Foscote Mews, W9

Road which has existed since the nineteenth century or before

 HOME  ARTICLE  MAP  FULLSCREEN  STREETS  RECENT  BLOG  HELP  CONTACT 
Click here to log in on Facebook Advanced
MAPPING YEAR:1750180018301860190019302018Fullscreen map
Road · Maida Hill · W9 ·
FEBRUARY
13
2018


This is a street in the W9 postcode area



ADD A STORY TO FOSCOTE MEWS

Do you come from Foscote Mews, W9, or know it well? Tell your story here.
Ensure that contributions are kept civilised and are not abusive.
We store your comment's IP address and reserve the right to apply bans where community standards are violated.
Please enter your name:
Enter the information you wish to add to Foscote Mews, W9:
Please prove that you are a human by typing the text that you see in the picture below.
CAPTCHA Image
Refresh Image
You can completely dispense with this CAPTCHA palava by logging onto our Facebook app.
Contribution type:
 

If you authorise our The Undeground Map Facebook app by clicking the Facebook logo at the top right of the screen, you can add stories, photos and more to this location.
Note that the Undeground Map Facebook app does not post to Facebook on your behalf.
IleanaSat
IleanaSat   
Added: 10 Feb 2018 02:24 GMT   
Expires: 12 Mar 2018 02:24 GMT   
IP: 146.185.223.173
3:1:81726
Post by IleanaSat: Tavistock Crescent, W11

Spring Hill Wild Harvested Acai Softgels Lemon Allergy Symptoms Anaphylactic Shock Valtrex With Credit Card Order Diuretics Generic Lasix. Imodium inflammatory bowel disease. Treatment ucsf trigeminal diarrhea Crestor 75 Mg Tablets Singulair And Zyrtec Together Allergy Symptoms Sweat Albuterol . Simvastatin No Prescription Achat Zocor Allergy Free Kitten Adoption . Viagra Requirements National Erectile Dysfunction Treatments Amoxicillin 500 Mg Side Effects How Do You Take Lexapro South African Alli Diet 57 Drospirenone Ethinyl Estradiol For The Record Raw Carrot Allergy
Mary Harris
Mary Harris   
Added: 19 Dec 2017 17:12 GMT   
Expires: 3 Feb 2271 10:02 GMT   
IP: 217.63.194.106
3:2:81726
Post by Mary Harris: 31 Princedale Road, W11

John and I were married in 1960 and we bought, or rather acquired a mortgage on 31 Princedale Road in 1961 for £5,760 plus another two thousand for updating plumbing and wiring, and installing central heating, a condition of our mortgage. It was the top of what we could afford.

We chose the neighbourhood by putting a compass point on John’s office in the City and drawing a reasonable travelling circle round it because we didn’t want him to commute. I had recently returned from university in Nigeria, where I was the only white undergraduate and where I had read a lot of African history in addition to the subject I was studying, and John was still recovering from being a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese in the Far East in WW2. This is why we rejected advice from all sorts of people not to move into an area where there had so recently bee

Message truncated Show whole message
Maria Russ
Maria Russ   
Added: 7 Dec 2017 09:46 GMT   
Expires: 3 Feb 2271 10:02 GMT   
IP: 47.72.255.177
3:3:81726
Post by Maria Russ: Middle Row Bus Garage

My mum worked as a Clippie out from Middle Row Bus Garage and was conductress to George Marsh Driver. They travel the City and out to Ruislip and Acton duiring the 1950’s and 1960’s. We moved to Langley and she joined Windsor Bus Garage and was on the Greenline buses after that. It was a real family of workers from Middle Row and it formed a part of my early years in London. I now live in New Zealand, but have happy memories of the early years of London Transport and Middle Row Garage.
Still have mum’s bus badge.

