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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th May 1908 John Masefields Tragedy of Nan, premieres in London
24th May 1899 The state apartments at Kensington Palace opened to the public for the first time.
24th May 1890 Tivoli Theater of Varities opens in London
24th May 1879 James Walker's original Vauxhall toll bridge was opened up for free by the Prince of Wales.
24th May 1819 Queen Victoria is born at Kensington Palace.
Architecture worth looking up at - can you spot the monkey
Location: Chiltern Street
Description: On the south side of Marylebone Road almost opposite Madam Tussauds is Chiltern Street.
On the right side of Chiltern Street is Portman Mansions. If you look up to the top of the buildings you will see that one has a monkey with a long tail while another has a hunchback in the style of Quasimodo.
It makes a change from devils...
Tagged in this Tour: Curios
Tagged in this Tour: London 2012