This riverside house built in 1759 was part of a small terrace originally known as Bowling Green Row.  An early resident was a coal merchant who leased the bustling wharf opposite where barges unloaded their cargoes of coal and ice.

The river, which swept in a broad bend across the lane from the terrace and the unique light which emanated from it, later attracted painters such as Joseph Turner, James McNeill Whistler and Philip Wilson Steer to neighbouring houses.  For nearly forty years John Tweed - 'sculptor of the Empire' - lived in this house, where he regularly entertained his closest friend Auguste Rodin.  A later resident was Richard Scott, chairman of The Guardian.