Happy times they were.
Julia elsdon
Julia elsdon   
Added: 22 Nov 2017 18:19 GMT   
Expires: 3 Feb 2271 10:02 GMT   
IP: 87.112.95.228
3:4:81726
Post by Julia elsdon: Shirland Mews, W9

I didn’t come from Shirland Mews, but stayed there when my father was visiting friends, sometime in the mid to late forties. As I was only a very young child I don’t remember too much. I seem to think there were the old stables or garages with the living accommodation above. My Mother came from Malvern Road which I think was near Shirland Mews. I remember a little old shop which had a "milk cow outside". So I was told, it was attached to the front of the shop and you put some money in and the milk would be dispensed into your container. Not too sure if it was still in use then. Just wonder if anyone else remembers it.yz5
David Jones-Parry
David Jones-Parry   
Added: 3 Oct 2017 13:29 GMT   
Expires: 3 Feb 2271 10:02 GMT   
IP: 81.156.41.30
3:5:81726
Post by David Jones-Parry: Tavistock Crescent, W11

I was born n bred at 25 Mc Gregor Rd in 1938 and lived there until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957. It was a very interesting time what with air raid shelters,bombed houses,water tanks all sorts of areas for little boys to collect scrap and sell them on.no questions asked.A very happy boyhood ,from there we could visit most areas of London by bus and tube and we did.
David Jones-Parry
David Jones-Parry   
Added: 7 Sep 2017 12:13 GMT   
Expires: 3 Feb 2271 10:02 GMT   
IP: 86.152.78.135
3:6:81726
Post by David Jones-Parry: Mcgregor Road, W11

I lived at 25 Mc Gregor Rd from 1938 my birth until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957.Our house sided onto Ridgeways Laundry All Saints Rd. I had a happy boyhood living there
Brenda Jackson
Brenda Jackson   
Added: 13 Aug 2017 21:39 GMT   
Expires: 3 Feb 2271 10:02 GMT   
IP: 94.13.78.193
3:7:81726
Post by Brenda Jackson: Granville Road, NW6

My Gt Gt grandparents lived at 83 Pembroke Road before it became Granville Road, They were married in 1874, John Tarrant and Maryann Tarrant nee Williamson.
Her brother George Samuel Williamson lived at 95 Pembroke Road with his fwife Emily and children in the 1881 Census

Apparently the extended family also lived for many years in Alpha Place, Canterbury Road, Peel Road,
Alec donaldson
Alec donaldson   
Added: 31 Jul 2017 18:02 GMT   
Expires: 3 Feb 2271 10:02 GMT   
IP: 86.171.222.102
3:8:81726
Post by Alec donaldson: North Wharf Road, W2

Was there a Wellington street there
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 26 Feb 2018 02:00 GMT   
Expires: 12 Mar 2018 02:00 GMT   
IP:
4:9:81726
Post by LDNnews: Royal Oak
Greenwich murder charges: Three to appear in court
The men, all in their 20s, are accused of killing Jozef Boci, 30, who died on Friday.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43188701
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 25 Feb 2018 09:20 GMT   
Expires: 11 Mar 2018 09:20 GMT   
IP:
4:10:81726
Post by LDNnews: Bayswater
Coventry crash: Two charged over deaths of young brothers Casper and Corey Platt-May, aged two and six
A man and a woman have been charged over the deaths of two young brothers following a crash in Coventry.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/coventry-crash-two-charged-over-deaths-of-young-brothers-casper-and-corey-plattmay-aged-two-and-six-a3774856.html
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 25 Feb 2018 09:00 GMT   
Expires: 11 Mar 2018 09:00 GMT   
IP:
4:11:81726
Post by LDNnews: St Johns Wood
DC Comics exhibition comes to 02 Arena in London
Rare props and costumes from superhero films are on show until September.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43183103
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 25 Feb 2018 01:20 GMT   
Expires: 11 Mar 2018 01:20 GMT   
IP:
4:12:81726
Post by LDNnews: Royal Oak
Julian Assange negotiations: Ecuador blames UK as talks break down
Julian Assange negotiations: Ecuador blames UK as talks break down

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2018/feb/24/julian-assange-ecuador-blames-uk-talks-break-down
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 24 Feb 2018 09:00 GMT   
Expires: 10 Mar 2018 09:00 GMT   
IP:
4:13:81726
Post by LDNnews: Bayswater
Brexit latest: Donald Tusk slams fresh UK plans as 'pure illusion'
The UK's latest plans for Brexit, thrashed out this week by key Cabinet ministers, are "pure illusion", Donald Tusk has claimed.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/donald-tusk-slams-uk-brexit-plans-as-pure-illusion-a3774801.html
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 24 Feb 2018 08:00 GMT   
Expires: 10 Mar 2018 08:00 GMT   
IP:
4:14:81726
Post by LDNnews: St Johns Wood
Louella Michie Bestival death: Man charged with manslaughter
Louella Fletcher-Michie was found dead in woods on the edge of the festival site at Lulworth Castle.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-dorset-43174155
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 24 Feb 2018 01:20 GMT   
Expires: 10 Mar 2018 01:20 GMT   
IP:
4:15:81726
Post by LDNnews: Royal Oak
Stonewall withdraws from Pride in London over ’lack of diversity’
Stonewall withdraws from Pride in London over ’lack of diversity’

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/23/stonewall-withdraws-from-pride-in-london-diversity-uk-black-pride
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 23 Feb 2018 09:00 GMT   
Expires: 9 Mar 2018 09:00 GMT   
IP:
4:16:81726
Post by LDNnews: Bayswater
Deliveroo is giving away 5,000 cupcakes
To celebrate their 5th birthday, food delivery mecca Deliveroo is giving away 5,000 cupcakes to us wonderful lot in London town.

https://www.standard.co.uk/go/london/restaurants/deliveroo-is-giving-away-5000-cupcakes-a3773161.html
VIEW THE MAIDA HILL AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
Outside these bounds, the 1750 map does not display.

VIEW THE MAIDA HILL AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
Outside these bounds, the 1800 map does not display.

VIEW THE MAIDA HILL AREA IN THE 1830s
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
Outside these bounds, the 1830 map does not display.

VIEW THE MAIDA HILL AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
Outside these bounds, the 1860 map does not display.

VIEW THE MAIDA HILL AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

 Edit the text
As the curator of this location, edit the text here.
...and since this is a street, we want to know its history!
 Upload an image
You can add an image to this location if you are logged into our Facebook app.
 Add new information to this location
You can add text to this location if you are logged into our Facebook app.
 
 Log on via Facebook
You can use a Facebook id to add material to this website.

Maida Hill

Maida Hill's name derives from the Hero of Maida inn which used to be on Edgware Road near the Regent's Canal.

The pub was named after General Sir John Stuart who was made Count of Maida by King Ferdinand IV of Naples and Sicily after the victory at the Battle of Maida in 1806. Previously the fields here had been the highest part of Paddington at 120 feet above sea level and called "Hill House Fields".

By 1810 the locality was being marked as ‘Maida’ on maps. The Maida Hill tunnel, begun in 1812, was the first canal tunnel to be built in London and is the second longest. Its route had to be altered to avoid the Portman estate, which had refused passage through its property.

The part of Edgware Road immediately north of the Regent’s Canal was subsequently called Maida Hill, and later Maida Hill East, while modern Little Venice was formerly Maida Hill West. The whole name then migrated west and renamed an area previously known as St Peter’s Park.

Modern Maida Hill is bounded to the north and east by Shirland Road, in the west by Walterton Road with the Regent's Canal to the south.

