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Porteus Road is a road in the W2 postcode area
Fountains Abbey The Fountains Abbey was opened in 1824 and quickly became a popular meeting place for locals. Hyett's hand-drawn 1807 map William Hyett produced an amazingly accurate map of the London countryside in 1807, using just pen and paper. Paddington The first underground railway station in the world ran from Paddington - opened as Paddington (Bishop's Road) by the Metropolitan Railway on 10 January 1863 as the terminus of the company's route from Farringdon. Red Lion Bridge Harrow Road once spanned the River Westbourne at this point. Harrow Road, W2 Harrow Road is one of the main arterial roads of London, leading northwest out of the capital. Orsett Terrace, W2 Orsett Terrace combined with Orsett Place to form one street in Paddington. Paddington Green, W2 Paddington Green is a surviving fragment of the original rural fabric of the area. Praed Street, W2 Praed Street was named after William Praed, chairman of the company which built the canal basin which lies just to its north. Westway, W2 At its opening, Westway was the largest continuous concrete structure in Britain.
Little Venice is a picturesque area situated around the Regent's Canal in the Paddington area.
Known for its canals and moored boats, it is the home of many famous people. Much of the property in the area terraced mansions and town houses. Little Venice has two waterways: the Grand Union Canal and the Regent's Canal, which meet in a large, picturesque pool, Browning's Pool, which forms the focus of the area.