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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st July 2005 Minor explosions across london in second bomb plot.

21st July 1964 Tottenham Hotspur's Scottish striker John White is killed by lightning playing golf in North London.go to related location

21st July 1938 Paul Hindemith and Leonide Massines ballet premieres in London

21st July 1884 The First Test was held at Lord's Cricket Ground.go to related location

21st July 1866 Cholera-epidemic kills hundreds in London

21st July 1863 Born today: C[harles] Aubrey Smith, London England, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)

The Sun House



The Sun House

Maxwell Fry's first architectural house in London.

Location: 9 Frognal Way, Hampstead, NW3 6XE

Description: This, the Sun House, was architect Maxwell Fry's first London building, and an 'object lesson in facade composition', was one of the most important embodiments of the modern, international movement of the 1930s in Hampstead.

It is still a draw for architectural students, and is feted for its horizontally banded windows and white stucco finish.


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The Sun House

Maxwell Fry's first architectural house in London.


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Surely this is not a photo of The Sun House. Thye Sun House is a 20s Deco building with a flat roof! (Spear Sexton)
Posted by Spear Sexton on 2009-09-10
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