The Round House

Page 38

Survey of London: Volume 6, Hammersmith. Originally published by London County Council, London, 1915.

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Ground landlord, leaseholders, etc.

Messrs. Rosser and Russell occupy the building.

General description.

Queen's Road terminates towards the south against the river wall. To the west a very narrow footway communicates with the Lower Mall, while on the east is Queen's Wharf, occupied by a large building erected in the early years of the 19th century. Though outside the scope of the London Survey, it is worth mentioning on account of its prominence as a landmark on the river bank, its round tower and cupola roof giving it a picturesque character. It now contains engineering works: in the office is an excellent chimney-piece of Adam design of which we give a drawing.

Old prints, drawings, etc.

(fn. 1) Drawing of mantelpiece, by A. O. Collard.


  • 1. Reproduced here.