Adelphi, or, Old Durham House in the Strand

  • 116 Pages
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  • English
Sheldon Press , London
Old Durham House, London., The Adelphi, Lo
Statementby Charles Pendrill ; with a foreward by theViscountess Milner.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 116 p., (5) leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19712163M

The Adelphi; or, old Durham House in the Strand, etc. With plates, and a plan [Charles Pendrill] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Charles Pendrill. To the south (right) of this part of the Strand lies the district known as THE ADELPHI, laid out on the site of Durham House by the four Scottish brothers Adam, who obtained a ninety-nine years� lease in Durham House, originally built by the bishop of Durham circawas the residence of Sir Walter Raleigh from to "The House on the Strand is prime du Maurier She holds her characters close to reality; the past she creates is valid, and her skill in finessing the time shifts is enough to make one want to try a little of the brew himself."—New York TimesCited by: 6.

The House on the Strand (published ) is the second to last novel of Daphne du Maurier. A prolific writer, du Maurier enjoyed enormous popularity with readers during her lifetime, though the critical reception to her books was often much cooler/5.

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Durham House, on the Strand, was the London residence of the Bishops of Durham. The buildings, started in the fourteenth century, were entered by a gatehouse from the street and comprised two courtyards.

The outer courtyard contained lodgings and service rooms (as was normal) and the inner court faced onto the river. It had been known as Durham Yard, taking its name from Durham House, the home of Richard le Poor, a thirteenth-century Bishop of Durham who built the first structure on this plot.

Durham House was home to numerous famous figures throughout British history (detailed in Weinreb,p. ), and was not finally demolished until Durham House.

Durham House or Inn, the property of the Bishop of Durham, had been built by Thomas de Hatfield, Bishop of Durham, about It was a fine large building with chapel and hail, the latter very stately and high, supported by lofty marble pillars.

Durham House, view from the River Thames, from Thomas Allen 's History and Antiquities of London. Durham House, engraving by John Thomas Smith. Durham House, or Durham Inn, was the historic London town house of the Bishop of Durham in the Strand.

Its gardens descended to the River Thames. The modern Adelphi, by [email protected] Its borders comprise some of London’s most famous streets, its peripheries are trodden by millions and its name is hardly ever spoken.

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Site of Durham House Splendid Durham House used to be here, site of Anne Boleyns end. Location: Durham House Street, Strand, London Description: Durham House Street and John Adam Street now occupy the area that was once Durham House and its VIII requisitioned the property from the church for his own purposes, and it was in the cellars which are still here today that he locked up.

The scheme of the Adelphi included Adelphi Terrace, Robert Street and Adam Street to the west and east respectively, John Street to the north parallel to the Terrace, Durham House Street, and the north-east corner of York Buildings, etc.

It embraced an area of. ADELPHI (THE) A series of streets in the rear of the houses on the south side of the Strand, reaching east and west from Adam-street to Buckingham-street, and facing the Thames on the south—a grand commencement of the architectural embankment of the river, in Adelphi is a district of the City of Westminster in London.

The small district includes the streets of Adelphi Terrace, Robert Street and John Adam Street. Of rare use colloquially, Adelphi is grouped with Aldwych as the greater Strand district which for many decades formed a parliamentary constituency and civil registration district.

In the Strand; built, under the auspices of James I., inout of the stables of Durham House, the site of the present New Exchange stood where Coutts’s banking-house now is. “It was built somewhat on the model of the Royal Exchange, with cellars beneath, a walk above, and rows of shops over that, filled chiefly with milliners, sempstresses, and the like.”.

This was the York Place which afterwards became Whitehall Palace, and is not to be confused with York House in the Strand. In –6 Durham House was used to accommodate the household of the King's six-year-old son, Henry Fitzroy, who was created Earl of Nottingham and Duke of Richmond and Somerset in June, n7.

In May,Bishop. Adjoining Ivy Bridge Lane on the west was Durham House, the "Inn" of the Bishops of Durham, one of the most interesting of the old Strand palaces. According to Pennant, its original founder was Anthony de Beck, Patriarch of Jerusalem and Bishop of Durham in the reign of Edward I. Engraving of the Old Adelphi Theatre, with crowd of well-dressed people in Victorian style clothing outdoors, on the Strand, Westminster, London, England, Courtesy Internet Archive.

Note: Image has been digitally colorized using a modern process. boutique accommodation ~ west end, brisbane ~ enter. Durham House, the historic London residence of the Bishop of Durham, was built circa and demolished in the midth century. It was the home of Anne Boleyn. It had become derelict by the midth century and was demolished in Durham Street and the Adelphi Buildings were built on its nates: 51°30′41″N 0°07′08″W /.

To the S. (right) of this part of the Strand lies the district known as THE ADELPHI, laid out on what was originally the grounds of Durham House (the birth-place of Lady Jane Grey, and the residence of Sir Walter Raleigh from to ) by the four Scottish brothers Adam, who obtained a ninety-nine years' lease in The Adelphi Theater is a seat West End theater, located on the Strand in the City of Westminster.

The present building is the fourth at the location. The theater has specialised in comedy and musical theater, today it is a receiving house for a variety of productions, including many musicals.

Find parking charges, opening hours and a parking map of all Durham House car parks, street parking, pay and display, parking meters and private garages. Crossing over to the south side of the Strand, John Adam Street leads to the Adelphi Terrace, built by the Adams brothers in These eleven large houses, with warehouses underneath, were the first neo-classical buildings in London.

Durham House was demolished for their construction. The print below is interesting because, without the. In –8 the Royal Terrace block was demolished and replaced by a building by Colcutt and Hamp, shamelessly called Adelphi and sporting bold zodiacal symbols.

The streets have been renamed and renumbered several times. John Street and Duke Street now form John Adam street and James Street and William Street are now named Durham House Street.

Completing the story, the Adam brothers obtained a lease of the site of Durham House in The last remains of the ancient buildings were cleared away and the brothers began laying out streets and houses and also building a large residential block called The Adelphi.

Durham House occupied land on the west side of Ivy Bridge Lane. Over the next few centuries Durham House fell into a bad condition and was eventually demolished to make space for the Adelphi Buildings, which include the Royal Society of Arts. The site of Durham House is located near the Strand.

Find parking charges, opening hours and a parking map of all The Adelphi car parks, street parking, pay and display, parking meters and private garages. The mansions facing in the Strand were built there partly because they had direct access from their rear gardens to the River Thames, then a much-used transport surviving York Watergate (also known as Buckingham Watergate), built by George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham in about as a ceremonial landing stage on the river, is now marooned yards ( m) from the river.

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Reign Disruptive Digital Marketing MYSTERIOUS MATTERS OF MAX. Find parking charges, opening hours and a parking map of all Adelphi Theatre car parks, street parking, pay and display, parking meters and private garages. Survey of London: Vol St Martin-in-The-Fields II: the Strand Edited by G H Gater and E P Wheeler.

Describes the part of the parish between the Strand and the river, including Charing Cross Station, Hungerford Market, Northumberland House, and the chapel and hospital of St. Mary Rounceval.Shop Adelphi University Apparel, Textbooks, Merchandise and Gifts at the Bookstore.

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