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Amberley Mews starred as Tom Riley’s home in the 1950 movie "The Blue Lamp".
The site of Westbourne Manor
House was built over from around 1867 with Amberley Road
and its timber wharves built along the canal bank. Amberley Mews was built behind Amberley Road
as a typical 1860 mews development.
Amberley Mews was featured, providing a record of its look, in the film ’The Blue Lamp’ at the beginning of the 1950s. Dirk Bogarde played Tom Riley, living in the fictional version of the street. Amberley Mews no longer exists - the site was built over with new flats at the end of the 1960s.
Amberley Mews - "The Blue Lamp"
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Desborough Lodge Desborough Lodge was a house which was one of five grand houses in the village of Westbourne Green. Kilburn Aqueduct Some way from the area now called Kilburn, the Kilburn Aqueduct of the Grand Union Canal spanned the River Westbourne. Spotted Dog The Spotted Dog public house was one of the earliest buildings in Westbourne Green. Warwick Avenue Warwick Avenue is an area, street and a Bakerloo Line tube station near Little Venice. Alfred Road, W2 Alfred Road is the last survivor of a set of Victorian streets. Blomfield Road, W9 Blomfield Road is the road running beside the canal on the Little Venice side. Bourne Terrace, W2 Bourne Terrace is part of the Warwick Estate in Paddington and has 38 properties. Cirencester Street, W2 Cirencester Street came about in the 1860s but was shortened when the Warwick Estate was built. 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. Elgin Avenue, W9 Elgin Avenue was proposed in an 1827 plan for the area by John Gutch. Goldney Road, W9 Goldney Road was built around 1860 on land which was once the property of Westminster Abbey. Harrow Road, W2 Harrow Road is one of the main arterial roads of London, leading northwest out of the capital. Oldbury House, W2 Oldbury House is a shopping parade along the Harrow Road with accommodation above, part of the Warwick Estate development. 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.