Joseph Hansom lived here


Joseph Hansom lived here

The inventor of the Hansom cab lived here.

Location: 27 Sumner Place, South Kensington, SW7 3NT

Description: This grand 6 bedroom townhouse was the London house of York-born Gothic architect and inventor Joseph Hansom (18031882) between 1873 and 1877.

Hansom invented the Hansom cab and founded the architectural journal The Builder in 1843.

A blue plaque was added to the building in 1980 by Greater London Council.

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Joseph Hansom lived here

The inventor of the Hansom cab lived here.

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