5 BRENTFORD, OLD (C.d.)
(O.S. 6 in. (a)XX, N.E. (b)XXI, N.W.)
Old Brentford is a parish forming part of the
borough of Chiswick and Brentford and adjoining
Chiswick on the W.
The following monuments, unless otherwise described, are of late 17th or early 18th-century date and
of two storeys. The walls are of brick and the roofs
are tile or slate-covered. Some of the buildings have
Condition—Good or fairly good, unless noted.
a(1) Ferry House, near the river and N. of Brentford
Dock, is of three storeys with cellars. The windows
are square-headed and there are brick bands between
the storeys and a wooden eaves-cornice. The interior
has been entirely modernised.
a(2) House, with shop, No. 61 on the S. side of High
Street, 120 yards W.N.W. of (1), has a band between
the storeys and a modillioned eaves-cornice.
a(3) House, Nos. 62 and 63, immediately W. of (2),
has been refronted.
a(4) House with shop, No. 65, 5 yards W. of (3),
retains its modillioned eaves-cornice.
a(5) House with shop, No. 46 High Street, 150 yards
N.N.E. of (1).
a(6) House, No. 43, 20 yards E.N.E. of (5), has been
refronted in the 18th century.
b(7) House, two tenements and shops, Nos. 400–401
on the N. side of High Street 400 yards W. of Kew
Bridge, has been much altered.
b(8) House, two tenements and shops, Nos. 332–3,
500 yards W.S.W. of (7), has an eaves-cornice.
b(9) House, with shop, No. 331 immediately W. of (8),
is of three storeys and has an 18th-century front.
b(10) Range of three tenements, Nos. 7–9 on the S.
side of Walnut Tree Road 60 yards N.N.W. of (9).
a(11) Grove House, now N., Middle and S. Grove, on
the E. side of Ealing Road, 1,000 yards N. of (1), has
been extensively altered but retains parts of its eaves-cornice. Inside the building is an original staircase
with turned balusters, and close strings.
a(12) House, No. 71 on the E. side of Boston Road
nearly 1¼ m. W. of Kew Bridge, has a brick band
between the storeys and the windows have flush
frames. The S. part of the house is slightly earlier in
date than the N. part.