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Brunswick Square

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Brunswick Square is a public garden in Bloomsbury, in the London Borough of Camden. It is overlooked by the School of Pharmacy and the Foundling Museum to the north and the Brunswick Centre to the west. South of it lies International Hall , and on its west side are the two separate but related children's charities, Coram Family and Coram's Fields.
What is now Brunswick Square was originally fields that were part of the grounds of the Foundling Hospital. It was planned to be leased for housebuilding, along with Mecklenburgh Square, to raise funds for the hospital in 1790. Brunswick Square, named after Caroline of Brunswick, was finished first, being built by James Burton in 1795–1802; none of the houses remain. The bronze sculpture of a child's mitten created by Tracey Emin sits on top of one of the railings outside the Foundling Museum.

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