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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

15th August 1994 Shepherd Mead, London England, dies of stroke at 80

15th August 1992 Martha Blackburn, Canada newspaper publisher (London Free Press), dies

15th August 1973 David Storey's Cromwell, premieres in London

15th August 1968 Pirate Radio Free London, begins transmitting

15th August 1961 Matt Johnson, lead singer of The The, was born in London.go to related location

15th August 1950 Princess Anne, was born in St James Palace, London.go to related location

15th August 1946 Comedy actor and presenter Tony Robinson was born in Homerton, London.

15th August 1928 Born today: Nicolas Roeg, London England, cinematographer/director (Aria, Eureka)

15th August 1875 Composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor was born in London.go to related location

15th August 1858 Childrens author Edith Nesbit was born in Kennington, London.go to related location

Janet Street Porters House



Janet Street Porters House

The house designed by Piers Gough for Janet Street-Porter

Location: Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London

Description: No longer her house, but still remarkable for it's modernist architecture.

In 1987 she commissioned a house from CZWG Architects in Clerkenwell, and it was designed by Piers Gough. It is in an eye-catching design, notable among the largely Georgian houses in the area.

It is a riot of beautiful rubbed and gauged brickwork in deep red bricks a nice change from the ubiquitous yellow London stock.

Janet lived here for 15 years, and is a much sought after property.

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Janet Street Porters House

The house designed by Piers Gough for Janet Street-Porter


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