Royal Horse Guardsman

Royal Horse Guardsman

23 Ealing Road
TW8 0JU

Pub built in 1888 although remodelled at a later date.

History

In a directory from 1888 and originally a dominant corner building with small cottages along Albany and Ealing Roads on either side. The roof line of the neighbouring cottage can be seen on the end wall in Ealing Road. Attractive glass and mosaic tiled doorway.

In 2012 seems to have temporarily reverted to its original name of the Horseguardsman.

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The Globe

The Globe

104 Windmill Road
TW8 9NA

Public house built c1888

History

First appears in 1888 directory. Fuller Smith & Turner acquired it in 1908. Large globe on the roof above the corner door.

Further Information

As of September 2013 building works currently in progress on a sign on the roof.

One of the few pubs in Brentford to have regular live bands.

The Globe, Brentford

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O’Riordans

O'Riordans Tavern

O’Riordans Tavern

O’Riordans Tavern

3 Brentford High Street, TW8 0DX

Pub since construction in 1888

in Thames Policy Area

History

First in directory in 1888 as The Royal Tar. Also referred to as The Jolly Tar. At other times known as The Yacht, and Captain Morgans.
Interesting cast iron pillars at corners of the windows. These can be seen on houses in Hamilton and Whitestile Roads.

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Brook Road South – Growth of Housing

The first houses to be built after the land sale in 1872 were on the west side running north from Albany Road. They were numbered consecutively with numbers 8, 9, 10 and 11 north of Grosvenor Road which ran down hill to towards the recreation ground. They were called Grosvenor Terrace and are now numbers 14, 16, 18 and 20 Brook Road South.

The builder, Henry Spicer lived at the Lord Nelson PH in Enfield Road was brought to account in 1883 for allowing these 4 houses to be occupied without giving notice to the Sanitary Authority. Continue reading