Pigeonwick, Fallows Green

Home of Ellen Terry - 1869-1874

By Rosemary Ross

Photo:Pigeonwick, painted by Johnston Forbes-Robertson

Pigeonwick, painted by Johnston Forbes-Robertson

From Country Life article, 1990

In 1867 Ellen Terry eloped to Harpenden with Edward William Godwin, an architect. They first lived in a cottage on Gustard Wood Common, where Godwin worked on the plans for the house they subsequently built at Fallowsgreen - Pigeonwick. 

Photo:Pigeonwick with gatehouse, by F Thurston 1904

Pigeonwick with gatehouse, by F Thurston 1904

LHS archive, cat.no HC 181 byt F Thurston 1904

Photo:Godwin's design for Pigeonwick - RIBA 12579, 1869

Godwin's design for Pigeonwick - RIBA 12579, 1869

LHS archive, BF 19A 11a

Photo:Extract from 1879 OS map

Extract from 1879 OS map

LHS collection

Photo:Ivy-clad gatehouse, shortly before demolition in 1926

Ivy-clad gatehouse, shortly before demolition in 1926

LHS archive, cat.no. 209

Photo:Auction notice for sale of Fallows Green, 14 July 1932

Auction notice for sale of Fallows Green, 14 July 1932

LHS archive, cat.no. BF10.35

This page was added by Rosemary Ross on 16/08/2011.

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