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Kew Green is a large open space owned by the Crown Estate and extending to about thirty acres.

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The northern, eastern and southwestern sides of the Green are largely residential with some pubs, restaurants, and the Herbarium Library. To the north of the Green is Kew Bridge and the South Circular Road leading from the bridge runs across the Green, dividing it into a large western part and a smaller eastern part.

At the south end is St Anne’s Church and at the west end of the Green is Elizabeth Gate, one of the two main entrances into Kew Gardens.

A large triangular space, Kew Green is mentioned in a Parliamentary Survey of Richmond taken in 1649. Kew Green became notable as a venue for cricket in the 1730s and a parcel of land at the edge of the Green was enclosed by George IV in the 1820s.

Near the northeast corner of Kew Green is Kew Pond, originally thought to have been fed from a creek of the tidal Thames. During high tides, sluice gates are opened to allow river water to fill the pond via an underground channel.


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THE STREETS OF KEW GREEN
-13, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
20, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
24, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
51, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
62, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
63, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
75, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
82, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
85, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
Atwood Avenue, TW9 Atwood Avenue is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Barker Close, TW9 Barker Close is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Beechwood Avenue, TW9 Beechwood Avenue is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Bessant Drive, TW9 Bessant Drive is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Birchgrove House, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
Bolton Road, W4 The Cavendish family, local landowner, owned a lot of property in Yorkshire - Bolton Abbey near Harrogate being one.
Braid Court, W4 Braid Court is a street in Chiswick.
Brick Farm Close, TW9 Brick Farm Close is a road in the TW9 postcode area
British Grove South, W4 British Grove South is a road in the W4 postcode area
Brooks Mews, W1 Brooks Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1 postal area.
Brooks Road, W4 Brooks Road is a street in Chiswick.
Brotherstone Walk, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
Burlington Lane, W4 Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington was the builder of Chiswick House - its park adjacent to the road.
Burnaby Crescent, W4 Burnaby Crescent is a road in the W4 postcode area
Burnaby Cresent, W4 Burnaby Cresent commemorates Colonel Burnaby who was killed in the Battle of Abu Klea in the early 1880s.
Burnaby Gardens, W4 Colonel Frederick Burnaby of the British Army died in the Sudan in 1885.
Bush Road, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
Bushwood Road, TW9 Bushwood Road is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Cambridge Road South, W4 Cambridge Road South is a street in
Cambridge Road, TW9 Cambridge Road is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Carmel Way, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
Cavendish Road, W4 Cavendish Road is named after the Duke of Devonshire.
Chara Place, W4 Chara Place is a road in the W4 postcode area
Chatsworth Road, W4 Chatsworth Road is named after property owner by the Duke of Devonshire, the main local landowner.
Chelwood Gardens, TW9 Chelwood Gardens is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Chesterfield Road, W4 Chesterfield Road is named after the town in Derbyshire, largely owned by landowners the Dukes of Devonshire.
Chiswick Flyover, W4 Chiswick Flyover is a road in the W4 postcode area
Chiswick Quay, W4 Chiswick Quay is a street in Chiswick.
Chiswick Roundabout, W4 Chiswick Roundabout is a street in Chiswick.
Chiswick Staithe, W4 Chiswick Staithe is a street in Chiswick.
Chiswick Village, W4 Chiswick Village is a street in Chiswick.
Churton Place, W4 Churton Place is a street in Chiswick.
Compton Crescent, W4 Compton Crescent is a road in the W4 postcode area
Compton Cresent, W4 W J Compton bought Sutton Court in 1887; Compton Crescent is on the site of the demolished house.
Courtlands Avenue, TW9 Courtlands Avenue is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Dean’s Lane, W4 Dean’s Lane is a road in the W4 postcode area
Defoe Avenue, TW9 Defoe Avenue is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Devonshire Gardens, W4 Devonshire Gardens is a street in Chiswick.
Eastbourne Road, W4 Eastbourne, the seaside resort, was largely developed by the Dukes of Devonshire who owned this area too.
Elmwood Road, W4 Elmwood Road is a street in Chiswick.
Ernest Gardens, W4 Ernest Gardens is a road in the W4 postcode area
Fabyc House, TW9 A street within the postcode
Falcon Close, W4 Falcon Close is a street in Chiswick.
Fauconberg Road, W4 Thomas Belasyse, 1st Earl of Fauconberg lived at Sutton Court, a former house that stood at the east end of the road.
Florence Gardens, W4 Florence Gardens lies near to Nightingale Close.
Forest Road, TW9 Forest Road is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Garden Court, TW9 A street within the postcode
Gloucester Road, TW9 Gloucester Road is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Gordon Court, W4 Gordon Court is a street in Chiswick.
Gordon Road, W4 Gordon Road is a named just after General Gordon was under siege at Khartoum in 1884.
Great West Road, W4 Great West Road is a street in Chiswick.
Greenlink Walk, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
Grove Park Bridge, W4 Grove Park Bridge is a road in the W4 postcode area
Grove Park Gardens, W4 Grove Park Gardens is a street in Chiswick.
Grove Park Mews, W4 Grove Park Mews is a street in Chiswick.
Grove Park Road, W4 Grove Park Road is derived from Grove House which stood on the site.
Grove Park Terrace, W4 Grove Park Terrace is a street in Chiswick.
Hanover Close, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
Hartington Road, W4 Hartington Road is a street in Chiswick.
