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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th July 1975 Piccadilly line extension from Hounslow West opened as far as Hatton Cross.go to related location

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Lytton Strachey lived here



Lytton Strachey lived here

Writer and acclaimed biographer Lytton Strachey lived here.

Location: 51 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury

Description: This is where writer, critic and biographer Lytton Strachey, who wrote Eminent Victorians, (1918) lived here between 1909-24.

A founding member of the Bloomsbury Group, he spent the last sixteen years of his life in a mnage a trois with painter Dora Carrington and her husband Ralph Partridge.

His 1921 biography of Queen Victoria won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize.


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Lytton Strachey lived here

Writer and acclaimed biographer Lytton Strachey lived here.


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