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Was there a Wellington street there

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Sophie Lionnet murder: Sabrina Kouider and Ouissem Medouni found guilty of killing their French nanny
A couple were found guilty today of murdering their French nanny after they were discovered burning her body on a bonfire at their Southfields home.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/sophie-lionnet-murder-sabrina-kouider-and-ouissem-medouni-found-guilty-of-killing-their-french-nanny-a3847406.html

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Caroline Flack admits she ’flirts with men AND women’ at her collection launch


Caroline Flack showed of serious leg in a flirty floral playsuit on Thursday as she joined a male pal in attending the launch of her new collection with clothing brand River Island.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-5768305/Caroline-Flack-puts-leggy-display-flirty-floral-playsuit.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Revealed: Long-forgotten TfL Tube map from 1946 shows how London Underground could have looked in a parallel universe
A remarkable map has revealed how the London Underground could have looked if long-forgotten plans drawn up after the Second World War had come to fruition.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/revealed-longforgotten-tube-map-from-1946-shows-how-london-underground-could-have-looked-in-a-a3847101.html

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Father’s live tweeting of Science Museum school trip is online hit


In a bid to help out his daughter’s teachers, Simon Smith volunteered to join her class on a trip to London. But what sounded like a nice day out quickly turned into a nightmare.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5761243/Fathers-live-tweeting-school-trip-instant-online-hit.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Arsenal news LIVE: Build-up to Arsene Wenger's last game, new manager latest on Premier League final day
The latest build-up as Wenger bids farewell

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/arsenal-news-live-next-manager-latest-transfer-news-arsene-wenger-final-match-a3837601.html

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Islington stabbing: Witnesses tell of horror as young man killed outside Upper Street ice-cream shop in London
LATEST: First picture of victim stabbed to death outside ice cream parlour in Islington

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/islington-stabbing-witnesses-tell-of-horror-as-young-man-knifed-to-death-outside-upper-street-a3845066.html

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Win a signed Fulham ball courtesy of Grosvenor Sport
Fulham are preparing for their biggest game of the decade and you could mark the occasion with a football signed by the squad.

https://www.standard.co.uk/esrewards/win-a-signed-fulham-ball-courtesy-of-grosvenor-sport-a3845526.html

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No Liverpool player - not even Mohamed Salah - would get into Real Madrid's team, says Vicente Del Bosque
Not a single Liverpool player would get into Real Madrid’s team, according to former Spain head coach Vicente Del Bosque.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/no-liverpool-player-not-even-mohamed-salah-would-get-into-real-madrids-team-says-vicente-del-bosque-a3845876.html

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New train timetable: Thameslink rail commuters suffer second day of disruption due to 'disastrous' changes
Rail commuters have suffered a second day of disruption on Govia Thameslink services in the wake of the operator’s major timetable shake-up.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/thameslink-delays-commuters-suffer-second-day-of-disruption-due-to-new-rail-timetable-a3845266.html

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Henri van Breda: Millionaire's son found guilty of murdering his parents and brother with axe in South Africa
The son of a millionaire South African property tycoon has been found guilty of hacking his parents and brother to death with an axe in a gruesome attack that shocked the nation.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/henri-van-breda-millionaires-son-found-guilty-of-murdering-his-parents-and-brother-with-axe-in-south-a3845076.html

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Elizabeth line news: Major milestone for Crossrail project as TfL takes over Paddington to Heathrow trains
A major milestone in the Crossrail project was reached today as Transport for London began operating train services from Paddington to Heathrow.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/tfl-takes-over-heathrow-trains-in-major-crossrail-project-milestone-a3843951.html

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Hugh Grant transforms into Jeremy Thorpe for A Very English Scandal


Hugh Grant transforms into Jeremy Thorpe for A Very English Scandal


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-5750399/Hugh-Grant-transforms-Jeremy-Thorpe-promo-photos-English-Scandal.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Arsenal news LIVE: Next manager latest as Mikel Arteta wants veto power over transfers
Former Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta is putting together his final plans as he prepares to succeed Arsene Wenger.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/arsenal-news-live-next-manager-latest-as-mikel-arteta-wants-veto-power-over-transfers-a3843776.html

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Twitter launches new measures to crack down on online trolls... by hiding their posts
Twitter has launched a string of tough new measures to crack down on online trolls.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/techandgadgets/twitter-launches-new-system-to-crack-down-on-online-trolls-a3840031.html

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FA Cup final 2018 live: TV time and coverage for Chelsea vs Manchester United
Conte and Mourinho battle for silverware in domestic season finale

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/chelsea-vs-manchester-united-live-news-and-latest-buildup-to-the-fa-cup-final-at-wembley-a3843341.html

VIEW THE MARBLE ARCH AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE MARBLE ARCH AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE MARBLE ARCH AREA IN THE 1830s
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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VIEW THE MARBLE ARCH AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
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VIEW THE MARBLE ARCH AREA IN THE 1900s
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OTHER MARBLE ARCH ENTRIES

Marble Arch

Marble Arch station was opened on 30 July 1900 by the Central London Railway.

Like all the original stations on the CLR, Marble Arch was served by lifts to the platforms but the station was reconstructed in the early 1930s to accommodate escalators. This saw the closure of the original station building, designed by the architect Harry Bell Measures, that was situated on the corner of Quebec Street and Oxford Street, and a replacement sub-surface ticket hall opened further to the west. The new arrangements came into use on 15 August 1932. The original surface building was later demolished.

The platforms, originally lined in plain white tiles, were refitted with decorative vitreous enamel panels in 1985. The panel graphics were designed by Annabel Grey.

