; Giulia King; Fr Lawrence King; Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd; Rosa Maria Letts; Thomas Lloyd; Nancy McKay; M. P. Mandrigin; Martin Meade; Linda Merrill; Lady (Isabella) Naylor-Leyland; Louis P. Nelson; Jeanette Parsons; Anne Riches; John Martin Robinson; Lucy Roe; Julie Ronald; Countess of Rosebery; Vernon Russell-Smith; late Duke of Rutland; Andrew Saint; Charles Sebag-Montefiore; Carol Seymour-Newton; Betty C. Slaven; Dan Smith; Peter Smith; Geoffrey P. Stell; Adam Tihany; Jackie Turner; Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill; the late Clive Wainwright; Isobel Watson; Lady Willoughby de Eresby; Diana Willson; Joan Winterkorn; Mrs P. S. Wolfston; Giles Worsley; Laetitia Yeandle.

Aerofilms Ltd; ASK Planning; BBC; British Library; Buckinghamshire Record Office; Centre for Global Energy Studies; Church of England Record Centre; Cluttons; Cluttons Daniel Smith (Alan Flint); Conway Library; Corporation of London Record Office; Country Life Picture Library; Danish Club; Denbighshire Record Office; (West) Devon Record Office; Deutsche Evangelische Christuskirche; W. A. Ellis (Michael Duncan); Family History Centre; Farrer & Company; Fine Art Society; Flintshire Record Office; Free Library of Philadelphia; Freer Gallery, Washington, DC; Friends House Library; Guildhall Library, Corporation of London; Guardian Media Group; Gwent Record Office; Hammersmith Archives and Local History Centre; Harrods Ltd; Harvey Nichols; Heber-Percy & Parker Architects; Hobart Slater; Household Cavalry (Lieut. Julian Barnard); Household Cavalry Museum; Hulton Getty Picture Collection; Hunter & Partners; Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Archives (Ann Barrett), Estates Division (Stuart Murray) and Management School (Professor David Norburn); Institute of Historical Research; Iranian Embassy; Kensington & Chelsea Libraries (Local Studies); Knightsbridge Association; Kylemore Abbey; Lincolnshire Archives; London Library; London Metropolitan Archives (Tim Harris, Harriet Jones, Louise Falcini); London Transport Museum; Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park; Montessori St Nicholas Centre; Mouchel & Partners; National Archives of Canada; National Art Library (V & A); National Farmers' Union; National Library of Wales; Pierpont Morgan Library, New York; Public Record Office; Quaritchs; RCAHM Scotland; RIBA (British Architectural Library); RoSPA; Royal Academy of Arts; Royal Academy of Dancing; Royal Archives (Pamela Clark); Royal College of General Practitioners; Royal Engineers Library, Brompton Barracks; Royal Parks Agency; Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God and All Saints; St George's Hospital Archives; Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Mass.; Ann Scott Associates; Sheraton Park Tower Hotel; Tattersalls; Theatre Museum; Trevor Estate Ltd; University of Nottingham, Department of Manuscripts & Special Collections; Victoria & Albert Museum, Print Room & Picture Library; Watney Mann; Wellcome Institute Library; Westminster Abbey Library (Tony Trowles); City of Westminster, Archives Centre (Elizabeth Cory, Alison Kenney, John Sargent), Building Control (Colin French), and Planning Department.

In addition, the help and co-operation of all those owners, occupiers and agents who have allowed access to properties for inspection and recording is gratefully acknowledged.

Owners of photographs and other illustrations reproduced in these volumes are acknowledged in the List of Plates.