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Did you know that Lambeth Bridge is painted Red to be in harmony with the seat colour of the House of Lords? Rather a strange gesture given that Parliament obstructed the building of the bridge in 1664, 1828, and 1836 – and in 1912 blocked the widening of the one finally constructed in 1860.

Did you know that the oldest fig Tree in Britain stands in Lambeth Palace garden - planted by Cardinal Pole in the 16th Century? It is of the White Marseilles type, said to bear excellent fruit.

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Famous Lambeth people:

Arthur Sullivan
David Haye
Douglas Scott
Frederick Blackman
Gary Rhodes
John Nash
Ken Livingstone
Louise Mensch
Thomas More

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Brit Quote:
Its easy to distract fat people. A piece of cake - Chris Addison
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On this day:
Defeat of Boudicca - 0061, Battle of Maidstone - 1648, Glorious First of June - 1794, The Beatles release Sgt Peppers - 1967
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