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American Tour of London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th July 1977 Elvis Costello was arrested at The Park Lane Hilton.go to related location

26th July 1973 Peter Shaffers Equus, premieres in London

26th July 1973 Underworld actress Kate Beckinsale born in London.

26th July 1966 England beat Portugal 2-1 at Wembley Stadium to reach the World Cup Final.

26th July 1950 Born today: Susan George, London England, actress (Straw Dogs, Mandingo)

26th July 1895 Born today: Jerry Verno, London England, actor (River of Unrest, Sweeney Todd)

26th July 1895 Born today: Robert Graves, London England, writer/poet (I Claudius) [or 6/26]

26th July 1891 Henry James' American, premieres in London

26th July 1842 Born today: Alfred Marshall, London, economist

26th July 1802 Born today: Winthrop Mackworth Praed, London, poet/politician

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.

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Tagged in this Tour: Quirky London

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Time Out London, issue161

The Skinny House

Thinnest house in London is situated here.


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