Buildings in Context

Buildings in Context

RoyalMews

The Royal Mews at Charing Cross. 1793
London
Etching; 1793; Etched by Cook
Victoria and Albert Museum

Discover the history of Trafalgar Square, the symbolic heart of London.
 
It is the backdrop to public demonstrations. It is the place from where all distances to London are measured.
 
Yet it was not designed at one point in time.
 
Follow the growth of Trafalgar Square through original maps and views, from 1730 to the present day.
 
See how the landscape has changed.

 

 


 
 
 
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