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The sites addressed include the extensive networks of tunnels running beneath high street pavements; secret transport and signalling networks criss-crossing the metropolis; a street where you can legally drive on the right; and a future Russian Tsar working incognito in an English naval dockyard. This is the perfect reference for getting off the beaten path and finding the hidden city beneath the skin of modern London.

Tunnels, Towers & Temples takes a sideways look at London, revealing the hidden stories, curious .

Tunnels, Towers & Temples takes a sideways look at London, revealing the hidden stories, curious histories and sometimes comic assocations behind dozens of often quite familiar places. Through their stories, the author reveals a strange side of London most people never come to know, even though they walk its streets every day and take much of what they see entirely for granted. This companion to Spectacular Vernacular: London’s 100 Most Extraordinary Buildings is the best possible start for anyone who wishes to get off the beaten track and under the skin of the hidden city that is modern-day London.

Taking a sideways look at London, David Long reveals the hidden stories and curious histories behind dozens of often quite familiar places. His book is arranged by themes such as Death, Religion, Establishment, Power and Transport, and whether descending into disused tunnels under the city streets, describing a 'psychogeographer's dream dwelling' (Canonbury Tower) or finding the last surviving streetlamp powered by sewer gas, Long provides engrossing details of London's strangest places - and the people responsible for them. Tunnels, Towers & Temples: London's 100 Strangest Places by David Long (Hardback, 2007).

Tunnels, Towers & Temples: London's 100 Strangest Places

Tunnels, Towers & Temples: London's 100 Strangest Places. Tunnels, Towers & Temples takes a sideways look at London, revealing the hidden stories, curious histories and sometimes comic assocations behind dozens of often quite familiar places.

This book offers a brief introduction to a range of unusual and often out of the way places in London from palaces to tunnels under the Thames, obscure squares and quiet mews to graveyards and old canals

This book offers a brief introduction to a range of unusual and often out of the way places in London from palaces to tunnels under the Thames, obscure squares and quiet mews to graveyards and old canals. It's fascinating and each of them includes a photograph. Good for dipping into.

In this feast of peculiarities, author David Long guides you off the beaten path and allows you under the skin of the hidden city that is modern-day London, revealing a new side to. .Books related to London's 100 Strangest Places.

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Filled with fascinating factoids, this distinctive reference uncovers the hidden stories, curious histories, and comic coincidences behinds dozens of locations around the city of London. The sites addressed include the extensive networks of tunnels running beneath high street pavements; secret transport and signalling networks criss-crossing the metropolis; a street where you can legally drive on the right; and a future Russian Tsar working incognito in an English naval dockyard.  This is the perfect reference for getting off the beaten path and finding the hidden city beneath the skin of modern London.


Tunnels, Towers & Temples: London's 100 Strangest Places download epub
Europe
Author: David Long
ISBN: 0750945095
Category: History
Subcategory: Europe
Language: English
Publisher: The History Press; Reprint edition (April 1, 2007)
Pages: 240 pages