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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
29th June 1962 Born today: Amanda Donohoe, London, actress (CJ Lamb-LA Law)
29th June 1943 Born today: Roger Ruskin Spear, London Eng, saxophonist (Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band)
29th June 1858 Great fire in London harbor
29th June 1688 Seven bishops are acquitted at the tower after censure from James II
The Shoreditch Stilts Signal Box
A spectacular disused signal box the unsung hero of Shoreditch.
Location: Pedley Street, Shoreditch, London
Description: This is the unofficial hero of the skyline in Shoreditch, East London. It's a disused half-timbered signal box raised above the station and it's incoming tracks.
In 2004 the building was subject to an arts project to renovate it as an arts installation to inspire local commuters and residents.