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The Brandon Estate

A showpiece council estate of the London County Council opened in 1960, famous its 18-storey point blocks and a Henry Moore sculpture.

The Ossulston Estate

An unusual, Modernist-style, council estate built by the London County Council in the late 1920s and owing a little to the grand municipal blocks being built by Red Vienna in the same era.

The Old Oak Estate

A cottage estate built by the London County Council from 1911 – ‘the culminating achievement of the Council’s venture into garden suburb planning before the First World War’.

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Tyburn

Tyburn, that most famous of London execution sites.