The most expensive street in the UK is Kensington Palace Gardens, with an average property value in 2018 of £35,696.711
In the early 1900’s, huge cracks started to appear at the west end of Winchester Cathedral, with huge chunks of stone falling to the ground, the cathedral seemed in danger of complete collapse.
The saying ‘Warts and all’ comes from the time in 1653 when Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell was painted ‘as he was/the whole thing; not concealing the less attractive parts’.
The building that houses the Cinema Museum today is the former admin block of the Lambeth Workhouse. The Lambeth Workhouse was built between 1871-73 and closed in 1920. It could house up to 800 people, although probably held a lot more. It consisted of an admin block, gatehouse and 3 blocks, with one housing men,... Continue Reading →