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Blomfield Road is the road running beside the canal on the Little Venice side.
It received its name in 1841.
Very little building was taking place behind the Edgware Road
frontage by the time the 1840s dawned and progress over the fields north of the canal continued to be slow.
In 1851 there were buildings only in Blomfield Road and in the quadrangle between that road, Clifton Place
(later Villas), and the south end of Warwick Road enclosing Warwick Place
. In 1857 Bristol Gardens
still commanded uninterrupted country views to the north and west.
Hyett's hand-drawn 1807 map William Hyett produced an amazingly accurate map of the London countryside in 1807, using just pen and paper. Kilburn Aqueduct Some way from the area now called Kilburn, the Kilburn Aqueduct of the Grand Union Canal spanned the River Westbourne. Red Lion Bridge Harrow Road once spanned the River Westbourne at this point. Warwick Avenue Warwick Avenue is an area, street and a Bakerloo Line tube station near Little Venice. Aberdeen Place, NW8 Aberdeen Place was built on the site of a farm once owned by John Lyon, who founded Harrow School in 1571. Amberley Mews, W9 Amberley Mews starred as Tom Riley’s home in the 1950 movie "The Blue Lamp". Bourne Terrace, W2 Bourne Terrace is part of the Warwick Estate in Paddington and has 38 properties. Clearwell Drive, W9 Clearwell Drive is a newer street, roughly built over the line of the former Amberley Mews. Desborough Close, W2 Desborough Close was named after Desborough House which was demolished in the 19th century. Harrow Road, W2 Harrow Road is one of the main arterial roads of London, leading northwest out of the capital. Paddington Green, W2 Paddington Green is a surviving fragment of the original rural fabric of the area. Westway, W2 At its opening, Westway was the largest continuous concrete structure in Britain.
Little Venice is a picturesque area situated around the Regent's Canal in the Paddington area.
Known for its canals and moored boats, it is the home of many famous people. Much of the property in the area terraced mansions and town houses. Little Venice has two waterways: the Grand Union Canal and the Regent's Canal, which meet in a large, picturesque pool, Browning's Pool, which forms the focus of the area.