John Adam
(1721-1792)

Died aged c. 71

John Adam (5 March 1721 – 25 June 1792) was a Scottish architect.

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Photo of Topham Beauclerk, Diana Beauclerk, David Garrick, George Bernard Shaw, and 2 other
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This building stands on the site of Adelphi Terrace built by the brothers Adam in 1768-1774. Among the occupants of the Terrace were Topham and Lady Diana Beauclerk, David Garrick, Richard Doyle Carte, Thomas Hardy & George Bernard Shaw, The London School of Economics and Political Science and the Savage Club also had their premises here.

The Adelphi, Westminster, WC2, London, United Kingdom where he built