Today, the houses present a fascinating mixture from that date to the present day. Nos 13 and 15 have pretty, early 19th-century fac¸ades, overlaid with pebble-dash. Charles Robert Leslie RA lived at No. 2, and T.H. Huxley was at No. 26 from 1861 to 1872.
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