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Tyburnia occupies the ground on the north side of Hyde-park and Kensington-gardens, and stretches from Edgware-road on the east to about Inverness-terrace on the west. This is not, strictly speaking, a fashionable quarter; but it is not absolutely unfashionable, and is a very favourite part with those — lawyers, merchants, and others—who have to reside in town the greater part of the year. It stands high, the cellars of the Tyburnian houses being on a level with the chimneys of Belgravia, and the houses, though without the architectural pretensions of the more recent additions to the latter district, are roomy and comfortable. Rents are high for a moderate-sized house—but much lower in proportion to the accommodation than in either Mayfair or Belgravia NEAREST Railway Station Edgware-road, Praed-street, and Queen’s-road; Omnibus Routes Edgware-road, Praed-st, Bishop-road, and Uxbridge-road.
Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879