Designed by John Robinson

The land was owned by J.S. Jackson who became the manager of the Bank of Mona and also owned Falcon Cliff. After the terrace was built (by James Ayrton) Jackson exchanged the ground rent for freehold of five of the 10 houses. The open ground in front was held in common by the terrace.

Esplanade, Douglas

Castle Mona Lawn

This View, dating from c.1855, was included in 'Picturesque Views in the Isle of Man' published by G Phillips It shows 'The Esplanade' flanked by Derby Terrace on the left and Clarence Terrace on the right.


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