Albemarle Street, W1

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Takes its name from the second Duke of Albermarle, son of General Monk.

A Topographical Dictionary of London

Albemarle Street, Piccadilly, is a large handsome street opposite St. James's Street, and parallel to Bond Street. It leads from Piccadilly northwards to Grafton Street, New Bond Street. The island of houses between Grafton Street and Piccadilly, was formerly the mansion and garden of the Duke of Albemarle, who purchased them of the Earl of Clarendon, whose seat it had long been. On the disposal of the property by the duke on building leases, the present houses in Albemarle Street, and those at their back in Bond Street, formerly called Albemarle Buildings, were erected. The Clarendon Hotel in New Bond Street, is on part of the property, and so named from that cause.