Walthamstow Stadium was a greyhound racing track located in the London Borough of Waltham Forest in east London and was one of a limited number of remaining greyhound race tracks operating in Greater London. The track closed in August 2008, despite assurances from the owners in December 2007 that no deal had been made to sell the track and that racing would continue for years.
Green Pond Road was a stadium in Walthamstow, London. This was Walthamstow Avenue F.C.'s ground for many years until they merged with Leytonstone & Ilford to form Redbridge Forest, a precursor to Dagenham & Redbridge. The stadium's record attendance was 21,708 for Turkey v China in the 1948 Summer Olympics football tournament. The ground was often simply called 'The (Green) Pond'....
n 1832, Sydney opened Australiaís first quarantine station at North Head, just south of Manly. Ships carrying immigrants from all over the world were made to anchor in Spring Cove and inspected for diseases such as Smallpox, Spanish Influenza, Tuberculosis, Bubonic Plague and Cholera.
If anyone was found to be infected the entire ship was quarantined for a minimum of 30 days, at the cost...
The West Kennet Long Barrow is a Neolithic tomb or barrow, situated on a prominent chalk ridge, near Silbury Hill, one-and-a-half miles south of Avebury in Wiltshire. The site was recorded by John Aubrey in the 17th century and by William Stukeley in the 18th century.
Archaeologists classify it as a chambered long barrow and one of the Severn-Cotswold tombs. It has two pairs of opposing t...
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