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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
28th May 1908 Born today: Ian Lancaster Fleming, London England, author (James Bond)
28th May 1897 Born today: Henry Kendall, London, actor (Amazing Quest, Shadow, Rich and Strange)
28th May 1858 Dion Boucicault's Foul Play, premieres in London
28th May 1742 1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)
28th May 1728 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth successfully sues agent Joshua Morris.
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.