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Bermondsey Abbey Street Bridge Designed by Colonel George Thomas Landmann Royal Engineers (1780-1854) The bridge is Grade II listed, and the central part was completed in 1836 for the London & Greenwich Railway, London's first railway line.

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Haroon Shamsher is the founder of pioneering collective Joi founded in the 80s with his brother Farook, whose father – a Bangladeshi immigrant – ran a traditional tape shop in London’s East End. The group’s initial aim was to fuse traditional Bengali music with the energetic funk attack of James Brown.

Brick Lane, London, United Kingdom

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Trident Studios. David Bowie (1947-2016) recorded many of his albums here, including Hunky Dory which marked the transition from rock to high concept and Ziggy Stardust.

Trident Studios, 17 St. Annes Court, London, United Kingdom

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Jubilee Line Extension In recognition of the numerous features contributing to passenger safety and access on the Jubilee Line Extension, exemplifying the continuous innovation in London's Underground system from its inception in 1863.

Canary Wharf Underground Station, Canary Wharf, London, United Kingdom

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Charlie chaplin 1889 to 1977 walworth born comic genius
Charlie Chaplin 1889 to 1977 Walworth-born comic genius

East Street, Walworth, London SE17, London, United Kingdom

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Saifullah 'Sam' Zaman, a London-based DJ of Bengali heritage has been creating music as State Of Bengal for over two decades. He first rose to prominence off the back of a couple of tracks, Flight IC408 and Chittagong Chill on Tavlin Singh’s seminal ‘90s Asian Underground compilation Anokha. He's also gone global via a tour with Bjork and remixes for high profile artists like Massive Attack and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.

18 Waterloo Road, E6 1AP, London, United Kingdom

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Emile Ford (1937-2016), the singer, producer and sound scientist made his performing debut at The Buttery in 1957 and became the first black British male artist to have a No.1 hit and a million-seller

The Buttery, North Kensington, London, United Kingdom

Charlie chaplin 1889 1977 actor and film maker lived here in flat 15 1908 1910
Charlie Chaplin 1889-1977 Actor and Film-maker lived here in Flat 15 1908-1910

Glenshaw Mansions, Brixton Road, London, United Kingdom

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Marcus Stone 1840-1921 artist lived here 1877-1921

8 Melbury Road, London, United Kingdom

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Howard Carter 1874-1939 Egyptologist and discoverer of the tomb of Tutankhamun lived here

19 Collingham Gardens, Kensington and Chelsea, SW5, London, United Kingdom

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Mark Ashton 1960-1987 Political and community activist. LGSM met at Gay's The Word bookshop on this site 1984/5

66 Marchmont Street, WC1N 1AB, London, United Kingdom

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Dr Alphonse Normandy (1809-1864) Analytical Chemist and Desalination Pioneer lived and worked here 1850-1859.

91, Judd Street, London, United Kingdom

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Sir Henry Bessemer

15 Northampton Square, Islington, London, United Kingdom

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David Livingstone Missionary and Explorer lived here in the year 1857. Born in 1813 Died in 1873

Livingstone Cottage, Hadley Green, London, United Kingdom

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Spa Road Station. London's first railway terminus, opened in 1836 by the London & Greenwich Railway, later superseded by London Bridge

Rouel Road, Bermondsey, SE16, London, United Kingdom

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Sir Francis Galton 1822-1911 explorer, statistician and founder of eugenics lived here for fifty years

42 Rutland Gate, Westminster, SW7, London, United Kingdom

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Commemorating the devastating floods of January 31st 1953 In memory of more than 2,100 lives lost in countries around the North Sea This event led to the development and construction of the Thames Barrier and associated flood defences protecting London, its people and property

, London, United Kingdom

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George Moore (1852-1933) author lived and died here

121 Ebury Street, London, United Kingdom

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Hattie Jacques 1924-1980 comedy actress lived here 1945-1980

67 Eardley Crescent, London, United Kingdom

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These figures known as The Burghers of Calais commemorate six citizens of that town who offered themselves to Edward III after he had vainly besieged their town for nearly a year in 1347. The story goes that their lives were spared on the intercession of Edward's queen Philippa of Hainault

Victoria Tower Gardens, London, United Kingdom

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Site of the first Bethlehem Hospital 1247-1676

Liverpool Street, EC2, London, United Kingdom

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Site of meeting place of the Fetter Lane Society (1758) and Moravian Chapel. Congregation established 10th November 1742. Moravian Church headquarters 1875. Destroyed in air raid 11th May 1941.

