An unenviable reputation for dirt and ill odours.
1876 Of Brentford, Middlesex, now in Greater London. Handbook to the Environs of London.
A town of narrow streets, old houses, shops curiously low, with little in it to interest any one.James Thorne
A waste of modern tenements, mean, monotonous, and wearisome.James Thorne
A populous railway town of hideous brick shops and habitations.James Thorne
Twickenham is one of those happy places which is not burdened with a history. 858James Thorne