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Westfield Stratford City East
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Carry On in London Tour
Carry On in London Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

11th December 1974 TV Presenter Ben Shephard was born in London.

11th December 1941 Dutch government in London declares war on Italy

11th December 1936 King Edward VIII abdicated from the British throne to marry Wallis Simpson.go to related location

11th December 1930 Eccentric violinist Leonard Friedman was born in London.

The Skinny House



The Skinny House

Thinnest house in London is situated here.

Location: Goldhawk Road, Shepherds Bush

Description: London's skinniest house sits on Goldhawk Road like a house squished between two growing buldings. At it's thinnest point it's just five foot five inch in width.It's Victorian architects decided to optimise the wedge of space between two buildings by erecting a five storey hat shop in between, it still has features resembling it's millinery background and has built a reputation for being one of the quirkiest residences in the country.

Tagged in this Tour: Curios
Tagged in this Tour: architecture sights you must see
Tagged in this Tour: Quirky London

Themes: ArchitectureArchitecture Theme  QuirkyQuirky Theme
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Time Out London, issue161

The Skinny House

Thinnest house in London is situated here.


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