Plaque: Kenneth Grahame
Erection date: 1959
Kenneth Grahame, 1859 - 1932, author of 'The Wind in the Willows" lived here, 1901 - 8.
London County Council
Site: Kenneth Grahame (1 memorial)
W8, Phillimore Place, 16
This street was called Durham Villas in Grahame's time. This was his London home when his son was born and while "The Wind in the Willows" was being written, though the family spent a lot of time at their other home in Cookham Dene.