Cadogan Place

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Looking westwards along Cadogan Place

Cadogan Place is a street in Belgravia, London. It is named after Earl Cadogan and runs parallel to the lower half of Sloane Street. It gives its names to the extensive Cadogan Place Gardens (not open to the public).

Literary references[edit]

Charles Dickens writes of it in Nicholas Nickleby:

Cadogan Place is the home of Fanny and Robert Assingham in Henry James's late novel The Golden Bowl.

Notable residents[edit]

  • 44 Cadogan Place was home to William Wilberforce for the last two years of his life[1] and a blue plaque records his death there in 1833.
  • 52 Cadogan Place was the London birthplace, childhood and family home of Harold Macmillan (1894–1986), former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1957–1963).[2]
  • 79 Cadogan Place is the former home of Lord and Lady Colin Campbell who provided Victorian London with a sensational divorce trial in 1886.

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "William Wilberforce". Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. 2013. Retrieved 4 June 2013. 
  2. ^ Supermac. Author: D.R. Thorpe. Publisher: Chatto & Windus. Published: 9 September 2010. Retrieved: 29 January 2014.

Coordinates: 51°29′48″N 0°09′27″W / 51.49667°N 0.15750°W / 51.49667; -0.15750