Category: Fulham

Hammersmith and Fulham

Street histories in this section are largely taken from the Conservation Area guides of the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. BARCLAY ROAD The majority of the properties in Barclay Road are built in the Victorian Domestic style, dating from the 1860s. The history of Barclay Road is inextricably linked with that of Fulham, and …

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The Fascination of London – Hammersmith, Fulham and Putney

Hammersmith, Fulham and Putney – The Fascination of London by Geraldine Edith Mitton HAMMERSMITH The parish of Hammersmith is mentioned in Doomsday Book under the name of Hermoderwode, and in ancient deeds of the Exchequer as Hermoderworth. It is called Hamersmith in the Court Rolls of the beginning of Henry VII.’s reign. This is evidently …

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Craven Cottage

The original Craven Cottage’ was built in 1780, by William Craven, the sixth Baron Craven and was located at the position of the centre circle of the current Fulham FC pitch. At the time, the surrounding areas were woods which made up part of Anne Boleyn’s hunting grounds. The Cottage was lived in by Edward …

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