City of Westminster in Greater London, England, United Kingdom
This enclosure was purchased, laid out and decorated as a garden by Albert Grant Esqre M.P. and conveyed by him on the 2nd July 1874 to the Metropolitan Board of Works to be preserved for ever for the free use and enjoyment of the public.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work.
Location. 51° 30.623′ N, 0° 7.805′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London. Marker is at the intersection of St. Martin’s Street and Leicester Square, on the right when traveling north on St. Martin’s Street. Located in the centre of Leicester Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: City of Westminster, England WC2H 7DE, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sir Joshua Reynolds (within shouting distance of this marker); Glockenspiel (within shouting distance of this marker); “Swiss Court” (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bear & Staff (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Henry Irving (about 150 meters away); Frank Matcham Edmund Burke (about 150 meters away); The Hampton Site (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
Also see . . . Leicester Square on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 26, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 26, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.