The station was modernised in 2010 resulting in new finishes in all areas of the station, apart from the retention of various of the decorative enamel panels at platform level.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Church of the Annunciation:   The Church of the Annunciation, Marble Arch, is a Church of England parish church designed by Sir Walter Tapper. It is a Grade II* listed building.
Churchill Hotel:   The Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill is a five star hotel located on Portman Square.
Hyde Park:   
Long Water:   The Long Water is a recreational lake in Kensington Gardens, created in 1730 at the behest of Queen Caroline.
Marble Arch:   Marble Arch station was opened on 30 July 1900 by the Central London Railway.
Marble Arch:   Marble Arch is a 19th-century white marble faced triumphal arch.
Montagu House:   Montagu House at 22 Portman Square was a historic London house.
Somerset House, Park Lane:   Somerset House was an 18th-century town house on the east side of Park Lane, where it meets Oxford Street, in the Mayfair area of London. It was also known as 40 Park Lane, although a renumbering means that the site is now called 140 Park Lane.
Speakers’ Corner:   Speakers’ Corner is in the northeast corner of Hyde Park.
St Georges Fields:   St George’s Fields are a former burial ground of St George’s, Hanover Square, lying between Connaught Street and Bayswater Road.
The Serpentine:   The Serpentine is a 40-acre (16 ha) recreational lake in Hyde Park.
Tyburn:   Tyburn was a village of Middlesex close to the current location of Marble Arch and the southern end of Edgware Road.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Twopenny Tube:   In 1900, a pioneering underground railway began running in London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A4209, W2 · Albion Close, W2 · Albion Mews, W2 · Albion Street, W2 · Archery Close, W2 · Bathurst Mews, W2 · Berkeley Mews, W1H · Bilton Towers, W1H · Brendon Street, W1H · Brown Street, W1H · Brunswick Mews, W1H · Bryanston Place, W1H · Bryanston Street, W1C · Bryanston Street, W1H · Bryanston Street, W2 · Cambridge Square, W2 · Carriage Drive, SE21 · Carriage Drive, SE22 · Castlereagh Street, W1H · Cato Street, W1H · Clarendon Place, W2 · Clenston Mews, W1H · Clifton Place, W2 · Connaught Close, W2 · Connaught Place, W2 · Connaught Square, W2 · Connaught Street, W2 · Corporate Communications Macmillan House, W2 · Crawford Place, W1H · Dorset Street, W1U · Edgware Road Subway, W2 · Entrance Macmillan House, W2 · Forset Street, W1H · George Street, W1H · George Street, W2 · Gloucester Place, W1H · Gloucester Place, W1U · Gloucester Square, W2 · Great Cumberland Place, W1 · Great Cumberland Place, W1H · Harrowby Street, W1H · Hyde Park Crescent, W2 · Hyde Park Cresent, W2 · Hyde Park Gardens Mews, W2 · Hyde Park Gardens, W2 · Hyde Park Gardnes, W2 · Hyde Park Place, W2 · Hyde Park Square, W2 · Hyde Park Street, W2 · Hyde Park, W2 · Kendal Street, W2 · Kensington West, W14 · Knightsbridge Barracks, SW7 · Marble Arch, W1H · Molyneux Street, W1H · Montagu Street, W1H · New Quebec Street, W1H · New Ride, SW7 · Norfolk Crescent, W2 · North Carriage Drive, W2 · Nutford Place, W1H · Old Quebec Street, W1 · Old Quebec Street, W1H · Oxford Square, W2 · Park Lane, W1C · Policeman’s Walk, W2 · Policeman’s Walk, W2 · Porchester Place, W2 · Portman Close, W1U · Portman Square, W1H · Portsea Mews, W2 · Quadrangle Tower, W2 · Quebec Mews, W1H · Radnor Lodge, W2 · Radnor Mews, W2 · Radnor Place, W2 · Rainsford Street, W2 · Rotten Row, SW7 · Serpentine Bridge, W2 · Serpentine Road, SW1X · Serpentine Road, SW7 · Serpentine Road, W1J · Serpentine Road, W1K · Serpentine Road, W2 · Seymour Street, W1H · Seymour Street, W2 · Shouldham Street, W1H · South Carriage Drive, SW7 · Southwick Place, W2 · Southwick Street, W2 · St Johns Church, W2 · Stanhope Place, W2 · Stanhope Terrace, W2 · Stourcliffe Street, W1H · Strathearn Place, W2 · Sussex Gardens, W2 · Sussex Place, W2 · Tigris House Fourth Floor, W2 · Upper Berkeley Street, W1H · West Carriage Drive, SW7 · West Carriage Drive, W2 ·

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Central London, north west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, north west.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

Central London, south west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, south west.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

Cary's New And Accurate Plan of London and Westminster (1818) FREE DOWNLOAD
Cary's map provides a detailed view of London. With print date of 1 January 1818, Cary's map has 27 panels arranged in 3 rows of 9 panels, each measuring approximately 6 1/2 by 10 5/8 inches. The complete map measures 32 1/8 by 59 1/2 inches. Digitising this map has involved aligning the panels into one contiguous map.
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John Rocque Map of London (1762) FREE DOWNLOAD
John Rocque (c. 1709–1762) was a surveyor, cartographer, engraver, map-seller and the son of Huguenot émigrés. Roque is now mainly remembered for his maps of London. This map dates from the second edition produced in 1762. London and his other maps brought him an appointment as cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. His widow continued the business after his death. The map covers central London at a reduced level of detail compared with his 1745-6 map.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured.
Chapman and Hall, London

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1836) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Insets: A view of the Tower from London Bridge -- A view of London from Copenhagen Fields. Includes views of facades of 25 structures "A comparison of the principal buildings of London."
Chapman and Hall, London

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
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London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
Ordnance Survey colour map of the environs of London 1:10,560 scale
Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Outer London shown in red, City of London in yellow. Relief shown by hachures.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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