Lower Richmond Road, Richmond, Surrey

Road in/near Richmond

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Lower Richmond Road is a road in the TW9 postcode area



ADD A STORY TO LOWER RICHMOND ROAD
VIEW THE RICHMOND AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE RICHMOND AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE RICHMOND AREA IN THE 1830s
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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VIEW THE RICHMOND AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
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VIEW THE RICHMOND AREA IN THE 1900s
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Richmond

Richmond lies on a meander of the River Thames, with a view protected by a specific Act of Parliament.



Richmond was founded following Henry VII's building of Richmond Palace in the 16th century, from which the town derives its name. (The Palace itself was named after Henry's earldom of Richmond, North Yorkshire.) During this era the town and palace were particularly associated with Elizabeth I, who spent her last days here. During the 18th century Richmond Bridge was completed and many Georgian terraces were built, particularly around Richmond Green and on Richmond Hill. These remain well preserved and many have listed building architectural or heritage status. The opening of the railway station in 1846 was a significant event in the absorption of the town into a rapidly expanding London.

Richmond was formerly part of the ancient parish of Kingston upon Thames in the county of Surrey. In 1890 the town became a municipal borough, which was later extended to include Kew, Ham, Petersham and part of Mortlake (North Sheen). The municipal borough was abolished in 1965 when, as a result of local government reorganisation, Richmond was transferred from Surrey to Greater London.

Beyond the grounds of the old palace, Richmond remained mostly agricultural land until the 18th century. White Lodge, in the middle of what is now Richmond Park, was built as a hunting lodge for George II and during this period the number of large houses in their own grounds – such as Asgill House and Pembroke Lodge – increased significantly. These were followed by the building of further important houses including Downe House, Wick House and The Wick on Richmond Hill, as this area became an increasingly fashionable place to live. Richmond Bridge was completed in 1777 to replace a ferry crossing that connected Richmond town centre on the east bank with its neighbouring district of East Twickenham. Today, this, together with the well-preserved Georgian terraces that surround Richmond Green and line Richmond Hill to its crest, now has listed building status.

As Richmond continued to prosper and expand during the 19th century, much luxurious housing was built on the streets that line Richmond Hill, as well as shops in the town centre to serve the increasing population. In July 1892 the Corporation formed a joint-stock company, the Richmond (Surrey) Electric Light and Power Company, and this wired the town for electricity by around 1896.

The Richmond and West End Railway (R&WER) opened the first station at Richmond on 27 July 1846, as the terminus of its line from Clapham Junction, on a site to the south of the present through platforms, which later became a goods yard and where a multi-storey car park now stands. The Windsor, Staines and South Western Railway (WS&SWR) extended the line westward, resiting the station to the west side of The Quadrant, on the extended tracks and slightly west of the present through platforms. Both the R&WER and WS&SWR were subsidiary companies of the London and South Western Railway (L&SWR).

