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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th June 1973 London production of Grease premieres

26th June 1955 Born today: Mick Jones, London, rock vocalist/guitarist (Clash-Havana 3 AM)

26th June 1946 Born today: Clive Francis, London England, actor (Masada)

26th June 1933 Born today: Claudio Abbado, Milan Italy, composer/conductor (London Symphony Orchestra 1982)

26th June 1909 Victoria and Albert Museum opens in London

26th June 1902 The Coronation of Edward VII has to be postponed due to the future king's appendicitis.go to related location

26th June 1902 Rioting in Watford after coronation festivities cancelled.

26th June 1816 The first prisoners, all women, admitted to newly built MillBank Prison in London.go to related location

Hurst House



Hurst House

This was once called The Naked Beauty, a striking house.

Location: Hurst House, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 9HF

Description: Hurst House was once described by the architectural historian Nikolas Pevsner as 'the best house of Woodford'. It on the old A11 close to the Winston Churchill statue on the green.

It was formerly called 'The Naked Beauty' on land once known as 'The Naked Beauty Estate' but changed its name when the building was used as a school in the 19th Century.

Built in 1714, this striking landmark building, which opens occassionaly for tours, is one of the few survivors of the many villas and mansions built along Woodford Row in the 18th Century.

The house was repaired after a fire in 1936 but retains many of its original features.


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Hurst House

This was once called The Naked Beauty, a striking house.


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