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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th March 1888 Born today: Jameson Thomas, London England, actor (Farmer's Wife)
24th March 1834 Pioneering textile designer and artist William Morris was born in Walthamstow.
24th March 1792 Benjamin West (US) becomes president of Royal Academy of London
London's Public Stalactites
London's best public free stalactite show!
Location: Tottenham Court Road Underpass, London
Description: If you head for the south exit from Tottenham Court Road tube Station (stay right as you come out of the barriers) and go up the stairs you find yourself in a public subterranean wonder!
Like all good caves it's dank, dingy, and smells bad. But look up and you'll see hundreds of small and dripping calcium deposits called stalactites. The floor has their ugly cousin stalagmites and a very wet floor - watch yourself!
You eventually resurface on Charing Cross Road.