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Brief description of site

Cadogan Place is an early-19th century private square garden, covering about 3.5 hectares. The garden has been further developed in the later 19th and 20th centuries.

Brief history of site

Until 1777 the site of Cadogan Place was almost completely occupied by fields. After 1777, about 40 hectares of land to the west of the site was developed as Hans Town by the architect Henry Holland. At the end of the 18th century William Salisbury designed a garden in Sloane Street. This was named the London Botanic Garden.

Location information:

Address: Cadogan Place Gardens, Cadogan Place, Belgravia, London, SW1X 9SF

Locality: Belgravia

Local Authorities:

Greater London; Kensington and Chelsea

Historical County: Middlesex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 176 Grid Ref: TQ279791
Latitude: 51.4964 Longitude: -0.15892

Key information:

Form of site: private square

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Site first created: After 1777

Main period of development: 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 3.5

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