Takes its name from essayist and statesman Joseph Addison who once lived at Holland House. Tree-lined and with a vista closed by the church of St James, Norlands, the road dates from the early 1840s. The attractive two-storey paired houses were built to various designs, those in the northern part of the road probably being designed by F.W. Stent.
Excerpted from The London Encyclopaedia by kind permission of the Publishers, Pan MacMillan.