October 2017 archive

Albert Mews, SW7

Albert Mews is a small cobbled mews which has an attractive arched entrance leading onto Victoria Grove, and a gargoyle on the top of the arch. The east side consists of ground floor garages with living accommodation on the first floor. The entrance doors are on the first floor and they are approached along a first …

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The Fascination of London – Mayfair, Belgravia, and Bayswater

Mayfair, Belgravia, and Bayswater – The Fascination of London by Geraldine Edith Mitton Mayfair is at the present time the most fashionable part of London, so much so that the name has come to be a synonym for wealth or pride of birth. Yet it was not always so, as he who runs may read, …

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London – South of the Thames : Chapter VIII

This is a digitised copy of the book “London – South of the Thames” by Sir Walter Besant Published in London by Adam & Charles Black (1912) This is in its raw form. Sections will be improved manually on this blog as time goes on. CHAPTER VIII CAMBERWELL In the Domesday Book this parish is called …

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