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Twyford Crescent Gardens

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Twyford Crescent Gardens, one of those small green areas in a very urban area of Greater London. Next to the A4020, the infamous Uxbridge Road, with its frequent traffic jams, it must make a restful sight for the drivers stuck in traffic.

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A: Twyford Crescent Gardens

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Twyford Crescent Gardens, one of those small green areas in a very urban area of Greater London. Next...

Twyford Crescent Gardens

B: The Common, Ealing Common

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The Common in Ealing is a large open area (Wikipedia lists it as approximately 47 acres) located wher...

The Common, Ealing Common

C: Snow fort on Ealing Common

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The remains of a snow fort in the middle of Ealing Common; a very good defensive location: they must ...

Snow fort on Ealing Common

D: English oak tree at Ealing Common

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The large English oak on the North side of Ealing Common in the snow; the tree is several hundred yea...

English oak tree at Ealing Common

E: The gardens behind Princess Amelia’s Bathhouse

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Princess Amelia, daughter of George II, once lived in the mansion and had a bathhouse in “battlemente...

The gardens behind Princess Amelia’s Bathhouse

F: Mock Tudor houses, West Acton

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The mock Tudur houses at the crossing between Monks Drive and Queens Drive in West Acton. always a pl...

Mock Tudor houses, West Acton

G: Gunnersbury Small Mansion

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The Gunnersbury "Small Mansion" is pretty big and overlooked a lake which might be restored. The outs...

Gunnersbury Small Mansion

H: The Temple at Gunnersbury Park

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The 18th century Temple in the Gunnersbury Park in the London Borough of Hounslow overlooking the boa...

The Temple at Gunnersbury Park

I: Gunnersbury Park, The Cafe

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Located between the Round Pond and the main buildings, the cafe and childrens' playground can be foun...

Gunnersbury Park, The Cafe

J: Gunnersbury Large Mansion

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Gunnersbury Large Mansion is now the Gunnersbury Park Museum, which contains a collection of local hi...

Gunnersbury Large Mansion

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