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

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London: Introduction to Architecture Private Walking Tour

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€392

...tour. Visit architectural icons like the Temple Church, Staple Inn, Lindsey House, Bedford Square and the Russell Hotel.

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Bedford Square, London

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.

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.


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About Bedford Square

 Bedford Square, London Borough of Camden, WC1B, UK

 www.bedfordestates.com

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