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Bayswater was land originally owned by the Abbey of Westminster as shownin the Domesday Book.B

Bayswater has a density of approximately 17,500 people per squarekilometre.

Queens Court was built between 1930 and 1932 and Princess Court next door was originally also known as Queens Court.

Moscow Road was probably named in honour of Tsar Alexander I’s visit to England in 1814.

Dominics’  The Greek Orthodox Church in Moscow Road was built in 1882.

In 1879 the engineer Rookes Compton created the first effective electric lighting of a private house.

The oldest houses in Bayswater are in Orme Square off Bayswater Road.

In Leinster Gardens there is a false facade with no house behind hiding the London underground line there.

There are 650 flats in the Hallfield Estate.