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TOUR OF THE MONTH

Carry On in London Tour
Carry On in London Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

6th December 1948 Born today: Jonathan King, London, singer (Everyone's Gone to the Moon)

6th December 1943 Born today: Mike Smith, London Engld, rocker/pianist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)

6th December 1892 Born today: F Osbert S Sitwell, London, poet/writer (Out of the Flame)

6th December 1883 Harrods original shop burns down, forcing the build of a much larger shop.go to related location

6th December 1817 William Bligh, who suffered mutiny on HMS Bounty, passed away in Bond Street, London.go to related location

6th December 1769 Silk cutters Doyle and Valline were hanged for inciting rioting in Bethnal Green

The Tower House



The Tower House

Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin lived here in the mid 1970's.

Location: 29 Melbury Road, Kensington, London

Description: Jimmy Page of rock gods Led Zeppelin lived in The Tower House here that was built by legendary architect William Burges in 1877. Jimmy Page bought it in April 1974 from its former resident, Irish actor and hellraiser Richard Harris. Harris bought it in 1968 when he discovered that Liberace had tried to buy it but failed to place a deposit.

Filmmaker Kenneth Anger lived in Page's basement at the Tower House while he was editing the film Lucifer Rising & countless Zep songs have been composed in the music room.

Tagged in this Tour: London September 2011

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The Tower House

Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin lived here in the mid 1970's.


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I went for a visit when in London lovely place. Am owner of http://www.JimmyPage.co.uk sadly I never saw him. (Greig)
Posted by Greig on 2010-09-13
Actually jimmy still lives in that house, Ive met him in August and I had been waiting all day long for him. (roberta)
Posted by roberta on 2010-01-30
Phil Fox picked a fight with me when I told him that I had to do yoga because my back was bad after a swine flu injection. (richard)
Posted by richard on 2009-11-22
Jimmy Page still uses the house as his principal London address today. I visited the house in July 09 and he wandered out to the shops. (John W)
Posted by John W on 2009-07-04
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