Lyons Terrace, Hyde Park, Sydney

Lyons Terrace, five houses at the southern end of Hyde Park, Sydney were built in 1839-1841 for an influential and wealthy auctioneer and business manand former convictnamed Samuel Lyons. Architect John Verge noted the preparation of plans for the terrace in his ledger for February 1837 but tenders were not called for the houses until January 1839, and then by John Bibb since Verge had by then retired from practice. Lyons Terrace was demolished in parts, the first section going in 1910.