London Uncovered (New Edition): More than Sixty Unusual Places to Explore

London Uncovered (New Edition): More than Sixty Unusual Places to Explore

Dazeley, Peter; Daly, Mark

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  • 9780711239982
  • Hardback
  • English
  • 272
  • White Lion Publishing
  • Sep 2018
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This unique London guidebook opens the doors to more than sixty of the capital's most intriguing places, all visitable but not widely known. From museums of the unusual, places of worship, palaces of entertainment to some of the most historic and ornate shops, houses and hostelries in the city, take a trip through the capital's hidden treasure and discover a picture of a London which is strange, gaudy, grand and inventive. Describing the history and the character of each place, the book uncovers a wealth of stories about an endlessly fascinating world city with its own unique character. This fresh edition for 2018 includes over a dozen new locations, including the Dennis Severs House, Les Ambassadeurs Casino and Sir John Soane's Museum.

Introduction
Cleopatra's Needle
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel
Isabella Plantation
Leake Street

Historical Homes
Syon House
Charles Dickens Museum
Apsley House
Eltham Palace
Leighton House
Two Temple Place
Kew Palace and The Royal Botanical Gardens
Freud's House
Kenwood House
Dennis Severs House
Handel & Hendrix House

Drinking and Dining
Beefeater Distillery
Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese
Bibendum
L. Manze
Smeathfield Meat Market
The Ivy
The Black Friar
Berry Bros. & Rudd

Palaces of Entertainment
The Rivoli Ballroom
Wilton's Music Hall
Normansfield Theatre
Wigmore Hall
Gala Bingo Club
Repton Park Pool
The Royal Automobile Club
Les Ambassadeurs

Places of Worship
Westminster Cathedral
London Peace Pagoda
Masonic Temple at Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel
St Bartholomew the Great
St Mary-le-Bow
Shri Sanatan Hindu Mandir

Remarkable Shops
LassCo Salvage
L. Cornelissen & Son
Lock & Co. Hatters
Steinway & Sons
James Smith & Sons
John Lobb Ltd

Education and Technology
The Charterhouse
Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
The Ragged School Museum
London Museum of Water and Steam
Royal Institution of Great Britain
Rail Mail

Inns of Court
The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple
The Temple Church

Unusual Museums
The RAF Museum
Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms
HMS Belfast
The Monument
Wimbledon Windmill
Design Museum
Sir John Soane's Museum

Praise for Peter Dazeley and Mark Daly's previous book Unseen London:

'A thrilling tour behind the closed doors of the capital city's buildings.' Daily Telegraph

'Dazeley captures the atmosphere of each building to perfection.' Daily Express

'Fascinating.' Fabric magazine

'A joy' Evening Standard