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TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st July 1964 Tottenham Hotspur's Scottish striker John White is killed by lightning playing golf in North London.
21st July 1938 Paul Hindemith and Leonide Massines ballet premieres in London
21st July 1884 The First Test was held at Lord's Cricket Ground.
21st July 1866 Cholera-epidemic kills hundreds in London
21st July 1863 Born today: C[harles] Aubrey Smith, London England, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)
Architecture Not To Be Missed
One of London's finest examples of neo-Palladian architecture
Location: Burlington Lane, Chiswick, W4 2RP
Description: Chiswick House and Gardens is England's first and one of the finest examples of neo-Palladian architecture set in a beautiful 65-acre estate in West London.
Considered to be the birthplace of the English landscape movement and a major environmental and recreational resource, Chiswick House and Gardens receive over 1 million visits every year.
And with a major regeneration project being developed to restore and revive the Gardens as well as renewing facilities and infrastructure - this wonderful place can only get better.