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Margravine Cemetery

Above: General view looking west of the cemetery, with the tower block of Charing Cross Hospital to be seen in the distance. Known in the past as Hammersmith Cemetery, it is situated a short distance from Baron’s Court Underground Station … Continue reading

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Brandenburgh House, Fulham

Above: A print showing the house from the Thames shortly before it was demolished. Before we make a start on the history of this house, it may be useful to explain the title ‘Margrave’. It was the hereditary title of … Continue reading

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Fulham Pottery

Above: The remaining kiln standing beside New King’s Road. Fulham Pottery was founded in Fulham by John Dwight in 1672. From the earliest days, the pottery was a significant manufacturer of salt glaze pottery. The site is at the junction … Continue reading

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Fulham Palace Moat

Above: Looking along the line of the moat (which was excavated in 2011) with wild flowers and grasses now growing on the banks this year (in 2017). The stone moat bridge leading to Fulham Palace can also be seen. Note: … Continue reading

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Fulham Palace

Above: Gateway leading into the large Tudor courtyard. The buildings of Fulham Palace standing in extensive grounds are one of the hidden ‘gems’ of Inner London. Until the 1970s the palace its grounds were in use as the bishop’s palace and … Continue reading

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Fulham Overview

Above: View of Fulham across the Thames from Putney. Part of Putney Bridge is to the left and All Saints, Fulham, is the parish church. In spite of the labels on the Google map that show the name ‘Fulham’ at … Continue reading

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Hammersmith and Fulham, London Borough of

Above: Map of Inner London. The black lines show the original 28 Metropolitan Boroughs. In 1965 the two green ones were combined to form the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham. Until 1900 the name ‘London’ meant only one thing … Continue reading

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