Pembroke Square, London

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Pembroke Square
Pembroke Square

Pembroke Square is located in the Kensington area of southwest central London, England (postcode W8). The whole square is Grade II listed for its architectural merit.[1] It was developed by the Hawks family.[2]

The Hansom Cab is a Grade II listed public house on the corner with Earls Court Road.[3]

38 Pembroke Square was the house used as the surgery of Dr Hirsh in the movie Sunday Bloody Sunday.

The novelist Vernon Lee lived at No.13. Immunologist Sir Almroth Wright lived at No.6


There are two nearby underground stations, High Street Kensington and Earl's Court. Both stations are served by the District line which connects them to London's railway terminals.

There are also buses from High Street Kensington which go towards White City, Hammersmith and Wandsworth. London bus routes 9, 10, 27, 28, 49, 52, 70, 328, 452, C1, night routes N9, N28, N31, N52 and coach route 701/702.


  1. ^ Historic England, "1-20 Pembroke Square (1225930)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 29 September 2014
  2. ^ Welford, Richard (1986). Survey of London: Volume 42, Kensington Square To Earl's Court:The Edwardes Estate: Pembroke Square, Pembroke Gardens and Pembroke Road area. London County Council. p. 268-282.
  3. ^ Historic England, "The Hansom Cab (1225932)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 29 September 2014

Coordinates: 51°29′48″N 0°11′54″W / 51.496787°N 0.198320°W / 51.496787; -0.198320