The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A place of resort in grounds at Chelsea of people of fashion during the last half of the 18th century, with a promenade where music and dancing were the chief attractions.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Ranelagh'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/r/ranelagh.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.