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Curiosities – C

This was scanned in from an old document which has caused numerous misreadings of words. As time moves on, this will be improved. Curiosities of London CANONBURY TOWER, AT the northern extremity of the parish of Islington, denotes the site of the country house of the Prior of the Canons of St. Bartholomew; hence, it …

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Almonry

  This article combines two entries from the Victorian publication Curiosities of London: exhibiting the most rare and remarkable objects of interest in the metropolis; with nearly sixty years personal recollections by John Timbs, John (1801-1875). Publication date: 1867 Publisher London : J. C. Hotten ALMONRY, THE The Almonry, was named from its being the place where …

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