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Old July 9th, 2005, 12:31 AM   #1
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Londons Hidden Gems

The bits of London you wont see unless you visit there.

This thread will stear clear of the likes of Big Ben, St Pauls, Swiss RE Tower, Buckingham Palace etc.

A thread dedicated to the unknown gems that fill our capital.


Peter Pan Statue, Hyde Park


Charlie Chaplin Statue, Leicester Square


St Dunstans Church

Ok...now I'm lost

Im sure there are many Londoners who will help me out with this thread.
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Old July 9th, 2005, 07:52 PM   #2
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Old July 9th, 2005, 08:07 PM   #3
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Excellent thread!

Anyway, one of my favourite hidden gems is Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese on Fleet Street - one of the oldest pubs in London, built in the 1530's and rebuilt in 1667 after the Great Fire.

I'll try and find some pics of it...
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Old July 9th, 2005, 08:11 PM   #4
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I knew that would be your contribution Will


Hoover HQ
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Old July 9th, 2005, 08:40 PM   #5
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this is build with very modern materials, isn't it?
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Old July 9th, 2005, 08:42 PM   #6
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Pics are taken from other sites.Sorry for that.
Seven Dials : Covent Garden.

Highgate Cemetery : Highgate.

Holborn Viaduct : Holborn.

Kenwood House : Hampstead Heath.

The Ragged School Museum On Copperfield Street : Mile End.

The Old Curiosity Shop : Holborn.

Winchester Ruins : Southwark.


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Old July 9th, 2005, 08:43 PM   #7
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kickass...i open this thread and see minster. i love that building.

here's ye olde chesire...





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Old July 9th, 2005, 08:44 PM   #8
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this is build with very modern materials, isn't it?
1990 it was built.

(I believe)
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Old July 9th, 2005, 09:16 PM   #9
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Well Few More.
St John Of Jerusalem Church : SouthHackney.

Golden Ship Motif On Top Of Chelsea Bridge : Chelsea.

Cutty Sark Ship : Greenwich.
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Old July 9th, 2005, 10:33 PM   #10
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Nice I will post some when I get back home
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Old July 9th, 2005, 11:02 PM   #11
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Good idea for a thread... here are a few more:

The 16th Century St. John's Gate in Clerkenwell:



Lambeth Palace, built in the 15th century:



Holborn Bars, former headquarters of the Prudential Assurance Co.:



Guildhall, City of London:



Chester Terrace, Regent's Park:



Chiswick House, West London:



Staples Inn, High Holborn:



The Clock Tower, Caledonian Park:



The Royal Hospital, Chelsea:

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Old July 9th, 2005, 11:14 PM   #12
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this thread rocks
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Old July 10th, 2005, 03:10 AM   #13
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Syon House


The Earls and Dukes of Northumberland have lived here for 400 years – it is the only large mansion in the London area still in its hereditary ownership. The outbuildings accommodate a museum of 120 historic cars, a butterfly house, an art center, a garden center, a National Trust gift shop and two restaurants. The house itself remains the star exhibit, with lavish interiors by Robert Adam. Some rooms have Spitalfields silk wall-hangings, and include many fine pictures. The gardens include a rosarium and a spectacular conservatory built in 1830.



























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Old July 10th, 2005, 01:30 PM   #14
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Staples Inn, High Holborn:

I love this building
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Laban dance School

Serpentine Gallery Pavilion

Sheldon Square

Imax Cinema London

Hoover Building
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Old July 10th, 2005, 07:47 PM   #16
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The Westend




I forgot

Buddhist Peace Pagoda
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Old July 10th, 2005, 09:26 PM   #17
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Alexandra Palace, in North London









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Old July 10th, 2005, 09:53 PM   #18
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Damn u medo...u beat me too it - I wanted to post the pics of Alexandra palace..............im going off to sulk.
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sorry, how many metres is?
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