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James Bond in London: The Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th September 1930 Noel Coward's Private Lives, premieres in London

24th September 1924 Born today: Sheila MacRae, London England, actress (Jackie Gleason Show)

24th September 1918 Born today: Richard Hoggart, author/warden (Goldsmith's College London)

24th September 1917 Born today: William Putnam Bundy, London, editor (Lvaggerier and Vagaries)

24th September 1853 Northern Daily Times, 1st provincial daily newspaper, starts in London

24th September 1717 Horace Walpole, art historian and gothic author was born in London.go to related location

The Bank of England Museum



The Bank of England Museum

An interesting place to visit and completely FREE to enter

Location: Threadneedle Street, EC2R 8AH

Description: This museum is actually housed within the Bank of England which traces the history of the Bank from its foundation by Royal Charter in 1694 to its role today as the nation's central bank.

There are gold bars dating from ancient times to the modern market bar, coins and a unique collection of banknotes, as well as many items you might not expect to find...

Such as the pikes and muskets used to defend the Bank; the Roman pottery and mosaics uncovered when it was rebuilt in 1930 and documents relating to famous customers such as Horatio Nelson, George Washington and the Duchess of Marlborough.

Plus it's completely FREE to visit - go find!


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The Bank of England Museum

An interesting place to visit and completely FREE to enter


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