James Burton (29 July 1761 – 31 March 1837) was a British property developer, "probably the most significant builder of Georgian London," who built large parts of the Bloomsbury district, Chester Terrace, Cornwall Terrace and York Terrace at Regent's Park, Russell Square and Tavistock Square. He also conceived, planned, and developed the town of St Leonards-on-Sea, now part of Hastings. By the time of his death, he had built over 3000 properties and his buildings covered over 250 acres of London.

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  • James Burton (29 July 1761 – 31 March 1837) was a British property developer, "probably the most significant builder of Georgian London," who built large parts of the Bloomsbury district, Chester Terrace, Cornwall Terrace and York Terrace at Regent's Park, Russell Square and Tavistock Square. He also conceived, planned, and developed the town of St Leonards-on-Sea, now part of Hastings. By the time of his death, he had built over 3000 properties and his buildings covered over 250 acres of London. He was a founding member of the Athenaeum Club, London, as was his son, Decimus. He served as Master of the Worshipful Company of Tylers and Bricklayers and Sheriff of Kent. (en)
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  • James Burton (29 July 1761 – 31 March 1837) was a British property developer, "probably the most significant builder of Georgian London," who built large parts of the Bloomsbury district, Chester Terrace, Cornwall Terrace and York Terrace at Regent's Park, Russell Square and Tavistock Square. He also conceived, planned, and developed the town of St Leonards-on-Sea, now part of Hastings. By the time of his death, he had built over 3000 properties and his buildings covered over 250 acres of London. (en)
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  • James Burton (property developer) (en)
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