This volume encompasses three centuries of London's metropolitan growth westward, from Georgian St Marylebone and the riverside terraces of Chelsea and Chiswick to Heathrow Airport and the outer fringes of Middlesex Metroland. Streaked with industrial developments alongside canal, road and railway, the diverse residential suburbs extend from the select stucco streets of Kensington and Paddington, studded with Victorian churches, to more leisurely Edwardian roads winding over the uplands of Ealing and Harrow. Individual buildings range from medieval churches and farmhouses of once rural Middlesex villages to the stately Victorian cultural institutions which made South Kensington internationally famous.
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"The greatest endeavour of popular architectural scholarship in the world." -- Jonathan Meades, The Observer, 25th November 2001.About the Author:
Sir Nikolaus Pevsner (1902-83) was one of the most learned and stimulating twentieth-century writers on art and architecture, began his career in Germany. Bridget Cherry is editor of The Buildings of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, and is co-author of LONDON 2: SOUTH and LONDON 4: NORTH.
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