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Stanhope Gate, London
Hyde Park, London, 1833
Public DomainHyde Park, London, 1833

One of the most expensive areas of London real estate in the nineteenth century and today, Stanhope Gate lies between Hyde Park and Green Park.



The map shown was drawn in 1833, the year that John Galsworthy's family began to invest in city property and relocated to London from the country.

Soames and Irene Forsyte live in Montpellier Square (now spelled with one 'l'), just south of Hyde Park: