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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
16th August 1944 Dutch begin diplomatic contact with Vatican in London
16th August 1939 Born today: Carol Shelley, London, actress (Gwendolyn Pidgeon-Odd Couple)
16th August 1934 Born today: John Standing, London England, actor (Edward-Lime Street)
16th August 1924 Conference about German recovery payments opens in London
16th August 1885 Born today: Charles Carson, London England, actor (Cry the Beloved Country)
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.