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By Bridget Cherry

London

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London by Bridget Cherry

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London 2: South is a uniquely comprehensive guide to the twelve southern boroughs. Its riverside buildings range from the royal splendours of Hampton Court and Greenwich and the Georgian delights of Richmond, to the monuments of Victorian commerce in Lambeth and Southwark. But the book also charts lesser known suburbs, from former villages such as Clapham to still rural, Edwardian Chislehurst, as well as the results of twentieth-century planners' dreams from Roehampton to Thamesmead. Full accounts are given of London landmarks as diverse as Southwark Cathedral, Soane's Dulwich Picture Gallery and the arts complex of the South Bank. The outer boroughs include diverse former country houses - Edward IV's Eltham Palace, the Jacobean Charlton House, and the Palladian Marble Hill. The rich Victorian churches and school buildings are covered in detail, as are the exceptional structures of Kew Gardens.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780300096514
ISBN-10: 0300096518
Format: Hardback
(180mm x 120mm x 47mm)
Pages: 800
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1983
Country of Publication: United States

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