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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital

The pioneering female doctor set up this hospital for women in the nineteenth century against fierce opposition.

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Bevin Court

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Arnos Grove Underground Station

Charles Holden’s mini masterpiece, a marriage of Scandinavian modernism and British Arts and Crafts.