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American Tour of London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

27th May 2005 Big Ben breaks down due to high temperatures.go to related location

27th May 1993 Jan Wiley, actress (Underdog, Brute Man, She Wolf of London), dies

27th May 1957 Siouxsie Sioux, singer of punk rockers Siouxsie and the Banshees, was born in London.

27th May 1922 Born today: Christopher Lee, London England, actor (Hound of Baskervilles)

27th May 1898 Arthur Pinero's Trelawney of the 'Wells', premieres in London

27th May 1199 The Coronation of John I in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

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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