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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th January 1966 Tippetts cantate Vision of St Augustine, premieres in London
19th January 1940 Comedian and Eastenders actor Mike Reid was born in Hackney, East London.
19th January 1917 The Silvertown explosion kills 73 people in the East End.
19th January 1907 Born today: Lillian Harvey, London England, actress (Invitation to the Waltz)
Pub designed by Joseph Paxton
Joseph Paxton's grand country house turned into a fine pub.
Location: Dulwich Wood House, 39 Sydenham Hill, Dulwich,, SE26 6RS
Description: This pub was designed by Sir Joseph Paxton, architect of the 'Crystal Palace' which housed the Great Exhibition of 1851, as a grand country house.
Inside it feels like a nice country pile and features photographs of the great fire that brought down Crystal Palace.
There are some great walks around here through Sydenham Woods, and you can often find a bbq in the garden here in Summer months.