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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th April 1992 Comedian Benny Hill died from a heart attack in his home in Teddington, West London.go to related location

20th April 1945 Born today: Jimmy Winston, London, organist (Samll Facres-Itchycoo Park)

20th April 1906 Australian wombat, oldest known marsupial, dies in London Zoo at 26.

20th April 1904 George Bernard Shaw's Candida, premieres in London

20th April 1879 1st mobile home (horse drawn) used in a journey from London and Cyprus

20th April 1715 Nicholas Rowe's Tragedy of Lady Jane Gray, premieres in London

The Old Nun's Head



The Old Nun's Head

A nun was decapitated here, her head was displayed on a post

Location: Nunhead Green, SE15

Description: The pub stands on the site of a nunnery which was demolished in the Reformation. The abbess was decapitated, and her head displayed on a pole.


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The Old Nun's Head

A nun was decapitated here, her head was displayed on a post


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