February 2018 archive

Ansdell Terrace, W8

In 1878, Thomas Hussey, a Kensington builder bought No. 13 Kensington Square. He built Ansdale Terrace as a cul-de-sac on the back garden. The houses were originally occupied by servants working in the main houses and local artisans. This forms part of a guide to Kensington Streets which first appeared on the, now defunct, Kensington …

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Shenley Road, Borehamwood (1950s)


Richmond lies on a meander of the River Thames, with a view protected by a specific Act of Parliament.

The Fascination of London: Holborn and Bloomsbury

HOLBORN AND BLOOMSBURY By Sir WALTER BESANT and G. E. MITTON. The district to be treated in this volume includes a good many parishes—namely, St. Giles-in-the-Fields; St. George, Bloomsbury; St. George the Martyr; St Andrew, Holborn; Hatton Garden, Saffron Hill; besides the two famous Inns of Court, Lincoln’s and Gray’s, and the remaining buildings of …

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