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History, Maps, Pimlico

London Map by Greenwood - 1827

Pimlico in 1827

Maps of Pimlico – 1827 Christopher (1786-1855) and John Greenwood (fl.1821-1840) were brothers and cartographers who produced large-scale maps of England and Wales in the 1820s. Their partnership began in 1821, using […]

December 10, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

History, Pimlico

90 Claverton Street

90 Claverton Street

During WWII, in the evening of 22nd September 1940, at 11.36pm, a high explosive bomb detonated on 90 Claverton Street in Pimlico. The building, as well as adjacent 94 Grosvenor Road suffered […]

December 6, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

History, Westminster

St George's Hanover Square (dated 1787; courtesy of the British Library, London)

St George Hanover Square (1724 till 1889)

Between 1724 and 1889, Pimlico was part of what was known as ‘St George Hanover Square’, a civil parish in the centre of London. The creation of the parish was accompanied by the […]

December 6, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

History, Pimlico

Pimlico - Photographer: Mark Vuaran, Flickr

The name “Pimlico”

The neighbourhood of Pimlico embraces the whole of Belgravia, as well as extending from Buckingham Palace Road to the Thames, and stretching westward to Chelsea. This includes Grosvenor Road and the Eccleston […]

December 6, 2015 × Comments are Disabled