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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
16th January 1906 Born today: Diana Winyard, London, actress (Cavalcade)
16th January 1794 Edward Gibbon, historian (Decline and Fall), dies in London at 56
16th January 1759 British Museum opens in London
Evelyn Waugh lived here
The home of Brideshead Revisited author Evelyn Waugh.
Location: 145 North End Road, Golders Green
Description: This is the family home of the Waugh family and where novelist Evelyn Waugh (1903-1966) lived for several periods of his life. His father commissioned the house and they moved in in 1906 naming it Underhill.
The novelist and biographer is best known for his novels Brideshead Revisited, A Handful of Dust, and his war trilogy, Sword of Honour.