Hampton House, The Residence Of The Late Mrs Garrick (detail) 1824.
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Places in History
Hampton - Garrick's Villa
1754 - David Garrick, famous Shakesperian actor, leases and then buys what was known as Hampton House, now Garrick's Villa, as country retreat and place to entertain friends
1823 - After death of Eva Garrick, David Garrick's widow, in 1822 the contents of Garrick's Villa are auctioned and Roubiliac statue from the Temple goes to the British Museum
1865 - West wing added to Garrick's Villa by Sylvanus Phillips
1902 - The road outside Garrick's Villa is widened for the coming of the trams and the house is bought by London United Tramways and General Manager Clifton Robinson occupies villa
1922 - Garrick's Villa divided into seven flats by Flora Hutchinson
1969 - Garrick's Villa, now listed Grade 1, reconverted into nine flats
2008 - Huge fire at Garrick's Villa does enormous damage to building and several flats gutted
List of places
Hampton and Teddington timeline
Sources for this page Twickenham Museum
Contributors to this page JS (BOTLHS)
Garrick's Villa Twickenham Museum