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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th December 1942 Allies in London sentence German war criminals
17th December 1936 Singer Tommy Steele, born in Bermondsey, London.
17th December 1891 Born today: Robertson Hare, London England, actor (Our Girl Friday, Banana Ridge)
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.