Richmond to Brentford
London. Sat 15 April 2017
Private gardens at RIchmond
Richmond Rail Rridge
Richmond Lock and bridge
Obelisk in Old Deer Park. There are a number associated with a former
They mark the Richmond Meridian of 1769, the first used
to set London time.
Richmond lock from the bridge, with Isleworth in the distance
There are two footways across the river, the upstream one is closed.
From the Isleworth bank, with boat rollers
Gordon House, sold by Brunel University to developers Octagon in 2003
Isleworth House renamed Nazareth House in 1892 when The Sisters of
Nazareth moved in. It was sold in 2013
for development for luxury housing. The white house was built for Sir William
Cooper, chaplain to George III.
Now called Fitzroy Place
The former Blue School in Isleworth. The school began in 1630 and
several local schools still exist which came from it
You can walk across to Isleworth Ait at low tide, though it is almost
60 years since I last did
Modern riverside developments at Isleworth
Cathja houses a mental health charity, Friedns of Cathja
Isleworth riverside seen from the 'garden' of the ugly modern Town
The Duke of Northumberland's River
There was a huge water-powered flour mill here in Isleworth
Downstream view from close to the London Apprentice
The London Apprentice - a famous pub that has gone rather up-market
from its past
In the gardens of Syon House - now apparently private housing
Syon House Lodges and the house at right
Brentford Gauging Lock - where tolls could be calculated and charged
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