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Bollo Brook

A buried river running from Acton to Chiswick House.

Vauxhall Timbers

At low tide, timbers have been discovered in the Thames mud south of Vauxhall bridge that represent the earliest evidence of settlement in London – from the Mesolithic era, 6,000 and more years ago.

Will Hay’s house

The former house of comic actor Will Hay, a star of the 1930s and a renowned amateur astronomer.

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Coldbath Fields Prison

Today the site of one of London’s most notorious prisons is occupied by the Mount Pleasant office. During the years Coldbath Fields Prison operated, it had a reputation for severity. This viewpoint will take a look at the history of Coldbath and explore the stories behind the reputation.