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A community centre in the Borough of Lewisham, It contains a large swimming pool, gym, library and creche.
Place, Medicine, Community / Clubs
Exotic shop dealing in wild animals. It was run by Charles Jamrach, who inherited the business from his father. Known to seafarers throughout the world, they would bring animals from distant lands ...
Place, Animals, Commerce
At the Brockwell Lido plaque there is an information board which begins by explaining the function of stink pipes: "What is a stink pipe? The lofty green pipe behind you is a Victorian stink pipe,...
Place, Gardens / Agriculture
West Square celebrated its centenary in September 1991. We can do no better than repeat the excellent text that the West Square Residents Association has provided on a notice board at the gate: "T...
The King's Bench, as opposed to, The Common Bench, was initially where the King, with his advisors, would hear and decide on matters requiring his involvement. In some form it dates back to King Al...
Place, Politics & Administration, Law
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Born: 1/6/1860, 160 years ago
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