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Berkley Square 1819

Is on the north side of Piccadilly; it is on one of the few descents found in London. The south side is occupied by the wall of an extensive garden, in the midst of which is a large stone house of heavy proportions. It was built by the late Earl of Bute, and sold incomplete to the Earl of Shelburne, afterwards Marquis of Lansdowne, for 22,000l. Lansdowne House now belongs to the marquis of that name. In the centre of the square which contains three acres of ground, there was formerly a gigantic equestrian statue of his present Majesty George III., by Wilton.

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Source: Leigh's New Picture of London. Printed for Samuel Leigh, 18, Strand;
by W. Clowes, Northumberland Court. 1819