Fetter Lane, London, United Kingdom

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This clock was donated by the friends of University College London to commemorate the centenary of the Old Students' Association on 26 November 1990 unveiled by Randolph Quirk on Alumnus Day 17 May 1991

University College London, London, United Kingdom

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Sax rohmer arthur henry ward 1883 1959 creator of dr. fu manchu lived here
Arthur Henry Ward Sax Rohmer 1883-1959 creator of Dr Fu Manchu lived here

51 Herne Hill, Southwark, SE24, London, United Kingdom

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Sir joseph lyons 1847 1917 pioneer of mass catering lived here
SIR JOSEPH LYONS 1847-1917 Pioneer of mass catering lived here

11a Palace Mansions, Hammersmith Road, West Kensington, London, United Kingdom

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Sir Frank Brangwyn 1867-1956 artist lived here

Temple Lodge, 51 Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith and Fulham, W6, London, United Kingdom

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William richard lethaby 1857 1931 architect and first principal of this school in 1896 1911
William Richard Lethaby 1857-1931 architect and first principal of this school in 1896 to 1911

Central School of Arts and Crafts, Southampton Row, Camden, WC1, London, United Kingdom

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Sir John Betjeman 1906-1984 poet lived here 1908-1917

31 Highgate West Hill, Highgate, Camden, N6, London, United Kingdom

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Joanna baillie poet and dramatist born 1762 died 1851 lived in this house for nearly 50 years
Joanna Baillie poet and dramatist born 1762 died 1851 lived in this house for nearly 50 years

Bolton House, Windmill Hill, Camden, London, United Kingdom

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Sir karl popper 1902 1994 philosopher lived here 1946 1950
Sir Karl Popper 1902-1994 philosopher lived here 1945-1950

16 Burlington Rise, East Barnet, London, United Kingdom

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Dame margot fonteyn 1919 1991 prima ballerina assoluta lived here in flat 9
Dame Margot Fonteyn 1919-1991 Prima Ballerina Assoluta lived here in Flat 9

118 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom

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Dave shepherd britain's acclaimed jazz clarinetist and bandleader was born here on 7th february 1929
Dave Shepherd Britain's acclaimed jazz clarinetist and bandleader was born here on 7th February 1929

Brookdale Road, Walthamstow, London, United Kingdom

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Kate greenaway 1846 1901 artist lived & died here
Kate Greenaway 1846-1901 artist lived & died here

Greenaway House, 39 Frognal, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom

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Francis william topham 1808 1877 painter in water colours illustrator and engraver lived here
Francis William Topham 1808-1877 painter in water colours, illustrator and engraver lived here

4 Arkwright Road, NW3, London, United Kingdom

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George frideric handel 1685 1759 composer lived in this house from 1723 and died here
George Frideric Handel 1685-1759 composer lived in this house from 1723 and died here

25 Brook Street, Westminster, W1, London, United Kingdom

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Richard savage fourth earl rivers governer of the tower of london 1660 1712 lived here
Richard Savage, Fourth Earl Rivers, governer of The Tower Of London 1660-1712 lived here

9 Old Queen Street, London, United Kingdom

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The Cunard / Broadwest Film Studio 1914-1921 On this site stood one of the pioneering film studios established in the early days of British film production.

247-251 Wood Street, Walthamstow, London, United Kingdom

The precision film studio 1910 1915
The Precision Film Studio 1910-1915 On this site in early 1910 the Gobbett Brothers built for the Precision Film Company Limited the first of the Walthamstow film studios. This pioneering studio was the first of its type and its design would be much emulated throughout Britain.

Beuleigh Court, 280 Wood Street, Walthamstow, London, United Kingdom

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105 Catholic martyrs lost their lives at the Tyburn Gallows near this site 1535-1681

Tyburn Convent, Bayswater Road, London, United Kingdom

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'Canons' gate pillars Entrance gate piers to 'Canons' from Old Turnpike Road Built in 1712 for James Brydges 1673-1744, 1st Duke of Chandos. House demolished 1740 and existing buildings constructed from salvaged materials. Piers refurbished 1998.

Canons Drive, Edgware, London, United Kingdom

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The new river opened 1613 to bring fresh water from Hertfordshire to London

Finsbury Park, London, United Kingdom

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Here where the cliffs alone prevail I stand exultant, neutral, free, And from the cushion of the gale Behold a huge consoling sea.

St Pancras Station, London, United Kingdom

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A building of historic significance William & Mary period c1690-1700 grade II listed former home of the Beaverbrook Foundation, established by Lord Beaverbrook 1879-1964.

11 Old Queen Street, London, United Kingdom

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Here many Belgians volunteered during World War II to fight with their allies on land at sea and in the air to liberate their country. Those who gave their lives in the cause of freedom shall not be forgotten. This plaque was unveiled by H.M. Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother on 21st June 1964.

103 Eaton Square, Belgravia, SW1, London, United Kingdom

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Benjamin disraeli earl of beaconsfield born here 1804
Benjamin Disraeli Earl of Beaconsfield born here 1804

22 Theobalds Road, Camden, WC1, London, United Kingdom

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Sir john gielgud 1904 2000 actor and director lived here 1945 1976
Sir John Gielgud 1904-2000 Actor and Director lived here 1945-1976

16 Cowley Street, Westminster, London, United Kingdom

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Thomas de Quincy 1785-1859 wrote 'Confessions of an English Opium Eater' in this house

36 Tavistock Street, Westminster, WC2, London, United Kingdom

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Sir Henry Cole lived here 1879-1880. He originated the custom of sending Christmas Cards and was largely responsible for the foundation of the Kensington Museum. He was also a great postal reformer.

Elm Row, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom

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Herman Melville 1819-1891 Author of Moby Dick lived here in 1849

25 Craven Street, London, United Kingdom

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A.V.Roe

, London, United Kingdom