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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

27th April 2004 30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin) officially opened.go to related location

27th April 1962 Arnold Wesker's Chips with Everything, premieres in London

27th April 1959 Born today: Marco Pirroni, London, rock guitarist (Adam and The Ants)

27th April 1943 Soviet Union breaks contact with Polish government exiled in London

27th April 1922 Born today: Daphne Anderson, London, actress (Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice)

27th April 1908 4th modern Olympic games opens in London

27th April 1828 Zoological Gardens at Regent's Park London, opens

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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