Hammersmith Terrace

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Hammersmith Terrace

Hammersmith Terrace is a street of listed, brick-built houses in Hammersmith, London. All of the seventeen houses in the terrace are Grade II listed, except No. 7 which is Grade II*. The street was built in about 1770 and has been home to several notable artists.[1]

No. 1 was home to the Doves Press in the first decade of the twentieth century.[2]

No. 3 was once home to the actress and singer Rosemond Mountain (Mrs Mountain) (1768–1841). It was later home to the Arts and Crafts printer Emery Walker for 24 years, until he moved to no. 7 in 1903. The calligrapher Edward Johnston (1872–1944) lived there from 1905 to 1912 and is commemorated with a blue plaque.[3]

No. 5 was lived in by the artist engraver William Harcourt Hooper, at least until 1911.[4]

7 Hammersmith Terrace was home to the Arts and Crafts printer Emery Walker from 1903-33. It is now a museum.

No. 8 was home to May Morris, William Morris's daughter, and then the artist Mary Annie Sloane.

No. 10 was home to the art critic Frederic George Stephens.

No. 11 was the home and office of architect Fred Rowntree (1860 - 1927).

No. 12 was home to A. P. Herbert, humorist, novelist, playwright and law reform activist until his death in 1971.

No. 13 was home to the artist Philip James de Loutherbourg until his death there in 1812.[5]

No. 15 was lived in by Sir Clifton Wintringham (1720–1794), physician to the King.[5]

The writer Arthur Murphy (1727–1805) lived there for many years.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Piper (2000). The Companion Guide to London. Companion Guides. p. 16. ISBN 978-1-900639-36-1.
  2. ^ "No. 28274". The London Gazette. 27 July 1909. p. 5759.
  3. ^ Andrew Duncan (2008). Walking London: Thirty Original Walks in and Around London. New Holland Publishers. pp. 198–. ISBN 978-1-84773-054-1.
  4. ^ "Chiswick - A Family Habitat in the Twentieth Century". Guise. Retrieved 4 October 2014.
  5. ^ a b Thomas Faulkner (1839). The history and antiquities of the parish of Hammersmith: interspersed with biographical notices of illustrious and eminent persons, who have been born, or who have resided in the parish, during the three preceding centuries. Nichols & Son. pp. 345–50.
  6. ^ Thomas Hood; John Harris (1816). The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive, of Each County. Thomas Maiden. p. 122.

Coordinates: 51°29′23″N 0°14′33″W / 51.48977°N 0.24251°W / 51.48977; -0.24251