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London Explored: Secret, surprising and unusual places to discover in the Capital

Author/EditorPeter Dazeley (Author)
Mark Daly (Author)
ISBN: 9780711240353
Pub Date05/10/2021
BindingHardback
Pages272
Dimensions (mm)305(h) * 237(w)
London is packed with little-known treasures: remarkably preserved historical houses, fascinating museums and galleries, unusual commercial and industrial buildings and sumptuous interiors that are glimpsed only on special occasions.
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London is packed with little-known treasures: remarkably preserved historical houses, fascinating museums and galleries, unusual commercial and industrial buildings and sumptuous interiors that are glimpsed only on special occasions.

A follow-up to the hugely successful Unseen London and London Uncovered,London Explored is a unique London guidebook that opens the doors to more than sixty of the capital's most surprising and intriguing places. The locations include an upmarket gun shop, a working bronze foundry, a secret underground bunker, a lavish casino and a jewel-like chapel. Mark Daly's lively commentary accompanies the stunning photography of Peter Dazeley.

Explore London with this special guide to the city's secret and surprising buildings. Describing the history and the character of each place, the book uncovers a wealth of stories about an endlessly remarkable world city with its own unique character.

London is packed with little-known treasures: remarkably preserved historical houses, fascinating museums and galleries, unusual commercial and industrial buildings and sumptuous interiors that are glimpsed only on special occasions.

A follow-up to the hugely successful Unseen London and London Uncovered,London Explored is a unique London guidebook that opens the doors to more than sixty of the capital's most surprising and intriguing places. The locations include an upmarket gun shop, a working bronze foundry, a secret underground bunker, a lavish casino and a jewel-like chapel. Mark Daly's lively commentary accompanies the stunning photography of Peter Dazeley.

Explore London with this special guide to the city's secret and surprising buildings. Describing the history and the character of each place, the book uncovers a wealth of stories about an endlessly remarkable world city with its own unique character.

Peter Dazeley FRPS, known as Dazeley, is a celebrated London photographer renowned for fine art and advertising photography. His work has won many awards from organisations across the world, including the Association of Photographers and the Royal Photographic Society in the UK, EPICA in France, Applied Arts Magazine in Canada, and Graphis Inc. in the USA. Dazeley is a member of the Association of Photographers and a fellow of the Royal Photographic Society and is the photographer of Unseen London, London Uncovered, London Theatres (all Frances Lincoln). Mark Daly is a writer and publisher with a longstanding interest in secret and little-known aspects of London. He has also devised a number of walking tours of unseen London.

Westminster and West End Annabel's; John Snow Water Pump; Tower Lifeboat Station; Admiralty Arch and Trafalgar Square; Foundling Museum; St Clement Danes; Liberty's Clermont Club Casino; 55 Broadway; King's College Chapel; Albert Memorial; Grant Museum of Zoology; London Library; Purdey Guns; Regents Park Mosque West London Natural History Museum; Windrush Car Storage; Crosby Hall; Fullers Brewery; Museum of Brands; 18 Stafford Terrace; Sipsmith Distillery; Pitzhanger Manor; Ace Cafe Looking East God's Own Junkyard; House Mill; Strongroom Studios; East London Liquor Company; Royal Naval College; Bronze Age Casting Foundry Further Afield Garrick's Temple to Shakespeare; John Keats House; Southside House; RAF Bentley Priory; Metropolitan Police Heritage Vehicle Collection; Sutton House; RAF Heritage Hanger Biggin Hill; Alexander Pope's Grotto South of the River The Oval; Garden Museum and Lambeth Palace; OXO Tower; London Glass Blowing; Sewing Machine Museum; Kirkcaldy Testing Facility; Clapham Underground Shelter; Raqib Shaw's Sausage Factory; Crystal Palace Underpass The City and Clerkenwell St Paul's Cathedral; Greathead Shield; Worshipful Company of Ironmongers; Guildhall Yard; Old Lloyd's Bank; El Vinos; Pedway at London Wall; Museum of the Order of St John; St Magnus the Martyr; Lloyds of London; Mithraeum; Leadenhall Market; London Stone; Draper's Hall

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