Walk Through History

Published on 1 March 2018

<p><i>'What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare.' </i>W. H Davies</p><p>Walking around London is one of life's great pleasures. There is a huge amount that you can only see on foot – but sometimes it is hard to know where to look.<br>This book takes the reader on a series of stimulating original walks through different areas of central London, focusing on one particular period of history, the Victorian, so ubiquitous that we take it for granted, and yet so astonishing and so far reaching in its variety, imagination, ambition and detail.</p><p>Discover...<br>..the remarkable 300-foot bell tower you never knew was there....<br>..the extraordinary fairytale house where the Mikado was inspired..<br>..the best Victorian loos in the world...<br>..a hidden chapel described by Oscar Wilde as 'the most delightful private chapel in London'...<br>..London's best preserved high class Victorian shop…<br>...an almost complete Victorian townscape boasting the world's oldest surviving mansion block...</p><p>Walk through History!</p>



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Publisher
Ebury Digital
Copyright
Ebury Publishing
ISBN
9781473551930
Language
English
File Size
18.82 MB
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1 March 2018
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