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Grosvenor Square


Owes its origin to Sir R. Grosvenor, Bart, who was a great builder. It is on the south side of Oxford street, and contains six acres of ground. The houses are magnificent. The shrubs and walks are well arranged. There is a gilt equestrian statue of George I., but it is nearly hidden. It was raised in 1726, but was much mutilated in the ensuing March, and a seditious paper affixed to the pedestal.

Other London Squares:

Bedford Square

Berkley Square

Bloomsbury Square

Cavendish Square

Fitzroy Square

Golden Square

Hanover Square

St. James's Square

Leicester Square

Lincolns Inn Fields

Manchester Square

Portman Square

Queen Square

Russel Square

Soho Square

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