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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th July 1968 Beatle's animated film Yellow Submarine premieres in London
17th July 1965 Born today: Alex Winter, London England, actor (Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure)
17th July 1958 Peter Shaffer's Five Finger Exercise, premieres in London
17th July 1949 Born today: Mick Tucker, London, rock drummer (Sweet Harlesden)
17th July 1947 Born today: Camilla Parker-Bowles, London England, Prince Charles' wife.
17th July 1909 Born today: Hardy Amies, London England, royal dressmaker (Queen Elizabeth II)
17th July 1894 Born today: Mary Clare, London England, actress (Evil Mind, Young and Innocent)
17th July 1717 George Frideric Handel's The Water Music premiered when King George I requested a concert on a barge on the River Thames.
The Ancient House
Walthamstow's ancient house, dating back over 600 years.
Location: Walthamstow Village, London
Description: The timber-framed Ancient House (formerly the White House) has parts dating from the 15th century, with a west wing rebuilt in the 16th. It sits opposite the exquisite St Mary's Church and in recent times became a bookshop and was completely renovated recently and is now rentable.
Tagged in this Tour: Elizabethan & Stuart London
Tagged in this Tour: Historic Walthamstow Tour