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London Hippodrome, 1930 The Hippodrome, on the corner of Leicester Square and Charing Cross Road, is one of London's most famous landmarks. This picture, part of the Museum of London's collection, was taken in 1930 when "Sons O'Guns" opened. The musical ran for 211 performances.


Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr photographed at a promotional day at Abbey Road Studios on Wednesday 14th September on the eve of the cinematic release of the new Ron Howard documentary "The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years”. The pair will attend The World Premiere in London’s Leicester Square on Thursday 15th September. The film also opens worldwide on the same date. Photo: MPL Communications/Charlie Gray


Watermead Country Park,Leicestershire, England


Leicester Square Underground Station, Cranbourn Street, 15 Feb 1915


Photos of Leicester and Leicestershire


Autumn Colours at Watermead Country Park, Leicestershire. Photo by Mike Freeman

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12 Literary Spots In London That Every Book Lover Needs To Visit

A Literary Spot In London That Every Book Lover Needs To Visit - by: Arianna Rebolini - The Bookshops of Charing Cross Road - It is a book lover’s mecca for its secondhand and independent bookshops. Quinto & Francis Edwards (72 Charing Cross Road) offers an eclectic selection of rare and antique books on its ground floor, and a more general (and often pulpy) inventory in the basement that is completely restocked every month.


Ambion: The hill on which Richard III pitched his camp on the eve of the Battle of Bosworth Field was the site of the deserted medieval village of Ambion. The last recorded reference to it comes in 1346, just before the Black Death. Thereafter, the records fall silent, and it does not appear in the Nomina Villarum nor the subsidy rolls of 1416.


060) Polytrichum formosum (Bank Haircap Moss) Leicester Road Quarry SP 4960 9340 (taken 14.7.2008)