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Secret Hidden Bits Of The West End

Secret Hidden Bits Of The West End

 

bentham

Head into the main portico building and turn right. Open to the public during normal daytime hours.

benzene

The building was once owned by Shell, hence the ‘Benzene’ pun.

bookmews

You can find the gated mews just north of Phoenix Garden, off Charing Cross Road.

bowden

More on Emma here

cone ear

Installed by artist Tim Fishlock as an homage to the seven noses of Soho

gormley

On the Beaumont Hotel. It’s designed by Antony Gormley

hook

Could this be the origin of the phrase ‘by hook or by crook’?

mercer

This one’s in Holborn, but there are loads in Covent Garden, the City and elsewhere.

morse peterpan

Find out why, here

piccadilly_1

Each advert is built from thousands of LEDs.

selfie

A medieval scene drawn by David Gentleman.

sherlock

This recreation of Holmes’s study was originally built for the Festival of Britain in 1951, and can be visited for free during pub opening hours.

victoriatower

The Victoria Tower houses the Parliamentary Archives, including a temperature controlled room of Acts of Parliament inscribed on animal skins.

All images by M@

Article by M@

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