Description of Garden Court Chambers
Garden Court Chambers comprises four Grade I listed buildings at 57-60 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2.
Originally built in the 17th (59-60) and 18th (57-58) centuries, the buildings were converted internally for use as one during the 20th century. The buildings have also had a varied list of owners and occupiers including Lord Montagu, the patron of Samuel Pepys, John Forster, best friend to Charles Dickens, and Spencer Perceval, who is the only British Prime Minister to have been assassinated (in 1812). Famous architects such as Isaac Ware and John Soane have carried out work to the buildings which may still be seen. These include a fine example of one of the few remaining elliptical staircases, built by Soane.
Today, the sensitively modernised premises mix 21st-century office fittings with mid-17th-century detail in the heart of Lincoln’s Inn Fields (London’s largest public square) which offers a tranquil haven from the bustle of London.
The nearest tube station is Holborn.