Grafton Street

Dover Street (W1) Named after. the Duke of Grafton, who, with Lord Grantham, bought the site in 1735. This street was formerly called Ducking Pond Row. At No. ii lived and died the celebrated Admiral Earl Howe. No. 4 was for long the residence of Lord Brougham, after he had become Lord Chancellor. (Reference: Jesse's London, vol. I, p. 56)