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The name Chiswick W4 derives from the Old English expression Ceswican that translates to cheese farm. It is believed that a cheese festival was held nearby and that’s what inspired the name. The cheese event took place until the 18th century.
Writer Anthony Burgess known for A Clockwork Orange is one of the notable residents. Bruce Dickinson, lead singer of the Iron Maiden band, actor Hugh Grant, and model Cara Delevingne are other famous people who lived in Chiswick W4.
Chiswick House is a Neo-Palladian building designed by Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington in 1729. It is believed that St Nicholas Church was originally built in the 12th century or even earlier. The oldest part of the area formed around this church.