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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th February 1995 London finance house of Barings collapse after losses in Singapore by trader Nick Leeson

26th February 1965 Born today: Brittany York, London England, playmate (Oct, 1990)

26th February 1965 Born today: Alison Armitage, London England, actress (Acapulco HEAT)

26th February 1937 C Isherwood/WH Auden's Ascent of F6, premieres in London

26th February 1797 The Bank of England runs out of gold, due to war diminishing gold reserves.go to related location

Top Quirky-related places to visit in London.



You must be strange. Or tired of all the same old tourist locations. Good news, there's loads of bizarre and surreal places to visit in London. Dive in!

TOP 10 QUIRKY RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE QUIRKY SIGHTS:

11. The Year Round Christmas Shop @ Hays Galleria, 55a Tooley Street, London
12. The Nose in Admiralty Arch @ The Mall
13. A Lighthouse in King's Cross @ Gray's Inn Road
14. The Thin House @ Thurloe Square, Knightsbridge, London
15. The Cock Tavern Debauchery @ Bow Street, London
16. Neal's Yard Water Clock @ 21-23 Shorts Gardens, Covent Garden, London
17. Museum of body parts... @ 35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
18. Stanley Green Protein Man @ 34 Haydock Green, Northolt, Middlesex
19. Little Compton Street @ Charing Cross Road, London
20. The Lamb's Snob Screens @ 94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Holborn, London
21. Top Hat Madness @ Strand
22. Thomas Hardy's Tree @ Pancras Road, Kings Cross
23. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
24. Stokenchurch Shoe Tree @ Wycombe Road, Stokenchurch, Middle
25. The Devils of Cornhill @ St Peter upon Cornhill, Gracechurch Street, Lond
26. The Mayflower Inn @ 117 Rotherhithe Street, Bermondsey
27. The Turkish Baths @ Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street
28. Brian Harvey's Car Accident @ The Drive, Walthamstow, London
29. Merlin's Cave @ Carlisle House, Soho Square, London
30. The Necropolis Railway @ 121 Westminster Bridge Road
31. The First Coffee Shop in London @ St Michaels Alley, Cornhill, Bank
32. David Bowie's Coal Mine @ 89 Oakley Street, Chelsea, London
33. Curious Sign.... @ Near Waterloo
34. Joe Orton lived and died here @ 25 Noel Road, Islington, London
35. Jonas Hanway's Handy Gadget @ Hanway House, Red Lion Square
36. The Museum Tavern @ 49 Great Russell Street
37. The Castle @ 34-35 Cowcross Street
38. The Cheesegrater @ 122 Leadenhall, London
39. A Loo that's a work of Art @ Anne's Gardens, Wardour Street
40. Foreign Anarchist Club @ 6 Windmill Street, Tottenham Court Road
41. Australia House & Harry Potter @ Strand
42. Where the Tricks came from @ 25 New Oxford Street
43. Stuntman Blondins Niagara Villa @ Northfield Avenue, Northfields, London
44. The Widest Pavement in London @ Whitechapel High Street, E1
45. Green Cabbie Hut...Chelsea @ Chelsea Embankment
46. Wanstead Park's Grotto @ Ornamental Waters, Wanstead Park
47. Tyburn Convent @ 8 Hyde Park Place
48. Harry Potter's Diagon Alley @ Cecil Court
49. House of the Mystery Hat @ Goldhawk Road
50. The Skinny House @ Goldhawk Road, Shepherds Bush
51. The Battle of Blythe Road @ 36 Blythe Road, Kensington
52. Pimlico Gardens and Huskisson @ Chelsea Embankment, Pimlico
53. Mrs Salmon's Waxworks @ 17 Chancery Lane
54. Get Lost In Marble Arch @ Marble Arch Station
55. The Bermondsey Tank @ Mandela Way, Bermondsey, London
56. Crazier than Phil Spector? @ 304 Holloway Road, Islington, London
57. Emblem of the Cockney World @ Elephant and Castle
58. Camden Head @ 2 Camden Walk, Camden Passage
59. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
60. The Scooter Cafe @ Camden Market, Camden
61. Big Ben.... @ Westminster
62. London's Smallest Pub, U Decide? @ 43 Linhope Street
63. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
64. Merrick of Mile End @ Mile End Road
65. The Phoney Houses @ 23-24 Leinster Terrace, Bayswater
66. Lost Baggage Here @ 211 Longley Road, Tooting
67. The First Human Cannonball @ The Royal Aquarium, Tothill Street, Westminster
68. Spring Heeled Jacks 1st Victim @ 1 Tredegar Road, Tower Hamlets, London
69. The Betsey Trotwood @ 56 Farringdon Rd, Clerkenwell
70. Green Cabbie Hut...Hanover Sq @ Hanover Sqaure
71. Hackney's Mole Man @ Mortimer Road, Hackney, London
72. The Last Wherryman's Seat @ Bankside, Southwark Bridge, Southwark
73. The Farthing Bundle Lady @ Fern Street, Bow
74. Spiral Escalator @ Holloway Road, Islington
75. Hanging Gardens of Paddington @ 16 London Street
76. The Ubiquitous Undead Walk @ Junction Road, London
77. Tommy's 1st BBC Audition @ 25 Marylebone Road
78. Frank Buckland's Menagerie @ 37 Albany Sreet, London
79. The Builders Arms and Tunnel @ 13 Britten Street, Chelsea
80. A ghostly Bricklayer @ South Black Lion Lane
81. The Frost Fair on the Thames @ Blackfriars Bridge, London
82. A Very Long Speech @ House of Commons
83. Miller's Residence @ 111a Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, London
84. The Ice Bar...brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr @ 31-33 Heddon Street
85. Cursed Workplace? @ 71 Queen Victoria Street, London
86. Mrs Montagu's Chimney Sweeps @ Portman Square, Marylebone
87. Surrey Docks Farm @ Rotherhithe Street
88. Postman's Park @ Aldersgate Street
89. Jim Henson's Creature Shop @ The Henson Building, 30 Oval Road
90. Finland in London @ Finnish Church, 33 Albion Street
91. The Magic Circle @ 12 Stephenson Way, Euston
92. A ghostly motorcycle passenger @ Blackwall Tunnel
93. One Nation under CCTV @ Newman Street, London
94. So What's It Called? @ 250 Havistock Hill
95. Colonel Elliott's Magic Home @ 54 Welbeck Street, London
96. Eccentric Dentist's Show @ 56 Mount Street, London
97. Mad Jack Fuller died here @ 36 Devonshire Place, London
98. Woe can lead to Joy! @ Dirty Dicks, 202 Bishopsgate
99. An Argument about a Brown Dog @ Battersea Park
100. London's Deepest Car Park @ Bloomsbury Square
101. London's Most Female Street @ Sloane Street, Knightsbridge, London
102. The Statue that Copies You @ Sumner Street
103. Alien Autopsy location @ Rochester Square, Camden, London
104. Prime Minister - dismount! @ The Athenaeum Club, Westminster
105. Baby born on a Bus @ nr Mare Street, Hackney
106. Eating in Darkness @ Dans le Noir, 30-31 Clerkenwell Green, London
107. The Blue House @ Garner Street, Haggerston, London
108. Old Parr aged 152 lived here @ 405 Strand, London
109. The Field of Forty Footsteps @ Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London
110. St. Pancras New Church @ Euston Road