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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

14th August 1967 Pirate radio stations Radio 270, Radio London, Radio Ireland

14th August 1948 The first Summer Olympics to be held since 1936, were closed in London.

14th August 1941 Josef Jakobs, German spy, executed in Tower of London

14th August 1903 Born today: Ronald Stewart, CEO (London Brick Co)

14th August 1867 Forsyte Saga author John Galsworthy was born in Kingston Upon Thames.

14th August 1802 Poet and novelist Letitia Elizabeth Landon (LEL) was born in Chelsea, 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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