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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th April 1963 Princess Alexandra of Kent was married to Angus Ogilvy in Westminster Abbey.
24th April 1960 Born today: Paula Yates, London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)
24th April 1936 Born today: Jill Ireland, London, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino)
24th April 1867 St. George's Hall Theatre in Langham Place was opened (demolished 1966).
24th April 1731 Author Daniel Defoe died in London trying to evade debtors.
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.