On 1 June 1877, the District Railway linked its then terminus at Hammersmith to the nearby L&SWR tracks east of the present Ravenscourt Park station. The District Railway began running trains over the L&SWR tracks to Richmond.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Azbuka Russian-English Bilingual School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Chiswick:   Chiswick: Cheese Farm.
Christ’s Church of England Comprehensive Secondary School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Deer Park School:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Falcons Preparatory School for Boys:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 13.
Grove Park:   
King’s House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 14.
Marble Hill Park:   
Marshgate Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Mortlake Hall Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Old Deer Park:   
Palewell Playing Fields:   
Petersham Meadows:   
Richmond:   Richmond lies on a meander of the River Thames, with a view protected by a specific Act of Parliament.
Richmond Bridge:   Richmond Bridge is the oldest surviving Thames bridge in London.
Richmond Green:   
Sheen Mount Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
St Mary Magdalen’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
The Green School for Boys:   Free schools (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
The Old Vicarage School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 10. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
The Vineyard School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Thomson House School:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Tower House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 13. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Unicorn School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Windham Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 4.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albany Passage, TW10 · Albert Road, TW10 · Alder Road, SW14 · Alexandra Road, SW14 · Alexandra Road, TW9 · Alton Road, TW9 · Arlington Close, TW1 · Arlington Court, TW1 · Arlington Road, TW1 · Arosa Road, TW1 · Audley Road, TW10 · Austin Close, TW1 · Aynescombe Path, SW14 · Bank Lane, SW14 · Bardolph Road, TW9 · Baronsfield Road, TW1 · Beatrice Road, TW10 · Beaufort Road, TW1 · Beaumont Avenue, TW9 · Beechcroft Road, SW14 · Beresford Avenue, TW1 · Berwyn Road, SW14 · Bexhill Road, SW14 · Boathouse Walk, TW9 · Bolton Road, W4 · Braid Court, W4 · Brewer’s Lane, TW9 · Bridge Street, TW9 · Broadhurst Close, TW10 · Bulls Alley, SW14 · Cambrian Road, TW10 · Cambridge Park Court, TW1 · Cambridge Park, TW1 · Cambridge Road, TW1 · Cardigan Road, TW10 · Carlton Road, SW14 · Carrington Road, TW9 · Castlegate, TW9 · Catherine Drive, TW9 · Cavendish Road, W4 · Cedar Heights, TW10 · Cedar Terrace, TW9 · Chertsey Court, SW14 · Chester Avenue, TW10 · Chestnut Avenue, SW14 · Chisholm Road, TW10 · Chislehurst Road, TW10 · Chiswick Bridge, SW14 · Chiswick Flyover, W4 · Chiswick Quay, W4 · Chiswick Staithe, W4 · Christchurch Road, SW14 · Church Avenue, SW14 · Church Path, SW14 · Church Road, TW9 · Clare Lawn Avenue, SW14 · Clarelawn Avenue, SW14 · Claremont Road, TW1 · Clevedon Road, TW1 · Clifford Avenue, SW14 · Clifford Avenue, TW9 · Colston Road, SW14 · Community Centre, TW1 · Connaught Avenue, SW14 · Court, SW14 · Coval Gardens, SW14 · Coval Lane, SW14 · Coval Passage, SW14 · Coval Road, SW14 · Cresswell Road, TW1 · Crofton Avenue, W4 · Crofton Terrace, TW9 · Cromwell Place, SW14 · Dan Mason Drive, SW13 · Dan Mason Drive, SW14 · Dan Mason Drive, W4 · Deanhill Road, SW14 · Dee Road, TW9 · Denbigh Gardens, TW10 · Denton Road, TW1 · Derby Road, SW14 · Devonshire Gardens, W4 · Dorchester Mews, TW1 · Drummonds Place, TW9 · Ducks Walk, TW1 · Duncan Road, TW9 · Dunstable Road, TW9 · Dynevor Road, TW10 · Earl Road, SW14 · East Sheen Avenue, SW14 · Eastbourne Gardens, SW14 · Ellerker Gardens, TW10 · Ellesmere Road, TW1 · Elm Road, SW14 · Enmore Gardens, SW14 · Ennerdale Road, TW9 · Eton Street, TW9 · Evelyn Gardens, TW9 · Evelyn Road, TW9 · Eversfield Road, TW9 · Fair Views, TW1 · Fairlawns, E4 · Fairlawns, TW1 · Farrer Court, TW1 · Ferry Lane, TW9 · Fife Road, SW14 · Firs Avenue, SW14 · Fitzgerald Road, SW14 · Fitzroy Crescent, W4 · Fitzwilliam Avenue, TW9 · Floyer Close, TW10 · Friars Lane, TW9 · Friars Stile Road, TW10 · Gainsborough Road, TW9 · George Street, TW9 · Gibson Mews, TW1 · Gilpin Avenue, SW14 · Glendower Road, SW14 · Gordon Road, TW9 · Graemesdyke Avenue, SW14 · Grand Parade, SW14 · Grena Gardens, TW9 · Grena Road, TW9 · Greville Road, TW10 · Grosvenor Avenue, TW10 · Grove Park Bridge, W4 · Grove Park Gardens, W4 · Grove Park Mews, W4 · Grove Park Road, W4 · Grove Road, TW10 · Hanson Close, SW14 · Hartington Road, W4 · Haversham Close, TW1 · Hill Street, TW9 · Hobart Place, TW10 · Holmesdale Avenue, SW14 · Hood Avenue, SW14 · Houblon Road, TW10 · Huntingdon Gardens, W4 · Ibis Lane, W4 · Jocelyn Road, TW9 · Kelvin Drive, TW1 · Kew Foot Road, TW9 · Kew Road, TW9 · King George Square, TW10 · King Street, TW9 · Kings Road, SW14 · Kings Road, TW1 · Kingsway, SW14 · Kinnaird Avenue, W4 · Lancaster Cottages, TW10 · Lancaster Park, TW10 · Langdon Place, SW14 · Larches Avenue, SW14 · Larkfield Road, TW9 · Lawford Road, W4 · Leinster Avenue, SW14 · Lewin Road, SW14 · Lichfield Gardens, TW9 · Lion Gate Gardens, TW9 · Longfield Drive, SW14 · Lower Grove Road, TW10 · Lower Mortlake Road, TW9 · Lower Richmond Road, SW14 · Lower Richmond Road, TW9 · Manor Gardens, TW9 · Manor Park, TW9 · Manor Road, TW9 · Marchmont Road, TW10 · Marlborough Road, TW10 · Martindale, SW14 · Meadowside, TW1 · Michels Row, TW9 · Milton Road, SW14 · Model Cottages, SW14 · Monroe Drive, SW14 · Montague Road, TW10 · Montpelier Row, TW1 · Moore Close, SW14 · Morley Road, TW1 · Mortlake High Street, SW14 · Mortlake Road, SW14 · Mortlake Road, TW9 · Mortlake Station Passage, SW14 · Mortlake, SW14 · Mount Ararat Road, TW10 · Mullins Path, SW14 · Nightingale Lane, TW10 · North Worple Way, SW14 · Oaklands Road, SW14 · Observatory Road, SW14 · Old Deer Park Gardens, TW9 · Old Palace Lane, TW9 · Old Palace Yard, TW9 · Onslow Avenue, TW10 · Onslow Road, TW10 · Ormonde Road, SW14 · Oxenhouse Lane, TW9 · Pagoda Avenue, TW9 · Pagoda Vista, TW9 · Palewell Common Drive, SW14 · Palewell Park, SW14 · Palmers Road, SW14 · Palmerston Road, SW14 · Paradise Road, TW9 · Park Avenue, SW14 · Park Drive, SW14 · Park Hill, TW10 · Park House Gardens, TW1 · Park Road, TW1 · Park Road, TW10 · Parkgate Gardens, SW14 · Parklands Close, SW14 · Parkshot, TW9 · Parkway House, SW14 · Parliament Mews, SW14 · Patten Alley, TW10 · Paynesfield Avenue, SW14 · Peldon Court, TW9 · Pembroke Villas, TW9 · Penrhyn Crescent, SW14 · Percival Road, SW14 · Petersham Road, TW10 · Poplar Court Parade, TW1 · Portland Terrace, TW9 · Portman Avenue, SW14 · Powers Court, TW1 · Preston Place, TW10 · Priory Road, TW9 · Pyrland Road, TW10 · Queens Court, TW10 · Queens Crescent, TW10 · Queen’s Ride, TW10 · Raleigh Road, TW9 · Ravensbourne Road, TW1 · Red Lion Street, TW9 · Reid Court, SW14 · Retreat Road, TW9 · Rhizotron, TW9 · Richmond Bridge Mansions, TW1 · Richmond Hill, TW10 · Richmond Park Road, SW14 · Ripley Gardens, SW14 · Riverdale