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. 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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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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