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1945/6 photo by H. Felton: Boars Head Yard

2 storey brick built property The photo shows a two storey detached brick building next to an entry. The property has a small front garden with a side gate into it. The photo is described as 'Boars Head Yard' in the National Monument Record and the tithe and later maps show a building on the eastern side about half way along that fits the bill: 10 Boars Head Yard.

The 1909/10 Valuation describes 10 Boars Head Yard:
'Cottage and garden, occupied by J Allwright, owned by John James Cowley of 236 High Street Brentford. Sold in 1907 for 200. Detached cottage, stock brick built and slated, stock brick and tile additions. Better than others in same yard. Contains

  • Ground floor: sitting room, kitchen, scullery and WC
  • First floor: 3 bedrooms
  • Top floor: attic
Small yard in front. Rent 7s 6d a week.'

Reproduced by permission of English Heritage.NMR

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