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Kings Cross


Sunday 17th September
11am lasts about two hours
£10 (ocncessions £8)
Book by emailing Ken at oldmapguy@gmail.com
you will be notified of meeting place on booking
Latest bookings 9am morning of the tour

Walk with old maps exploring the district re-named in the 1830’s after a short-lived statue as an early form of regeneration. How this happened may surprise you as well as the plan to build a pleasure garden. The remarkable person behind these schemes remains largely un-sung. As well as the finest railway station in London we find the smallest crescent and down an almost hidden alley we encounter a hidden world of lost industry.

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