O'Briens

O’Briens

formerly Northumberland Arms
11 London Road

Pub built in 1853.

Locally listed as “11 London Rd”.

History

A pub since at least 1853. 

On right hand side of building you can see evidence of where the building was attached to the old railway bridge which crossed the London Rd.

Numbers 1-11 London Road were locally listed with it, but these have been demolished and redeveloped.

Further Information

Mentioned in Alfred Pearce’s poem of Fifty Pubs on Brentford’s High Street, 1948. Then known as “The Duke of Northumberland”

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O/'Briens

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O/'Briens 51.482221, -0.312762 O\'Briens formerly Northumberland Arms

 

 

Bricklayers Arms

Bricklayers Arms (former)

67-69 Ealing Road

Pub built in 1853, now 3 houses.

Locally listed.

History

First recorded 1853. 1960s and 70s was a jazz pub used by The Temperance Seven for rehearsals.

Pub made famous as The Flying Swan in Robert Rankin’s novels.

Converted to houses in 2009.

Further Information

See Pub History

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Bricklayers Arms 51.487336, -0.300520 Bricklayers Arms
St Paul's Church

St Paul’s Church

St Paul’s Road

Church

Original building designed by F&H Francis dates from 1867. Spire is 1869. Extended by Michael Blee,1992.

Locally listed.

In St Paul’s Conservation Area.

History

The original building designed by F&H Francis dates from 1867. Spire is 1869. The foundation stone was laid by Princess Mary Adelaide Duchess of Teck. It’s built of Kentish ragstone and was damaged by bombing during WW2. Repairs in 1953 were by M Farey. In 1992 it was refurbished, the roof lowered and a new Church built to the north. Design was by Michael Blee who also designed the post war All Saints in Isleworth. It has an RIBA Award and was commended by the Civic Trust.

The Parish of Brentford

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St Paul/'s Church 51.484790, -0.306201 St Paul\'s Church

 

Methodist Church

Methodist Church

Clifden Road
TW8 0PB

Built in 1963 as a church.

Locally listed.

In St Paul’s Conservation Area.

History

Built 1963 and thought to be a good example of its type. Some stained glass from the previous Victorian building is incorporated into the 60s building.

Further Information

Methodist Church

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Methodist Church 51.487276, -0.307059 Methodist Church
The Express Tavern

The Express Tavern

Kew Bridge Road,
Brentford
TW8 0EW

Built in 1860s as a pub.

Locally Listed as “56 Kew Bridge Rd, plus numbers 57-60 Kew Bridge Rd”

In Kew Bridge Conservation Area

History

Building thought to date from the 1860s. Trading seems to have started in the forecourt that developed in to Brentford Market. Plaque commemorating the Trafalgar Despatch unveiled August 2009. Continue reading

1-4 Pump Alley

1-4 Pump Alley

1-4 Pump Alley

Built as residential in 19th century.

Locally listed.

In St Paul’s Conservation Area and Thames Policy Area.

History

Row of cottages, grouped with nearby Pumping Station which was built by F. W. Lacy.

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1-4 Pump Alley 51.484065, -0.303052 Pump Alley