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Chiswick, Hounslow

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Chiswick, Hounslow

Chiswick Listen/ˈtʃɪzɨk/ is a large suburb of west London, England and part of the London Borough of Hounslow. It is located on a meander of the River Thames, 6 miles west of Charing Cross and is one of 35 major centres identified in the London Plan. It was historically an ancient parish in the county of Middlesex, with an agrarian and fishing economy.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyHounslow
Traditional CountyMiddlesex
OS GridTQ2078
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

Chiswick, Hounslow in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Chiswick, par. and W. suburb of London, and ry. sta., Middlesex, on river Thames, 1245 ac. and 95 tidal water and foreshore, par. pop. 15,975; has breweries and coal-wharves, and extensive market gardens for the supply of the metropolis. C. contains many handsome villas, the principal of which is Chiswick House, seat of the Duke of Devonshire; here Fox died in 1806, and Canning in 1826. In the churchyard is the tomb of Hogarth (1697-1764), the painter.

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