Why is Teddington called Teddington?

Why is Teddington called Teddington?

Teddington was first documented in the eleventh century, although it is not mentioned in Domesday Book. Its name probably derives from words meaning ‘farmstead of a man called Tuda’. In the Middle Ages the village grew near the river, around St Mary’s Church and the manor house.

What train line is Teddington on?

Kingston Loop Line
Teddington stations lies in the London borough of Richmond upon Thames in southwest London, within Travelcard Zone 6. The station sits on the Kingston Loop Line, with South West Trains services running both ways to London Waterloo – via Kingston upon Thames and Wimbledon one way, and Richmond and Putney the other.

What is Teddington famous for?

In 2021, Teddington was named as the best place to live in London by The Sunday Times. Historically in Middlesex, Teddington is situated on a long meander of the Thames between Hampton Wick and Strawberry Hill, Twickenham….

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Is Teddington posh?

A wealthy suburb in leafy South West London has been named the best place to live in London for 2021. Teddington was given the title by The Sunday Times’ Best Places to Live guide.

What was filmed at Teddington Lock?

These include all of Tommy Cooper’s shows produced by Thames Television (1973–1980), The Sooty Show, George and Mildred, Man About the House and long-running light entertainment series such as This is Your Life and Opportunity Knocks.

Is Teddington a nice place to live?

Teddington is such a lovely, relaxing, green place to live. Teddington is a beautiful area with a strong, peaceful family atmosphere. There are some really pretty streets with lots green space on your doorstep, such as Bushy Park and Hampton Court park, the River Thames and lots of smaller little parks and playgrounds.

Is Teddington a good place to live?

Teddington has been crowned the best place to live in London, according to The Sunday Times Best Places to Live guide released this morning. Richmond followed Teddington as the regional winner, but Stroud in Gloucestershire topped the list of all 78 areas assessed for the best place to live in the UK.