London Peculiars: Curiosities in a Capital City by Peter Ashley, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
London Peculiars: Curiosities in a Capital City

London Peculiars: Curiosities in a Capital City

by Peter Ashley
     
 
London Peculiars goes in search of the strange, the unexpected and the downright odd: dinosaurs in Sydenham, stage-set housefronts in Bayswater, a funeral railway in Waterloo. Architecture that moves considerable distances, architecture that hides other purposes. The weird, the mysterious, the preposterous; this book is a manual for anyone wanting to scratch away

Overview

London Peculiars goes in search of the strange, the unexpected and the downright odd: dinosaurs in Sydenham, stage-set housefronts in Bayswater, a funeral railway in Waterloo. Architecture that moves considerable distances, architecture that hides other purposes. The weird, the mysterious, the preposterous; this book is a manual for anyone wanting to scratch away at London's surface gloss.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781850748908
Publisher:
Historic England Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Pages:
206
Product dimensions:
7.56(w) x 9.54(h) x 0.34(d)

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