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20th July 1982 IRA bomb attacks in London

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20th July 1944 Pierre Vinot, French ambassador to London/writer, dies

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Hurst House



Hurst House

This was once called The Naked Beauty, a striking house.

Location: Hurst House, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 9HF

Description: Hurst House was once described by the architectural historian Nikolas Pevsner as 'the best house of Woodford'. It on the old A11 close to the Winston Churchill statue on the green.

It was formerly called 'The Naked Beauty' on land once known as 'The Naked Beauty Estate' but changed its name when the building was used as a school in the 19th Century.

Built in 1714, this striking landmark building, which opens occassionaly for tours, is one of the few survivors of the many villas and mansions built along Woodford Row in the 18th Century.

The house was repaired after a fire in 1936 but retains many of its original features.


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Hurst House

This was once called The Naked Beauty, a striking house.


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