Articles in the category London

2 Warrington Crescent, London

This was the birthplace and childhood home of Alan Turing, pioneer of computer science. On 23 June 1998, on what would have been Turing’s 86th birthday, Andrew Hodges, his biographer, unveiled an official English Heritage Blue Plaque here. Visiting 2 Warrington Crescent is now the Colonnade Hotel.

J.S. Mill statue, London

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Clement Attlee statue, London

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9 Arlington Park Mansions, London

Novelist E. M. Forster rented 9 Arlington Park Mansions in Chiswick from 1939 until at least 1961.

26 Brunswick Square, London

26 Brunswick Square was novelist E. M. Forster‘s London base from 1930 to 1939, after which he rented 9 Arlington Park Mansions in Chiswick until at least 1961.

17 Gillingham Street, London

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Gower Street, London

Gower Street is a street in Bloomsbury, Central London on which can be found several sites of humanist heritage. In the middle is University College London, founded in 1826 on secular, inclusive  principles. At 110 Gower Street (previously 12 Upper Gower Street) Charles Darwin lived and worked 1838-1841. At 1 Gower Street are the current offices of the […]

Bishopsgate Library, London

The Bishopsgate Institute is a cultural institute, housed in a Grade II* listed building housing in the City of London offering a range of activity: courses for adults, a regular cultural events programme, an historic library and hall and room hire. Bishopsgate Library Bishopsgate Library is an independent, charity-funded library located within the Bishopsgate Institute. Its collections cover […]

University College London

University College London was founded in 1826, opening up education to wider social groups than those permittted into Oxford and Cambridge including men who were not members of the Church of England. In 1878 it became the first British educational establishment to admit women on equal terms with men. Although commonly believed to be a […]

2 Chester Square, London

Matthew Arnold, poet and critic lived here. Visiting This building is not open to the public