Extends from the north from Gordon Square to Endsleigh Gardens. It was built by Thomas Cubitt and James Sim and named after a place in Devon on the Russell family's estate. The writer Dorothy Richardson had a top-floor room at No.7 1896-1906 and 1907-11. In her autobiographical novel "Pilgrimage" she calls it Tansley Street. On the west is a well-restored terrace housing the London University Institute of Education's John Adams Hall of Residence. Opposite at Nos 1 and 2 is Hillel House, the headquarters of the Jewish social organization B'Nai B'Rith.
The nearest station to Endsleigh Street is Euston Tube Station which is about 4 minutes' walking distance to the North West.
The Wellcome Collection is located around the corner from Endsleigh Street and is "the free visitor destination for the incurably curious". Located at 183 Euston Road, London, it explores the connections between medicine, life and art in the past, present and future. The venue offers visitors contemporary and historic exhibitions and collections, lively public events, the world-renowned Wellcome Library, a café, a shop, a restaurant and conference facilities as well as publications, tours, a book prize, international and digital projects. Wellcome Collection is part of Wellcome. Established under Sir Henry Wellcome's will in 1936, Wellcome is a global charitable foundation, which aims to improve health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive. Politically and financially independent, Wellcome supports scientists and researchers to take on big problems, fuel imaginations and spark debate.
The houses at Gordon Square nearby are listed and were built between 1820 and 1850. The Gardens were designed and laid out by the 6th Duke of Bedford who named them after his second wife, Lady Georgina Gordon. The houses around the Square later became the focus of the Bloomsbury Group.
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