Wildes Farm, which began as a fifteenth-century cottage around which various parts accumulated, was given to Eton College by Henry VIII. In later years it became the home of Sir Raymond Unwin, the pioneering architect-town planner who designed with Lutyens Hampstead Garden City, which is at the right outside the photograph. Sir Nicolas Pevsner, the great architectural historian, lived in a building on the other side of the wing at which we are looking, and the famous pub, The Bull and Bush, was close by.

Photograph 1965 and text by George P. Landow. [This image may be used without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose.]

Other views of Wildes Farm

Other views of Hampstead

Last modified 13 January 2006