Category: Hammersmith

Lakeside Road, W14

Lakeside Road was built on the site of artificial lakes formed by local brickworks.

St Peter’s Square, W6

St Peter’s Square is a garden square laid out in the 1820s.

Trafalgar Street, W6

Trafalgar Street was a small street in Hammersmith, off Aspen Place.

London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham

Street histories in this section are largely taken from the Conservation Area guides of the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. Some of this material is based on the research of Michael Dover and the Fulham & Hammersmith History Society. ACFOLD ROAD A builder, James Nichols, developed much of the area with elaborately decorated terraces. …

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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.