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[Plan of Belgrave Square and the property adjoining]

[Plan of Belgrave Square and the property adjoining]

Draughtsman: Chawner, Thomas

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1850

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 10.26

Item number: 26

Length: 483

Width: 635

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Plan

Map scale description: 7 1/2" : 1000 Feet

This drawn plan also shows adjoining properties in Knightsbridge. Earl Grosvenor was granted permission by Parliament to develop the 10-acre site in 1826, and commissioned the young architect George Basevi, a pupil of Sir John Soane, to design the square.

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