Poland Street

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Poland Street

Poland Street is a street in the Soho district of the City of Westminster, London. It runs from Oxford Street in the north to Broadwick Street in the south.

Notable residents[edit]

The poet Percy Bysshe Shelley lived at 15 Poland Street.[1]

Madame D'Arblay had her childhood home (1760-1770) at 50 Poland Street. In 1909, nearby Portland Street was renamed D'Arblay Street in her honour.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wheatley, Henry B. (1891). London past and present: Its history, associations, and traditions. III. London: John Murray. pp. 100–101.
  2. ^ Bebbington, Gillian. (1972) London street names. London: B.T. Batsford. p. 108. ISBN 0713401400

External links[edit]

Media related to Poland Street, London at Wikimedia Commons Coordinates: 51°30′56.55″N 0°8′15.52″W / 51.5157083°N 0.1376444°W / 51.5157083; -0.1376444