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TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th February 1938 1st public experimental demonstration of Baird color TV (London)
17th February 1896 London Country Councils' Muzzling Order becomes effective
17th February 1883 A Ashwell patents free-toilet in London
17th February 1740 The end of the great frost, freezing of the Thames and a terrible Winter
Marc Bolan's Parents' last home
Marc Bolan's family home and where he spent many happy days
Location: Whitnell Way, off Chartfield Avenue
Description: Marc's parents last home is one of the flats (apartments) in the Block named Inglis House.
Whitnell Way is off Chartfield Avenue down Putney Hill. Until Marc died Rolan spent a lot of time here being cared for by his grand parents.
Rolan was sleeping here on the fateful night of the 15th - 16th September when his dad died in Barnes.