Haverfield Gardens, TW9 Haverfield Gardens is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Hazledene Road, W4 Hazledene Road is a street in Chiswick.
Hearne Road, W4 Thomas Hearne was the developer of Hearne Road and the surrounding areas.
Heathfield Terrace, W4 Heathfield Terrace is a street in Chiswick.
Herbert Gardens, W4 Herbert Gardens is a street in Chiswick.
High Park Avenue, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
High Park Road, TW9 High Park Road is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Ibis Lane, W4 Ibis Lane is a road in the W4 postcode area
International House, TW8 A street within the TW8 postcode
Kelsall Mews, TW9 Kelsall Mews is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Kenmore Close, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
Kent Road, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
Kew Bridge Arches, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
Kew Bridge Court, TW8 Kew Bridge Court is a road in the TW8 postcode area
Kew Bridge, TW9 Kew Bridge is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Kew Green, TW9 Kew Green is the road around the perimeter of the green of the same name.
Kew Meadow Path, TW9 Kew Meadow Path is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Kinnaird Avenue, W4 Kinnaird Avenue is named after Lord Kinnaird.
Kreisel Walk, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
Lawford Road, W4 Lawford Road is named after a curate.
Levett Square, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
Loraine Road, W4 Loraine Road is named for the Vicar of St Paul’s.
Magnolia Road, W4 Magnolia Road is a street in Chiswick.
Maze Road, TW9 Maze Road is a road in the TW9 postcode area
McDougall Court, TW9 McDougall Court is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Meade Close, W4 Meade Close is a close which is not a cul-de-sac.
Melliss Avenue, TW9 Melliss Avenue is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Melvin Court, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
Milnthorpe Road, W4 Milnthorpe Road is a road in the W4 postcode area
Mortlake Terrace, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
Nightingale Close, W4 Nightingale Close is a companion street to Florence Gardens.
North Road, TW9 North Road is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Nylands Avenue, TW9 Nylands Avenue is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Old Dock Close, TW9 Old Dock Close is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Oxford Gardens, W4 Oxford Gardens is a street in Chiswick.
Oxford Road North, W4 Oxford Road and Cambridge Road were named after the University Boat Race teams; their builder Tomlinson started out as a waterman and boat builder.
Oxford Road South, W4 Oxford Road South, like neighbouring Cambridge Road South, was split from its other half by the building of the Great West Road.
Park Road, W4 Park Road is a street in Chiswick.
Pensford Avenue, TW9 Pensford Avenue is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Priory Road, E13 Priory Road is a road in the E13 postcode area
Riverview Road, W4 Riverview Road is a road in the W4 postcode area
Ruskin Avenue, TW9 Ruskin Avenue is a road in the TW9 postcode area
Sandstone, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
Spencer Road, W4 Spencer Road is a street in Chiswick.
Spring Grove, W4 Spring Grove is a street in Chiswick.
St Marys Grove, W4 St Marys Grove is a street in Chiswick.
St Thomas Road, W4 St Thomas Road is a street in Chiswick.
St. Mary’s Grove, W4 St. Mary’s Grove is a road in the W4 postcode area
St. Thomas’ Road, W4 St. Thomas’ Road is a road in the W4 postcode area
Station Approach Road, W4 Station Approach Road is a street in Chiswick.
Station Gardens, W4 Station Gardens is a road in the W4 postcode area
Staveley Road, W4 Staveley Road was the site of the first V2 rocket landing on London.
Stile Hall Gardens, W4 Stile Hall Gardens is a street in Chiswick.
Stile Hall Parade, W4 Stile Hall Parade is a street in Chiswick.
Strand School Approach, W4 Strand School Approach is a road in the W4 postcode area
Sutton Court Road, W4 Sutton Court Road is a street in Chiswick.
Sutton Court, W4 Sutton Court is a street in Chiswick.
Sutton Lane South, W4 Sutton Lane South is a road in the W4 postcode area
Sutton Lane, W4 Sutton Lane is a road in the W4 postcode area
Thames Village, W4 Thames Village is a road in the W4 postcode area
The Classic Bridge, W4 The Classic Bridge is a road in the W4 postcode area
The Herbarium, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
The Lindens, W4 The Lindens is a road in the W4 postcode area
The Plaza, W4 The Plaza is a road in the W4 postcode area
Waldeck Road, W4 Waldeck Road marks the marriage of Prince Leopold (Victoria’s son) to Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont.
Watcombe Cottages, TW9 A street within the TW9 postcode
Whitehall Park Road, W4 Whitehall Park Road is a street in Chiswick.
Windrush Close, W4 Windrush Close is a road in the W4 postcode area
Wolseley Gardens, W4 Wolseley Gardens is named after Sir Garnet Wolseley who led a British expedition to Egypt which failed to rescue General Gordon at Khartoum in 1884.
Woodmans Mews, W10 Woodmans Mews is one of the streets of London in the W10 postal area.



 

Kew Green

Kew Green is a large open space owned by the Crown Estate and extending to about thirty acres.

The northern, eastern and southwestern sides of the Green are largely residential with some pubs, restaurants, and the Herbarium Library. To the north of the Green is Kew Bridge and the South Circular Road leading from the bridge runs across the Green, dividing it into a large western part and a smaller eastern part.

At the south end is St Anne’s Church and at the west end of the Green is Elizabeth Gate, one of the two main entrances into Kew Gardens.

A large triangular space, Kew Green is mentioned in a Parliamentary Survey of Richmond taken in 1649. Kew Green became notable as a venue for cricket in the 1730s and a parcel of land at the edge of the Green was enclosed by George IV in the 1820s.

Near the northeast corner of Kew Green is Kew Pond, originally thought to have been fed from a creek of the tidal Thames. During high tides, sluice gates are opened to allow river water to fill the pond via an underground channel.
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