Alice Drakoules bird bath

Alice Drakoules bird bath

NW8, St John's Wood High Street, St John's Wood church gardens

The north face is carved with images of a deer, squirrel, fox and pelican. The opposite face shows a horse, cat, dog and pigeon. The anim...

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Harrow clock, WW2

Harrow clock, WW2

HA1, West Street

For almost 4 years during WW2, while their buildings were occupied in war work, Malvern College was housed with Harrow School, which nowa...

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St George's German Church - Alie Street

St George's German Church - Alie Street

E1, Alie Street, St George's German Lutheran Church

The church's information board includes: "Built by the German Community in 1763. Restored 2004. Owned by the Historic Chapels Trust". Th...

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Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee - weather vane

Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee - weather vane

NW11, Golders Hill Park, Bandstand

Golders Hill Park is managed by the City of London as part of Hampstead Heath. Perhaps, with the wind now generating much of our electri...

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Arnold and Verna Rosen

Arnold and Verna Rosen

N16, Newington Green garden

From London Gardens Online: "The gardens ... were re-landscaped in 2004/5. Prior to this there were formal rose beds and shrubs, with two...

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Columbia Market gate posts

Columbia Market gate posts

E2, Columbia Road, Columbia Market Nursery School

Useful though the school might be, you must agree that the building behind these gate piers does not compare favourably with what was the...

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William Stanley - Norwood Junction

William Stanley - Norwood Junction

SE25, Station Road

In our photo the subway plaque can be seen above the entrance to the tunnel. The Stanley sign is above the 'public footpath' sign at the ...

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2012 Olympics Bell

2012 Olympics Bell

E15, Olympic Park

The quotation, from Shakespeare's 'The Tempest', was spoken by Kenneth Branagh at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games.

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Streatham Street model houses

Streatham Street model houses

WC1, Streatham Street, Parnell House

There is no plaque (2022) but this is any important building so we decided to collect it. Originally called 'Streatham Street Buildings'...

Boat in Molesey

Boat in Molesey

KT8, River Thames path

A large scar in the ground (and a shape in satellite view) confirms that originally there were two boats here. Kenneth Grahame lived nea...

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