The name had fallen out of use but, in the mid 2000s, the 414 bus route revived the name as its destination on Shirland Road. Then a new street market on the Piazza at the junction of Elgin Avenue and Harrow Road deened itself in Maida Hill.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Bridge House:   Canal side house in Westbourne Park
Corner of Kilburn Park Road and Shirland Road:   Kilburn Park Road and Shirland Road meet at a junction in the north of Maida Vale.
Desborough Lodge:   Desborough Lodge was a house which was one of five grand houses in the village of Westbourne Green.
Maida Hill:   Maida Hill's name derives from the Hero of Maida inn which used to be on Edgware Road near the Regent's Canal.
Spotted Dog:   The Spotted Dog public house was one of the earliest buildings in Westbourne Green.
St Mary’s Harrow Road:   St Mary’s Harrow Road was built as the infirmary for the Paddington Workhouse.
The Prince of Wales Cinema:   The Prince of Wales Cinema was located at 331 Harrow Road.
The Windsor Castle:   The Windsor Castle dates from the 1820s but its main incarnation was as a classic Victorian public house, seminal in 1970s musical history.
Westbourne Farm:   An old farm with a theatrical connection.
Westbourne House:   Two hundred years ago, the biggest house hereabouts...
Westbourne Manor:   The Manor of Westbourne
Weston’s Cider House:   In 1930 Weston’s opened their first and only cider mill on the Harrow Road.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abinger Mews, W9 · Admiral Walk, W9 · Aldsworth Close, W9 · Alfred Road, W2 · Amberley Road, W9 · Barnard Lodge, W9 · Burlington Close, W9 · Celbridge Mews, W2 · Chippenham Mews, W9 · Chippenham Road, W9 · Cirencester Street, W2 · Delaware Road, W9 · Downfield Close, W9 · Edbrooke Road, W9 · Elgin Avenue, W9 · Elmfield Way, W9 · Elsie Lane Court, W2 · Foscote Mews, W9 · Gaydon House, W2 · Godson Yard, NW6 · Goldney Road, W9 · Great Western Studios, W9 · Grittleton Road, W9 · Harrow Road, W9 · Hermes Close, W9 · Hunter Lodge, W9 · Lanhill Road, W9 · Lauderdale Parade, W9 · Lister Lodge, W9 · Marylands Road, W9 · Oakington Road, W9 · Princethorpe House, W2 · Rowington Close, W2 · Saint Stephen’s Gardens, W2 · Senior Street, W2 · Sevington Street, W9 · Shirland Road, W9 · St Stephens Gardens, W2 · St Stephens Mews, W2 · St Stephen’s Gardens, W2 · Surrendale Place, W9 · Thorngate Road, W9 · Torquay Street, W2 · Westbourne Park Road, W2 · Westbourne Park Villas, W2 · Western Mews, W9 · Widley Road, W9 · Windsor Gardens, W9 · Woodchester Square, W2 · Woodfield Crescent, W9 · Woodfield Place, W9 · Woodfield Road, W9 · Wymering Mansions, W9 · Wymering Road, W9 ·


USING THIS MATERIAL IN OTHER ARTICLES

Print-friendly version of this page

What is Foscote Mews, W9 like as a place to live?

Data from placeilive.com/

Links

Westbourne Park
Facebook Page
Royal Oak
Facebook Page
Bayswater
Facebook Page
Maida Vale
Facebook Page
Warwick Avenue
Facebook Page
Queen’s Park
Facebook Page
The Notting Hill & North Kensington Photo Archive
Facebook group
Born in W10
Facebook group
Hidden London
Histor­ically inclined look at the capital’s obscure attractions
Londonist
All-encompassing website
British History Online
Digital library of key printed primary and secondary sources.
Time Out
Listings magazine

Maps


Inner West London (1932) FREE DOWNLOAD
1930s map covering East Acton, Holland Park, Kensington, Notting Hill, Olympia, Shepherds Bush and Westbourne Park,
George Philip & Son, Ltd./London Geographical Society, 1932

Central London, north west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, north west.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

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)
1 


COPYRIGHT TERMS:
Unless a source is explicitedly stated, text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. Articles may be a remixes of various Wikipedia articles plus work by the website authors - original Wikipedia source can generally be accessed under the same name as the main title. This does not affect its Creative Commons attribution.

Maps upon this website are in the public domain because they are mechanical scans of public domain originals, or - from the available evidence - are so similar to such a scan or photocopy that no copyright protection can be expected to arise. The originals themselves are in public domain for the following reason:
Public domain Maps used are in the public domain in the United States, and those countries with a copyright term of life of the author plus 100 years or less.
This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighbouring rights.

This tag is designed for use where there may be a need to assert that any enhancements (eg brightness, contrast, colour-matching, sharpening) are in themselves insufficiently creative to generate a new copyright. It can be used where it is unknown whether any enhancements have been made, as well as when the enhancements are clear but insufficient. For usage, see Commons:When to use the PD-scan tag.