Category: Hammersmith

Hammersmith and Fulham

Street histories in this section are largely taken from the Conservation Area guides of the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. AYCLIFFE ROAD Aycliffe Road dates from 1915. Before the roads was laid out, the area was made up of fields with no indication of any archaeological significance. AURIOL ROAD In 1882, the house called …

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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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Gothick Cottage, W6

Gothick Cottage was situated at 372 Goldhawk Road, W6. The house was, for many years, the home of a Mr Murcott, a gunsmith. It was demolished in 1958. In later years, the site became a filling station.