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Earl's Court Farm (1867)

Earl’s Court Farm is pictured here as it was in 1867, before the opening of the underground station two years later.

There was no church or ancient nucleus in Earl’s Court, although a malthouse or brewhouse belonging to a Matthew Child had stood somewhere near the present No. 185 Earl’s Court Road in about 1683–1703. The Rocque map of 1741–6 shows little building in the locality. What it does show is three paths coming from the north-east and east, corresponding very roughly to Marloes Road and (still more roughly) Cromwell Road and the line of Harrington Road and Harrington Gardens.

These converged towards the manor house and farm of the manor of Earl’s Court on the other side of Earl’s Court Road and in doing so brought potential customers past a well-placed tavern, the White Hart, which since at least 1722 had stood back from but facing Earl’s Court Lane, in what is now Hogarth Road, slightly forward and west of No. 2. It survived, not much modernised until 1869.

It was one of the last areas of southern Kensington to be developed. The farm, under several generations of the Hutchins family, had been a very successful arable farm and market garden. Mr Alloway, a market gardener, took over in 1844 and can be seen here wearing a bowler hat with some of his workers including Mr Goddard and Mr Ives. The building in the background is the Manor House.

The image dates from the mid 1860s. Urban influences were creeping down the lane from Kensington High Street although the men in the picture seem unconcerned. The Manor House and the farm were demolished in the mid-1860s when the first Earls Court Station was built.

The last remnants of Earl’s Court Farm were removed in October 1878.

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Earl's Court

Earls Court is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Earls Court was once a rural area, covered with green fields and market gardens. For over 500 years the land, part of the ancient manor of Kensington, was under the lordship of the Vere family, the Earls of Oxford and descendants of Aubrey de Vere, who held the manor of Geoffrey de Montbray, bishop of Coutances, in Domesday Book in 1086. The earls held their manorial court where Old Manor Yard is now, just by the London Underground station.

The construction of the Metropolitan District Railway (MDR) station in 1865–69 was a catalyst for development. On 12 April 1869, the MDR (now the District Line) opened tracks through Earl’s Court as part of a south-westward extension from its station at Gloucester Road to West Brompton where the MDR opened an interchange with the West London Extension Joint Railway. In the quarter century afterwards, Earls Court was transformed into a densely populated suburb with 1200 houses and two churches. Eardley Crescent and Kempsford Gardens were built between 1867 and 1873, building began in Earls Court Square and Longridge Road in 1873, in Nevern Place in 1874, in Trebovir Road and Philbeach Gardens in 1876, and Nevern Square in 1880.

Following WWII a number of Polish immigrants settled in the Earls Court area leading to Earls Court Road being dubbed ’The Danzig Corridor’. During the late 1960s a large transient population of Australia and New Zealand travellers began to use Earls Court as a UK hub and over time it gained the name ’Kangaroo Valley’. It was at the time one of the cheapest areas close to central London, and up until the 1990s remained a somewhat down-at-heel district compared to its more upmarket neighbours to the North and East.

Today, while there are still significant numbers of students or other people on temporary visas, many of the Australians and New Zealanders appear to have moved on to now-cheaper areas further North and West.

