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Coordinates: 51.5177° N 0.147° W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

OS grid reference TQ285815
London borough Westminster
Ceremonial county Greater London
Region London
Constituent country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LONDON
Postcode district W1
Dial code 020
Police Metropolitan
Fire London
Ambulance London
UK Parliament Regent's Park and Kensington North
London Assembly West Central
European Parliament London
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Marylebone (sometimes written St. Marylebone or Mary-le-bone) is an area of central London in the City of Westminster. It is commonly pronounced as Mar(i)-lee-bone /ˈmæɹɪlɪbn̩/. Not to be confused with St. Mary-le-Bow. Image File history File links Greater_london_outline_map_bw. ... Image File history File links Red_pog. ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... The City of Westminster is a London borough with city status, situated to the west of the City of London and north of the River Thames. ... The Ceremonial counties of England are areas of England that are appointed a Lord-Lieutenant, and are defined by the government with reference to the metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England. ... Greater London is the top-level administrative subdivision covering London, England. ... The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ... Greater London is the top-level administrative subdivision covering London, England. ... This is an alphabetical list of countries of the world, including independent states (both those that are internationally recognised and generally unrecognised), inhabited dependent territories and areas of special sovereignty. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... A post town is a required part of all UK postal addresses. ... UK postal codes are known as postcodes. ... The W (Western and Paddington) postcode area, also known as the London W postcode area[1] is a group of postcode districts in central and west London, England. ... The UK telephone numbering plan, also known as the National Numbering Plan, is regulated by the Office of Communications (Ofcom), which replaced the Office of Telecommunications (Oftel) in 2003. ... 020 is the dial code for Greater London in the United Kingdom. ... The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) is the Home Office police force responsible for Greater London, with the exception of the square mile of the City of London. ... A Fire Appliance belonging to the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service The fire service in the United Kingdom has undergone dramatic changes since the beginning of the 21st century, a process that has been propelled by a devolution of central government powers, new legislation and a change to operational... The London Fire Brigade (LFB) is the statutory fire and rescue service for London, England. ... Crest of NHS ambulance services in England Crest of the Scottish Ambulance Service In the UK, the majority of ambulance services are provided under the National Health Service through local ambulance trusts. Each trust is specific to a county or area, and so the country is divided across a number... The London Ambulance Service (LAS) is the largest ambulance service in the world that does not directly charge its patients for its services. ... The United Kingdom House of Commons is made up of Members of Parliament (MPs). ... Regents Park and Kensington North is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Greater London is divided into a number of constituencies for London Assembly elections. ... West Central is a constituency represented in the London Assembly. ... This is a list of Members of the European Parliament for the United Kingdom in the 2004 to 2009 session, ordered by name. ... London is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... List of cities in the United Kingdom List of towns in England Lists of places within counties List of places in Bedfordshire List of places in Berkshire List of places in Buckinghamshire List of places in Cambridgeshire List of places in Cheshire List of places in Cleveland List of places... This is a partial list of places in London, England. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... The City of Westminster is a London borough with city status, situated to the west of the City of London and north of the River Thames. ... St Mary-le-Bow Church, built 1671-80, one of Wrens City Churches built after the Great Fire of London St Mary-le-Bow is a historic church in the City of London, off Cheapside. ...


Marylebone can be roughly defined as the area bounded by Oxford Street to the south, Marylebone Road to the north, Edgware Road to the west and Portland Place (or alternatively Great Portland Street) to the east. A broader definition would also include Regent's Park and the area immediately north of Marylebone Road, containing Marylebone Station, the original site of the Marylebone Cricket Club at Dorset Square, and the neighbourhood known as Lisson Grove. Oxford Street, with Centre Point in the background Oxford Street in 1875, looking west from the junction with Duke Street. ... Marylebone Road, London, looking west towards the junction with Baker Street Marylebone Road (IPA pronunciation: ) is an important thoroughfare in central London. ... Edgware Road is a road in London. ... Portland Place is a street in the Marylebone district of central London. ... Great Portland Street is a street in the West End of London. ... This article is about Regents Park in London. ... Marylebone station or London Marylebone station is a National Rail and London Underground station in central London. ... Lords 2005 The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), founded in 1787, is a private members club and was the original governing body of cricket in England and across the world. ... Lisson Grove is an area of London, England. ...


