Bedford Square 2.0 rating

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The Bedford Square was built between 1775 and 1783 as an upper middle class residential area and takes its name from the Dukes of Bedford, who were the main landlords in Bloomsbury. This is one of the best preserved set pieces of Georgian architecture in London and a majority of the buildings are grade I listed.



About Bedford Square

 Bedford Square, London Borough of Camden, WC1B, UK

 Nearest Transit: Tottenham Court Road (Lines: Central, Northern)

Bedford Square and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Big Ben

Big Ben(2.1 km)
The 13-ton 4-faced iconic bell, named after Benjamin Hall who was commissioner of works when the tower was completed in 1858, has gilded periphals surrounding the dials which are 7 metre in diameter.

British Museum

British Museum(0.4 km)
The British Museum is, undoubtedly, one of the best museums in the world and a definite highlight of any trip to London.

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace(2.1 km)
The Buckingham Palace is the official London residence and workplace of the Queen of the United Kingdom.

Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square(1.2 km)
Trafalgar Square is the main, central square and the site of London's New Year celebrations.

British Library

British Library(1.1 km)
The official book depository of the United Kingdom, the British Library holds a copy of every book ever printed here, and a wide variety of periodicals.

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey(2.3 km)
Westminster Abbey is the traditional coronation, wedding and burial church of Royalty, with a thousand year old history dating back to 10th century Benedictine monks.

London Eye

London Eye(1.9 km)
The London Eye is relatively new to the neighbourhood, but has become an integral part of the London skyline and is a major tourist attraction on the Thames banks.

OXO Tower

OXO Tower(2 km)
The OXO Tower is frequented by people visiting the restaurant, brasserie and bar on the top floor, which offer a great view over the Thames.

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