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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

15th August 1994 Shepherd Mead, London England, dies of stroke at 80

15th August 1992 Martha Blackburn, Canada newspaper publisher (London Free Press), dies

15th August 1973 David Storey's Cromwell, premieres in London

15th August 1968 Pirate Radio Free London, begins transmitting

15th August 1961 Matt Johnson, lead singer of The The, was born in London.go to related location

15th August 1950 Princess Anne, was born in St James Palace, London.go to related location

15th August 1946 Comedy actor and presenter Tony Robinson was born in Homerton, London.

15th August 1928 Born today: Nicolas Roeg, London England, cinematographer/director (Aria, Eureka)

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Vanessa Feltz's Gothic House



Vanessa Feltz's Gothic House

A most unusual gothic house in north London suburbia.

Location: 8 Langford Place, St Johns Wood, London

Description: Famous residents of this site where Vanessa's house is built were the sculptor John Adams-Acton who lived in the original building on the site. John Betjeman also refers to the house in his Metro-land documentary made for the BBC in 1973.

The land where Vanessa's house now stands was occupied by several out buildings, including a coach house and stables, from at least 1853. The house did not exist in its present form until sometime between 1915 and the 1930's.

One of the more famous owners of Vanessa's house was the Advertising giant Charles Saatchi.

It's a gothic monstrosity and wonder in the middle of posher suburbia.


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Vanessa Feltz's Gothic House

A most unusual gothic house in north London suburbia.


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St Johns Wood is NOT suburbia, its in the middle of Westminster which is the heart of our capital (Mitzi)
Posted by Mitzi on 2013-03-04
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