Today the area is mostly residential. It is notable for the Arab population on its far western border around Edgware Road. Languages Arabic other languages (Arab minorities) Religions Predominantly Islam Some adherents of Druze, Judaism, Samaritan, Christianity Related ethnic groups Jews, Canaanites, other Semitic-speaking groups An Arab (Arabic: ); is a member of a Semitic group of people whose cultural, linguistic, and in certain cases, ancestral origins trace back to the... Edgware Road is a road in London. ...

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History

Marylebone gets its name from a church called "St Mary's" (now known as St Marylebone Parish Church) which was built on the bank of a small stream or "bourne", called the Tybourne, in an area named after the stream, Tyburn. The church and the surrounding area later became known as St Mary at the Bourne, which over time became shortened to its present form, Marylebone. It is a common misunderstanding that the name is a corruption of Marie la Bonne. // St Marylebone Parish Church is a church in London, from which Marylebone gets its name. ... Butchers Creek, Omeo, Victoria A stream, brook, beck, burn or creek, is a body of water with a detectable current, confined within a bed and banks. ... Tyburn was a former village in the county of Middlesex close to the current location of Marble Arch. ...


The Metropolitan Borough of St Marylebone was a metropolitan borough of the County of London between 1899 and 1965 after which it was merged with the Metropolitan Borough of Paddington and the Metropolitan Borough of Westminster to form the City of Westminster. The Metropolitan Borough of St Marylebone was a metropolitan borough of the County of London from 1899 until in 1965 it was amalgamated with the Metropolitan Borough of Paddington and the Metropolitan Borough of Westminster to form the London Borough of Westminster. ... A metropolitan borough (or metropolitan district) is a type of local government district in England, covering urban areas within metropolitan counties. ... The County of London (in red), super imposed upon todays Greater London area, to show the difference in size with post-1965 Borough boundaries The County of London was an administrative county of England from 1888 to 1965. ... Year 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... History The Metropolitan Borough of Paddington was a metropolitan borough of the County of London between 1899 and 1965, when it was merged into the London Borough of Westminster. ... The Arms of The Metropolitan Borough of Westminster The Metropolitan Borough of Westminster was a metropolitan borough in the County of London from 1899 to 1965. ... The City of Westminster is a London borough with city status, situated to the west of the City of London and north of the River Thames. ...


Such place names in the neighborhood as Cavendish Square and Portland Place reflect the Dukes' of Portland landholdings and Georgian-era developments there. Portland Place is a street in the Marylebone district of central London. ... The Duke of Portland is a peerage title created in 1716 for Henry Bentinck, who was already Earl of Portland. ...


Famous Residents

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Mayfair is an area in the City of Westminster London, named after the fortnight-long May Fair that took place there from 1686 until it was banned in that location in 1764. ... Soho is an area of central Londons West End, in the borough of the City of Westminster. ... Fitzrovia is an area of central London. ... Euston station, also known as London Euston, is a major railway station to the north of central London and in the London Borough of Camden. ... St Johns Wood is a district of North London, England in the City of Westminster, near Regents Park. ... Lisson Grove is an area of London, England. ... A street in Paddington including a pub, a restaurant targeted at tourists and Paddington Station in the background. ... Hyde Park is the name of: Hyde Park, a Royal Park in London (the original location) Hyde Park in Sydney - a park some places in the United States of America: Hyde Park, Massachusetts Hyde Park, New York - a town in Dutchess County, New York Hyde Park, Vermont - a town Hyde...

