Carlton House Terrace

  title={Carlton House Terrace},
  author={John Summerson},
  journal={Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={20 - 22}
  • John Summerson
  • Published 1967
  • Art
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
  • THE two Carlton House Terraces stand on the site of the gardens of Carlton House. Carlton House itself stood further north towards Pall Mall but it was Carlton House which determined the axis to east and west of which the new terraces were built. This happened in a somewhat roundabout way. The first Carlton House (taking its name from Henry Boyle who became Baron Carleton in 1714) was disposed of, in 1732, to Lord Chesterfield who held it in trust for Frederick, Prince of Wales. The Prince held… CONTINUE READING