Edwardes Square

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Edwardes Square
Edwardes Square plaque

Edwardes Square is a garden square in Kensington, London, W8. The square was built between 1811 and 1820. 1–23 and 25–48 Edwardes Square are listed Grade II for their architectural merit.[1][2]

No. 11 was the London home of the author and humanist Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson (1862–1932). The Italian poet Ugo Foscolo lived at no. 19 between 1817 and 1818. The comedian Frankie Howerd lived at no. 27, from 1966 until his death in 1992. The Scarsdale Tavern is a pub at no. 23A.


The communal gardens were laid out in 1820 and are 1.215 hectares (3.00 acres) in size. The gardens are Grade II* listed on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens. They are not open to the public.[3][4]


Coordinates: 51°29′50″N 0°12′02″W / 51.497191°N 0.200682°W / 51.497191; -0.200682