Nearest tube stations

Baker Street tube station is a station on the London Underground located on Baker Street. ... Categories: Jubilee Line stations | Central Line stations | London Underground stubs | Crossrail ... Edgware Road is a station on London Undergrounds Bakerloo Line, between Paddington and Marylebone stations. ... Edgware Road tube station is a name shared by two separate stations on the London Underground. ... Great Portland Street tube station Great Portland Street is a London Underground station near Regents Park. ... Marble Arch is a London Underground station in the City of Westminster. ... Marylebone station or London Marylebone station is a National Rail and London Underground station in central London. ... Oxford Circus, on the right you can see the tube-sign. ... Regents Park Regents Park tube station is a London Underground station by Regents Park. ...

Nearest railway stations

Marylebone station or London Marylebone station is a National Rail and London Underground station in central London. ... Paddington Station, March 2005 during rush hour Paddington station or London Paddington station is a major National Rail and London Underground station complex in the Paddington area of London. ...

Nearby places of interest

Marylebone High Street is a shopping street in London, running sub-parallel to Baker Street and terminating at its northern end at the junction with the Marylebone Road. ... Madame Tussauds and the London Planetarium Madame Tussauds is a wax museum in London, with branches in Amsterdam, Hong Kong ( Victoria Peak), Las Vegas, Copenhagen and New York City. ... The University of Westminster is a university in London, England, formed in 1992 as a result of the Further and Higher Education Act, 1992, which allowed the London Polytechnic (Polytechnic of Central London or PCL ) to rename itself as a university. ... The Royal Academy of Music (RAM) is a constituent college of the University of London, and is one of the leading music institutions in the world. ... Harley Street is a road in the City of Westminster in London. ... This article is about Regents Park in London. ... Hyde Park is the name of: Hyde Park, a Royal Park in London (the original location) Hyde Park in Sydney - a park some places in the United States of America: Hyde Park, Massachusetts Hyde Park, New York - a town in Dutchess County, New York Hyde Park, Vermont - a town Hyde... The Pavilion The Grand Stand Match in progress The Media Centre at Lords Cricket Ground This memorial stone to Lord Harris is in the Harris Garden at Lords Lords Cricket Ground is a cricket ground in St Johns Wood in London, at grid reference TQ268827. ... The Wallace Collection is a national art museum located in London. ... The Wigmore Hall is a concert hall specialising in classical music in Wigmore Street London. ... Marble Arch Marble Arch is a white Carrara marble monument near Speakers Corner in Hyde Park, at the western end of Oxford Street in London, England. ... The Yorkshire Stingo was a public house in Marylebone, London which was a significant landmark outside central London in the eighteenth and nineteenth century. ...

External links

  • Map
  • Description and history of St Marylebone from 1868 Gazetteer
  • Description and history of St Marylebone from the 1911 Encyclopaedia Britannica
  • American Intercontinental University
  • Wigmore Hall
  • The St Marylebone Society, an amenities society formed in 1948 for people who live and work in Marylebone
  • The Marylebone Association, an amenities society formed in 1981 for people who live and work in Marylebone

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NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Marylebone (3746 words)
Marylebone or Mary-le-bone) is an area of central London in the City of Westminster.
The Metropolitan Borough of St Marylebone was a metropolitan borough of the County of London between 1899 and 1965 after which it was merged with the Metropolitan Borough of Paddington and the Metropolitan Borough of Westminster to form the City of Westminster.
The Metropolitan Borough of St Marylebone was a metropolitan borough of the County of London from 1899 until in 1965 it was amalgamated with the Metropolitan Borough of Paddington and the Metropolitan Borough of Westminster to form the London Borough of Westminster.
Marylebone Library (244 words)
Marylebone Library consists of a large lending and children's library (hosting regular sessions for the Under 5s and a Chatterbooks Reading Group) on the lower ground floor.
The same building houses Marylebone Information Service on the upper ground floor, and includes an Exchange Group Centre that also offers over 700 Learndirect courses (some free) ranging from computing to languages.
There are 12 steps up from the entrance to Marylebone Information Service, and 13 steps down to the adult lending and children's libraries.
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