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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th January 1958 Squeeze pianist & TV presenter Jools Holland was born in Blackheath, London.
24th January 1664 Born today: John Vanbrugh, London, dramatist/architect (baptized)
Little Holland House
Preserved srts & crafts house build by Frank Dickinson.
Location: 40 Beeches Avenue, Carshalton, London, SM5 3LW
Description: An Arts & Crafts style house designed, built and furnished by Frank Dickinson (1874-1961). He built his house between 1902-04 following the teachings & ideals of William Morris and John Ruskin. Inside the Grade II* listed interior are his hand-made furniture, paintings, interior decoration, carving and metalwork. With very limited financial resources Dickinson designed and built the house himself. It is open to the public on the first Sunday of each month from 1.30 - 5.30pm.