St Lawrence's Church

St Lawrence’s Church

High Street

Built in 15th century as a church with 18th century alterations, now derelict..

Grade II* listed

On English Heritage “At Risk” Register.

In Grand Union Canal & Boston Manor Conservation Area; Thames Policy.

EH Listing Description

Former church. Tower C15 altered C19; body of church 1764 by Thomas Hardwicke  (old list); south aisle and north vestry added C19; interior re-done 1889  (Pevsner p.28); 1970s restoration work. Tower of Kentish rag with ashlar  dressing; body of church of brown brick in Flemish bond with ashlar dressings;  Welsh slate roofs. 3-stage west tower; 3-bay aisled nave with 1-bay chancel,  all in one, having additional south aisle, north vestry and small sanctuary. Continue reading “St Lawrence’s Church”

Boston Manor House

Boston Manor House

Boston Manor House, Brentford, TW8 9JX

Now Open to the Public; Was Residential

Built 1622/1623

Grade 1 Statutory Listed;

on English Heritage “At Risk” list

in Grand Union Canal & Boston Manor Conservation Area


Original part of the house built 1622/23 for Lady Mary Reade.

Extended 1670 by James Clitherow whose descendants extended and made alterations until 1922/3 when it was sold to Brentford Local Board (later Borough of B&C – now London Borough of Hounslow) with the area of the park. Continue reading “Boston Manor House”