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8–9 June 2019

8–9 June 2019

Thurloe Square

Thurloe Square
(Photo: Gavin Gardiner)
Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 10:00–17:00

Activities

To be confirmed

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Gate on south side of square.
Nearest postcode: SW7 2SX

Buses

C1, 14, 49, 74, 345, 360, 414, 430

Station

South Kensington

Cycle hire station

South Kensington Station (Map)

Dogs

Dogs on leads

The Garden

Thurloe Square takes its name from John Thurloe, Oliver Cromwell’s Secretary of State, and is a typical Victorian garden, with mature trees, winding paths, lawns, borders, flowerbeds and a children’s play area. The square was developed in the 1840s to designs by George Basevi, signalling a new period of Italianate town house design in London. In the 18th century the land passed from Anne Browne to her second husband, Thurloe’s grandson.

Gardener: Robert Player
Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 10:00–17:00

Activities

To be confirmed

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Gate on south side of square.
Nearest postcode: SW7 2SX

Buses

C1, 14, 49, 74, 345, 360, 414, 430

Station

South Kensington

Cycle hire station

South Kensington Station (Map)

Dogs

Dogs on leads

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