George Orwell Lodgings

Notting Hill Art and Architecture Walking Tour

George Orwell Lodgings

England E1 6FQ, United Kingdom

Created By: Cecily Powell


This brightly coloured house at number 22 Portobello Road was the first London home where George Orwell lodged with Mrs Craig during the winter of 1927 after resigning as Assistant Superintendent of the Indian Imperial Police in Burma.

He left here for Paris to write his classic novel Down & Out in Paris

This point of interest is part of the tour: Notting Hill Art and Architecture Walking Tour


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