Gardens, TW1 · Riverdale Road, TW1 · Riverside, TW9 · Rock Avenue, SW14 · Rosedale Road, TW9 · Rosemary Gardens, SW14 · Rosemary Terrace, SW14 · Rosemont Road, TW10 · Rosslyn Road, TW1 · Royston Road, TW10 · Russell Kerr Close, W4 · Ryde Place, TW1 · Saint Leonards Road, SW14 · Salisbury Road, TW9 · Sandycombe Road, TW9 · Sandycoombe Road, TW1 · Selwyn Avenue, TW9 · Shaftesbury Road, TW9 · Shalstone Road, SW14 · Sheen Gate Gardens, SW14 · Sheen Lane Centre, SW14 · Sheen Lane, SW14 · Sheen Park, TW9 · Sheen Road, TW9 · Ship Lane, SW14 · Shrewsbury Avenue, SW14 · Somerton Avenue, SW14 · South Worple Way, SW14 · Spencer Road, W4 · Spring Grove Road, TW10 · St George’s Road, TW9 · St Johns Grove, TW9 · St Johns Road, TW9 · St Leonards Road, SW14 · St Stephens Passage, TW1 · St. Leonards Road, SW14 · St. Mary’s Grove, TW9 · St. Paul’s Road, TW9 · Stanley Road, SW14 · Stanmore Gardens, TW9 · Stanmore Road, TW9 · Station Approach Road, W4 · Station Gardens, W4 · Staveley Road, W4 · Stonehill Close, SW14 · Stonehill Road, SW14 · Sunbury Avenue Passage, SW14 · Sunbury Avenue, SW14 · Sydney Road, TW9 · Temple Road, TW9 · Temple Sheen Road, SW14 · Temple Sheen, SW14 · Temple Shen Road, SW14 · Templesheen Road, SW14 · Terrace Lane, TW10 · Terrace Walk, TW10 · Tersha Street, TW9 · Thames Bank, SW14 · Thames Path, SW14 · Thames Path, TW10 · Thames Village, W4 · Thamesside Centre, TW9 · The Avenue, TW9 · The Barons, TW1 · The Byeway, SW14 · The Green, TW9 · The Hermitage, TW10 · The Lindens, W4 · The Mall, SW14 · The Quadrant, TW9 · The Tamsin Trail, SW14 · The Vineyard, TW10 · The Wardrobe, TW9 · The Willoughbys, SW14 · Thornton Road, SW14 · Tinderbox Alley, SW14 · Tower Rise, TW9 · Townshend Road, TW9 · Townshend Terrace, TW9 · Trehern Road, SW14 · Twickenham Bridge, TW9 · Twickenham Road, TW7 · Twickenham Road, TW9 · Uplands Close, SW14 · Upper Richmond Road West, SW14 · Upper Richmond Road West, TW10 · Vernon Road, SW14 · Vicarage Road, SW14 · Victoria Place, TW9 · Victoria Road, SW14 · Vineyard Path, SW14 · Waldeck Road, SW14 · Wallorton Gardens, SW14 · Walpole Avenue, TW9 · Warming Close, E5 · Warren Avenue, SW14 · Water Lane, TW9 · Watney Road, SW14 · Well Lane, SW14 · West Sheen Vale, TW9 · West Temple Sheen, SW14 · Westhay Gardens, SW14 · Whittaker Avenue, TW9 · Williams Lane, SW14 · Willoughby Road, TW1 · Wilmington Avenue, W4 · Windham Road, TW9 · Windrush Close, W4 · Windsor Road, TW9 · Winter Box Walk, TW10 · Winter Box Walk, TW9 · Worple Street, SW14 · Wrights Walk, SW14 · Xstrata Treetop Walkway, TW9 · York Avenue, SW14 · York Road, TW10 ·
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John Rocque Map of Richmond (1762)
John Rocque (c. 1709–1762) was a surveyor, cartographer, engraver, map-seller and the son of Huguenot émigrés. Roque is now mainly remembered for his maps of London. This map dates from the second edition produced in 1762. London and his other maps brought him an appointment as cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. His widow continued the business after his death. The map covers an area much larger than Richmond itself, stretching out to Hounslow, Chiswick and Roehampton.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
London Transport

The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
London Transport

Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
Ordnance Survey colour map of the environs of London 1:10,560 scale
Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Outer London shown in red, City of London in yellow. Relief shown by hachures.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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