Plaque: Chiswick Square
The houses each side were built about 1680. Boston House built in 1740, on the site of a previous mansion lies in the picturesque old square behind large iron gates.
Into this garden Thackeray in "Vanity Fair" describes Becky Sharp as throwing the dictionary.
Site: Chiswick Square (1 memorial)
W4, Chiswick Square, 1
Our photograph manages to exclude the Great West Road which is constantly thundering nearby.