"Old Joan of Arc with his merry men in Carlton Terrace"
General de Gaulle in his London Office
Public DomainGeneral de Gaulle in his London Office - Credit: Christopher Long

Cannerly means Carlton Gardens.

General de Gaulle was given the use of 4 Carlton Gardens, from which to run his government in exile and co-ordinate the Free French forces.  This large house was once home to Lord Palmerston.  Carlton Gardens is next to the Mall, a few minutes' walk from Downing Street and Buckingham Palace.

De Gaulle Blue Plaque
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeDe Gaulle Blue Plaque - Credit: Mikeo1938

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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