The change in the area’s population is largely owed to rocketing property prices during the first decade of the 2000s and the continued gentrification of the area. The scale of change is illustrated by the economic divide between the eastern and western areas of Earls Court.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Blythe House:   Blythe House is a listed building located at 23 Blythe Road, West Kensington.
Cadby Hall:   Cadby Hall was a major office and factory complex in Hammersmith, London which was the headquarters of pioneering catering company Joseph Lyons and Co. for almost a century.
Coleherne House:   Coleherne House once stood on the corner of Brompton Lane (later Brompton Road) and Walnut Tree Lane (now Redcliffe Gardens).
Earl's Court:   Earls Court is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Earls Court Exhibition Centre:   Earls Court Exhibition Centre is an exhibition, conference and events venue in London that opened in 1937.
Eaves Housing for Women:   Eaves Housing for Women (Eaves) was a charitable company based in London.
Gloucester Road:   Gloucester Road: Where Rumpole of the Bailey hung his hat.
Heathrow Airport Central bus station:   Heathrow Airport Central bus station serves London Heathrow Airport.
Heathrow Airside Road Tunnel:   The Heathrow Airside Road Tunnel (ART) is a tunnel connecting the airside roads around Terminals 1, 2 and 3 to those around Terminal 5.
London Heathrow Terminal 1:   Heathrow Terminal 1 is a disused airport terminal at London Heathrow Airport that was in operation between 1968 to 2015.
St. George’s Interdenominational Chapel:   St George’s Interdenominational Chapel is a place of worship situated in Heathrow Airport.
West Brompton:   West Brompton is a Network Rail West London Line and London Overground and Underground (District Line) station in west London.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
An Omnibus Ride to Piccadilly Circus:   An Omnibus Ride to Piccadilly Circus, Mr Gladstone Travelling with Ordinary Passengers, 1885
London in 1457:   Goulston Street is a thoroughfare running north-south from Wentworth Street to Whitechapel High Street.
Stockwell station (1930):   Clapham Road in 1930, showing Stockwell station. Binfield Road runs off to the right.
White Conduit Street (1950s):   A line of children hold hands as they walk along the middle of White Conduit Street towards the junction with Chapel Market in Islington in the 1950s.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A232, CR9 · A3220, W11 · A3220, W12 · A4, SW1X · A4, W1J · A4020, UB9 · Addiscombe Road, CR9 · Alma Studios, W8 · Altyre Road, CR9 · Apple Tree Avenue, UB8 · Ashley Road, UB8 · Austin Waye, UB8 · Barkston Gardens, SW5 · Barncroft Close, UB8 · Bartram Close, UB8 · Beaconsfield Street, N1C · Beatrice Place, W8 · Bedford Park, CR9 · Billiter Street, EC3M · Bramble Close, UB8 · Bramham Gardens, SW5 · Bridge Road, UB8 · Brunel University Footway, UB10 · Bryden Cottages, UB8 · Bryony Close, UB8 · Bucks Avenue, WD1 · Bucks Avenue, WD19 · Burlington Arcade, W1J · Camden Walk, N1 · Canal Reach, N1C · Cedar Way, N1C · Cedar Way, NW1 · Chapel Lane, UB8 · Chapel Walk, CR0 · Chigwell Hill, E1W · Childs Place, SW5 · Chippendale Waye, UB8 · Church Alley, CR0 · Church Lane, UB8 · Church Road, UB8 · Church Street, CR0 · Church Street, CR9 · Civic Centre, UB8 · Clammas Way, UB8 · Clayton Way, UB8 · Cobden Close, UB8 · Coleherne Mews, SW10 · Coleherne Road, SW10 · Colham Roundabout, UB8 · College Road, CR0 · College Road, CR9 · Collingham Place, SW5 · Copper Street, E20 · Cornwall Gardens Walk, SW7 · Cowley Business Park, UB8 · Craig Drive, UB8 · Cromwell Road, SW5 · Cross Road, UB8 · Culvert Lane, UB8 · Daleham Drive, UB8 · Dalmally Road, CR9 · Dellfield Crescent, UB8 · Denham Lodge, UB9 · Derby Road, UB8 · Dickens Avenue, UB8 · Duke St Hill, SE1 · Duke Street Hill, SE1 · Eardley Crescent, SW5 · Eardley Cresent, SW5 · Earls Court Gardens, SW5 · Earls Court Road, SW5 · Earls Court Square, SW5 · Earl’s Court Road, SW5 · Empress Place, SW6 · Fairfield Road, CR9 · Fairfield Road, UB8 · Farnell Mews, SW5 · Farrier Close, UB8 · Farringdon Street, W1S · Fell Road, CR0 · Ferndale Crescent, UB8 · FP 587, CR9 · Freight Lane, N1C · Friends’ Road, CR9 · Galpin’s Road, CR9 · Gatting Way, UB8 · Gladstone Way, HA3 · Goods Way, N1C · Grainge’s Yard, UB8 · Handyside Street, N1 · Handyside Street, N1C · Harlington Road, UB8 · Haymarket, SW1Y · Hazeldean Road, CR9 · Heddon Street, W1S · Hesper Mews, SW5 · High Street, UB8 · Hilliards Road, UB8 · Hogarth Place, SW5 · Hogarth Road, SW5 · Horseshoe Drive, UB8 · Islington Green Camden Passage, N1 · Islington Green, N1 · Ivy Cottages, UB10 · Katharine Street, CR9 · Kempsford Gardens, SW5 · Kenway Road, SW5 · Kidderminster Road, CR0 · Kingston Lane, UB8 · Knaresborough Place, SW5 · Kramer Mews, SW5 · Lancaster Road, UB8 · Langham Mansions, SW5 · Langley Road, WD5 · Lansdowne Road, CR9 · Laverton Place, SW5 · Leathermarket Court, SE1P · Lees Road, UB8 · Lexham Gardens, SW5 · Lexham Gardens, W8 · Lexham Mews, W8 · Logan Place, W8 · London Orbital Motorway, GU23 · London Walk, E20 · Longbridge Way, UB8 · Longridge Road, SW5 · Lynch Close, UB8 · Lysander Road, CR9 · M25, GU23 · M4 J4b M25 J15, SL3 · Manor Waye, UB8 · Marloes Road, SW5 · Marlowe Way, CR9 · Mason’s Avenue, CR9 · Micawber Avenue, UB8 · Midas Industrial Estate, UB8 · Mill Avenue, UB8 · Mint Walk, CR0 · Mitcham Road, CR9 · Morocco Street, SE1 · Moys Close, CR9 · Nevern Place, SW5 · Nevern Road, SW5 · Nevern Square, SW5 · New Burlington Mews, W1B · New Windsor Street, UB8 · Nicholls Avenue, UB8 · Norfolk Road, UB8 · Normans Close, UB8 · Norris Street, SW1Y · North End Mall, CR0 · North End, CR0 · Northern Retail Lifeline, E20 · Nursery Waye, UB8 · OBS Lobby, E20 · Old Brompton Road, SW5 · Old Brompton Road, SW6 · Old Manor Yard, SW5 · Old Mill Lane, SL0 · Orange Street, SW1Y · Osborne Road, UB8 · Park Lane, CR9 · Pegasus Road, CR0 · Pembroke Villas, W8 · Pembroke Walk, W8 · Pennant Mews, W8 · Penywern Road, SW5 · Pield Heath Road, UB8 · Post Office Way, SW95 · Princes Way, CR0 · Pylon Way, CR9 · Queensway, CR9 · Radley Mews, W8 · Railway Approach, SE1 · Redcliffe Close, SW5 · Redcliffe Square, SW10 · Redfield Lane, SW5 · Regent’s Canal towpath, N1C · Riverside Way, UB8 · Robert Street, CR9 · Rockingham Parade, UB8 · Rockingham Road, UB8 · ROSEMARY CLOSE, UB8 · Sefton Way, UB8 · Shepherds Close, UB8 · Skate park, UB10 · Smith’s Yard, CR9 · Spear Mews, SW5 · St Martin Close, UB8 · Stable Street, N1C · Stafford Cross, CR9 · Station Approach, HP16 · Stratford Road, W8 · Sunningdale Gardens, W8 · Tachbrook Road, UB8 · Tavistock Road, CR9 · Temple Park, UB8 · Templeton Place, SW5 · The Broad Walk, KT8 · The Chimes Shopping Centre, UB8 · The Mansions, SW5 · The Meads, UB8 · The Parade, UB8 · The Penthouse Apartment Riverbank Point, UB8 · Trafalgar Square, WC2N · Trebouir Road, SW5 · Trebovir Road, SW5 · Vine Street, UB8 · Violet Avenue, UB8 · Waddon Marsh Way, CR9 · Waddon Way, CR9 · Walnut Close, HP16 · Warwick Road, SW5 · Weir Road, SW17 · Wellesley Grove, CR9 · Wellesley Road, CR0 · Wescott Way, UB8 · West Drayton Road, UB10 · West Drayton Road, UB4 · Westgate Terrace, SW10 · Wetherby Mansions, SW5 · Wetherby Mews, SW5 · Wickham Road, CR9 · Windsor Street, UB8 · Wisley Interchange, GU23 · Worcester Road, UB8 · Wyvern Way, UB8 ·


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