Tall houses, Windmill Road

13-17 Windmill Road

Edwardian residence.

In St Paul’s Conservation Area.

History

Group of three, 3-4 storey houses that are on the 1894 OS map.

Marked “Blenheim Villa” and Hambledon House”.

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1-11 The Butts

1-11 The Butts

Residences built in the 19th century.

In Butts Conservation Area.

History

These Victorian houses on the north side of The Butts were built in what had been Ronald’s orchard. They appear on the 1894 OS map. The Ronalds were very significant in horticulture as one of them developed many kinds of new apple. The orchards may have extended as far north as what is now Somerset Rd.

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The Royal Oak

The Royal Oak

The Royal Oak

The Royal Oak, 38 New Road, Brentford TW8 0NU

Was and is a public house.

Built 1894, possibly rebuilt in 1920s

Licensed by 1894.

Further Information

Brentford’s Griffin Park is the only football ground in the UK with a pub on each corner, and this is one of those four pubs.

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Brook Road South – The Brook

1841 Tithe Map of Brentford

1841 Tithe Map of Brentford

The Tithe Map of Brentford in 1841 shows that the area of the town west of Drum Lane (now Ealing Road) was tightly packed buildings between the High Street and Albany Road with open ground beyond. Running north to south is a blue line marking the route of the brook. Parallel with the water course is a narrow road and at a sharp bend there are four cottages later called Brook Terrace. Continue reading