The English Embankment (Angliyskaya Naberezhnaya) or English Quay is a street along the left bank of the Bolshaya Neva River in Central Saint Petersburg.
It stretches for 1260 m between the Senate Square and the Novo-Admiralteisky Canal. Zamyatin lane adjoins the embankment.
The English embankment completes the chain of embankments along the left bank of the Neva.
In the XVIII century, English merchants began to settle here and the Anglican Church of Jesus Christ (house number 56) was opened – hence its fourth and real name came from.
House No. 2 (Senate Square, No. 1) – the Governing Senate, currently the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation (CC of Russia), 1829-1834, architect K. I. Rossi.
House No. 4 – the mansion of Countess A. G. Laval. At the end of the 19th century, the building belonged to Samuil Polyakov from the Polyakov dynasty of railroad concessionaires and bankers. The brothers of Samuil Solomonovich owned houses No. 12 and No. 62 on the English Embankment.
House No. 6. House of E. P. Cazaleta (Mansion of Vyacheslav Nikolaevich and Maria Klavdievna Tenishev).
House No. 10 Object of cultural heritage of the peoples of the Russian Federation of federal significance. A. L. Naryshkin’s mansion (Vorontsov-Dashkov’s house), an architectural monument. Built in 1736-1738 for A. L. Naryshkin, since 1812 belonged to Count A. I. Osterman-Tolstoy, and since 1867 – Vorontsov-Dashkov (until 1917).
House No. 12 Cultural heritage site 7830958000 – the house of the merchant M. Markevich, built in 1845 by architect Jerome Corsini. At the beginning of the 20th century, the owner of the building was Lazar Polyakov.
House No. 14 Object of cultural heritage of the peoples of the Russian Federation of regional significance. The building was erected in 1870-1872 according to the project of architect V. F. Esterreich, in 1898 rebuilt by architect E. A. Sabaneev, in 1909 – architect S. Yu. Kraskovsky.
House No. 16 Object of cultural heritage of the peoples of the Russian Federation of regional significance. The mansion of P. P. Durnovo. The building was built in the XVIII century. It was rebuilt in 1837 by the architect A. A. Mikhailov and in 1872 by the architect L. F. Fontana.
House No. 18 – the house of A. Lobanov-Rostovsky (House of the merchant of the 1st guild D. I. von Garder and his heirs).
House No. 20 Cultural heritage site – house of V.P. Orlov-Davydov. The mansion was presented to Count Alexei Orlov by Empress Catherine II. Built in the 18th century, in 1866-1867.
House No. 22 Cultural heritage site – house of S. P. Gorstkin (profitable house of N. V. Tolstoy) – the mansion of the Duke of Leuchtenberg, architect Caesar Kavos, 1896.
House No. 24 Cultural heritage site – House of N. A. Kondoidi (Olsufieva) – House of O. N. Vargunina – House of V. V. Skarzhinsky.
House No. 26 Object of cultural heritage of the peoples of the Russian Federation of regional significance. Chelyshev’s house, architect A. I. Melnikov, 1835.
House No. 28 Object of cultural heritage of the peoples of the Russian Federation of federal significance. P. G. Derviz’s mansion. The building of the XVIII century, rebuilt in 1889-1890 by the architect A.F. Krasovsky. In 1904-1917 – the palace of Grand Duke Andrei Vladimirovich. Currently, the house is occupied by the Wedding Palace No. 1.
House number 30 is the mansion of E. M. Meyer. Building from 1730, rebuilt by architects R. B. Bernhard and C. C. Rachau in 1870-1872.
House number 32 – the house of the Collegium of Foreign Affairs. The building was erected in the 1750s for Prince B. A. Kurakin, and was rebuilt in 1782-1783 by the architect G. Quarenghi for the Collegium of Foreign Affairs.
House No. 34, letters A, B – the mansion of S. P. von Derviz, in 1883 the mansions of A. N. Dolgorukova and G. G. Vineken were combined into one mansion from the side of the embankment and rebuilt by architect P. P.
House number 36 is the profitable house of V. A. Vonlyarlyarsky.
House number 38 is the tenement house of A. F. Clark.
House number 40 is the mansion of A.I. Thomsen-Bonnard (V.I. Astasheva).
House No. 42 is the mansion of A. A. Yakovlev (A. V. Polezhaev).
House number 50 – the Kapnist mansion (Stenbock-Fermor house).
House number 52 – the house of A. M. Golovin (Strukov).
House number 54 – the palace of the Grand Duke Mikhail Alexandrovich, architect. R. F. Meltzer.
House number 56 – Anglican Church of Jesus Christ 1814-1815, architect G. Quarenghi.
House number 58 – the house of E. Zanadeorova.
House number 60 is the mansion of N. N. Teplov. The first building on the site, which belonged to the cousin of the first wife of Peter I, was noted on the plans of the mid-1730s.
House No. 62 – the mansion of M. N. Chelishchev – the House of I. L. and I. L. Varshavsky – the house of Ya. S. Polyakov.
House number 64 – P. Betling’s mansion. At the end of the 19th century, the building was owned by Sofya Vasilyevna Lindes, at her invitation the mansion was rebuilt by the architect Viktor Schroeter. Since 1913, the house has belonged to the Swedish embassy.
House number 66 – the house of Prince L. D. Vyazemsky.
House number 68 – the mansion of Baron A. L. Stieglitz – the Palace of Grand Duke Pavel Alexandrovich.
House number 70 is the mansion of S. V. Gweyer.
House No. 72 – house of A.F. Ral (mansion of E.F. Molvo), architect Benois A.N.
House number 74 – the house of N. A. Demidov – the house of J. V. Willie (A. F. Gausha). The two-story house of Nikita Nikitich Demidov was already marked on the plans of 1737.
How to get to?
Nearest metro station: Admiralteyskaya, Sennaya Square, Spasskaya, Sadovaya.