Bryanston Square

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Bryanston Square is a square in Marylebone, Westminster, London, England. Named after its owner Henry William Portman's home village of Bryanston in Dorset, it was built as part of the Portman Estate between 1810 and 1815, along with Montagu Square a little to the east and Wyndham Place to its immediate north. Its church, St Mary's, lies at the northern end of Wyndham Place and was built by Robert Smirke.

The nearest tube station is Marble Arch to the south. Montagu Square is to the east and Edgware Road is to the west. Bryanston Square is considered to be the best square in the area. with its wide roads, looked after buildings, and its magnificent garden. Wetherby Preparatory School, is situated in the south west corner of the Square

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  1. ^ Maryna Fraser, ‘Bailey, Sir Abraham , first baronet (1864–1940)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Sept 2004; online edn, May 2006 accessed 25 Aug 2008
  2. ^ "William Pitt Byrne Memorial Fountain, Paddington". British Listed Buildings Online. Retrieved 2011-03-01. 

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Coordinates: 51°31′03″N 0°09′39″W / 51.51750°N 0.16083°W / 51.51750; -0.16083