How To Say 'Lisle Street' Audio
Phonetics For 'Lisle Street'?
laɪl street not lee:zəl
A Quick Overview of Lisle Street
Lisle Street was built in two parts. The western half was laid out in 1682–3 on part of the site of the garden of Leicester House.
- In 1791 or 1792 Leicester House and its garden and out-buildings were acquired by Thomas Wright of Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, a banker in the firm of Wright, Selby and Robinson.
- He extended Lisle Street eastward across the northern part of this ground to join Little Newport Street.
- The extension of Lisle Street was at first called New Lisle Street.