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Albion Mills

Categories: Food & Drink, Industry

Corn mill built by Matthew Boulton, James Watt and John Rennie.  Rennie moved from Scotland to London when invited to work on the construction of these Mills.  Burnt down in 1791 and Spitalfields Life have an image. More information, especially about the fire, at The Print Shop Window.

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Albion Mills

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Rennie Garden

The 3.25 metre panorama to which the text refers can be seen at the Governmen...

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West Middlesex Water Company

West Middlesex Water Company

A utility company which supplied water to parts of West London. It was established in premises on the banks of the River Thames at Hammersmith, the central part of which was designed by William Tie...

Group, Engineering, Food & Drink

2 memorials
Castle Tavern - EC2

Castle Tavern - EC2

Being at a junction the address has been given as 26 King Street which certainly is more definitive than the Gresham Street address which seems to have fluctuated widely. Pubwiki gives: "in the 184...

Building, Commerce, Food & Drink

1 memorial
La Gioconda / Giaconda

La Gioconda / Giaconda

Back in the 1960s this was the place where would-be future pop icons hung out.  We've found references to: Marc Bolan, The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, Donovan, Small Faces, Elton John, Jimi Hendrix,...

Group, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink, Music / songs

1 memorial
Keith Nigel Loudoun-Shand, OBE, TD

Keith Nigel Loudoun-Shand, OBE, TD

He is shown as Keith Loudoun-Shand on the Tea Industry plaque on Sir John Lyon House, 8 High Timber Street, London, EC4. Tea broker. Major in the Queen's Royal Rifles, awarded the OBE in 1965. Sour...

Person, Armed Forces, Commerce, Food & Drink

1 memorial
Chelsea china

Chelsea china

Manufactured in a house at the north end of Lawrence Street SW3, 1745-1784. The factory was founded by two Frenchmen, Charles Gouyn, a goldsmith and Nicholas Sprimont, a silversmith. It was the fir...

Concept, Food & Drink, Industry

1 memorial