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1 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury, London: the entrance hall

RIBApix ref no RIBA15656
Architect/DesignerLeverton, Thomas (1743-1824)
Artist/PhotographerHenson, Alfred Edward (1884-1972)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1782
Image Date1932
ViewInterior
StyleGeorgian
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference35027
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Bedford Square, built between 1775 and 1783, was the first square to have been planned on the London estate of the fifth Duke of Bedford and is the last complete Georgian Square in Bloomsbury. Thomas Leverton designed this house for its first occupier, Sir Lionel Lyde, Bart., in 1778-1782.

Subject tags

stairs, ceilings, domes, entrance halls, decorative plasterwork, town houses