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17th February 2010 Abbey Road Studio's put up for sale by EMI due to increasing debts.

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

The Old Dispensary



The Old Dispensary

The oldest building in Stratford is this old Dispensary.

Location: 30 Romford Rd, Newham, E15 4BZ

Description: The Old Dispensary is a grand old early 18th century timber-framed and weatherboarded building on the edge of Stratford Town Centre.

This was the beginnings of what later became Queen Mary Hospital. Mrs Mary Curtis provided the building and refused to charge rent.

Dr William Elliot opened the dispensary for the local poor in Newham until 1861 when Mary Curtis provided land in West Ham Lane for a new dispensary.

It is now Grade II listed.


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The Old Dispensary

The oldest building in Stratford is this old Dispensary.


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