Osterley Park is a mansion set in a large park of the same name in Middlesex, a park extending between Osterley in the south and Hanwell in the north, west of Brentford.
When the house was built it was surrounded by open countryside. It was one of a group of large houses close to London which served as country retreats for wealthy families. The park remains one of the largest open spaces in western Middlesex, though marred by the presence of the M4 motorway slicing through the middle of it. (Read more)