Queen's Hall
The Queen's Hall was a concert hall in Langham Place, London, opened in 1893. Designed by the architect T.E. Knightley, it had room for an audience of about 2,500 people. It became London's principal ...
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Queen Anne's Mansions
Queen Anne's Mansions was a block of flats in Petty France, Westminster, London at grid reference TQ296795. In 1873, Henry Alers Hankey acquired a site between St. James's Park and St. James Park Stat...
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Old English rune poem
The Old English rune poem, dated to the 8th or 9th century, has stanzas on 29 Anglo-Saxon runes.It stands alongside younger rune poems from Scandinavia, which record the names of the 16 Younger Futhar...
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Cockpit-in-Court
The Cockpit-in-Court (also known as the Royal Cockpit) was an early theatre in London, located at the rear of the Palace of Whitehall, next to St. James's Park, now the site of 70 Whitehall, in Westmi...
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Oxford Music Hall
Oxford Music Hall was a music hall located in Westminster, London at the corner of Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road. It was established on the site of a former public house, the Boar and Castle,...
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Bow Street Magistrates' Court
Bow Street Magistrates' Court on the specialisation of the Old Bailey to a Crown Court became the most famous magistrates' court in England in the latter part of its 266-year existence, occupying vari...
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Cockpit Theatre
The Cockpit was a theatre in London, operating from 1616 to around 1665. It was the first theatre to be located near Drury Lane. After damage in 1617, it was christened The Phoenix.The original buildi...
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Carlisle House, Soho
Carlisle House was the name of two late seventeenth-century mansions in Soho, London, on opposite sides of Soho Square. One, at the end of Carlisle Street, is sometimes incorrectly said to have been d...
Gibbon's Tennis Court
Gibbon's Tennis Court was a building off Vere Street and Clare Market, near Lincoln's Inn Fields in London, England. Originally built as a real tennis court, it was used as a playhouse from 1660 to 1...
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The Green Man and Still
The Green Man and Still was a tavern in Oxford Street, London, much favoured during the 18th & 19th centuries by cricketers - such as William Beldham, Tom Walker and David Harris - playing at Tho...
The 2i's Coffee Bar
The 2i's Coffee Bar was a coffee bar at 59 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, between 1956 and 1970. It played a formative role in the emergence of Britain's pop music culture in the late 1950s, and se...
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Terry's Theatre
Terry's Theatre was a West End theatre in the Strand, in the City of Westminster, London. Built in 1887, it became a cinema in 1910 before being demolished in 1923.
The theatre was built in 1887,...
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Dorchester House
Dorchester House was a mansion in Park Lane, London, built in 1853 by Robert Stayner Holford. It was demolished in 1929 to make way for the present Dorchester Hotel.
Lewis Vulliamy who was a notab...
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Battle of Brunanburh (poem)
The Battle of Brunanburh is an Old English poem. It is preserved in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, a historical record of events in Anglo-Saxon England which was kept from the late ninth to the mid-twelft...
Alhambra Theatre
The Alhambra was a popular theatre and music hall located on the east side of Leicester Square, in the West End of London. It was built originally as The Royal Panopticon of Science and Arts [1] openi...
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Marquee Club
The Marquee Club was a music club first located at 165 Oxford Street, London, England when it opened in 1958 with a range of jazz and skiffle acts. Its most famous period was from 1964 to 1988 at 90 W...
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Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is a collection of annals in Old English chronicling the history of the Anglo-Saxons. The original manuscript of the Chronicle was created late in the 9th century, probably i...
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Millbank Distillery
Millbank Distillery was a London gin distillery owned and operated by Seager Evans and Co.. It was located on Grosvenor Road on the North bank of the River Thames in Pimlico. The company's best known...
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Painted Chamber
The Painted Chamber was part of the original Palace of Westminster. It was destroyed by fire in 1834.Because it was originally a royal residence, the Palace did not include any purpose-built chambers ...
Princess's Theatre, London
0°8′16″W / 51.51583°N 0.13778°W / 51.51583; -0.13778The Princess's Theatre or Princess Theatre was a theatre in Oxford Street, London. The building opened in 1828 as the "Quee...
Montagu House, Whitehall
0°7′35″W / 51.50639°N 0.12639°W / 51.50639; -0.12639Montagu House was the name of two mansions in Whitehall in Westminster, Central London, England.In 1731, John Montagu, 2nd ...
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Victoria Palace Theatre
Victoria Palace Theatre is a West End theatre in Victoria Street, in the City of Westminster, opposite Victoria Station.
The theatre began life as a small concert room above the stables of the Roy...
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Sans Souci Theatre
0°7′49″W / 51.51111°N 0.13028°W / 51.51111; -0.13028The Sans Souci Theatre was a 500-seat theatre located on Leicester Place, just off Leicester Square in the City of Westmins...
Gaiety Theatre, London
The Gaiety Theatre was a West End theatre in London, located on Aldwych at the eastern end of the Strand. The theatre was first established as the Strand Musick Hall (sic) in 1864 on the former site ...
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Hungerford Market
Hungerford Market was a produce market in London, at Charing Cross on the Strand. It existed in two different buildings on the same site, the first built in 1682, the second in 1862. The market was ...
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Hotel Cecil (London)
The Hotel Cecil was a grand hotel built 1890–96 between the Thames Embankment and the Strand in London, England 0°07′18″W / 51.51008°N 0.12176°W / 51.51008; -0.12176. It was na...
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The Crystal Palace
The Crystal Palace was a cast-iron and plate-glass building originally erected in Hyde Park, London, England, to house the Great Exhibition of 1851. More than 14,000 exhibitors from around the world g...
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