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London Rambles: round buildings

Being a stickler for accuracy, I should say that some of the buildings on this board are not actually circular, but octagonal, hexagonal or whatever. They're just not common or garden rectangular.
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The interior of the reinforced concrete arched bus station with copper-covered barrel vault roof. It was designed by Oliver Hill in 1937, but building had to be postponed due to WW2 and the bus station didn't open until 1949. The original plan was to rebuild the Underground station but this never happened. Newbury Park, London.

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This reinforced concrete arched bus station with copper-covered barrel vault roof is at Newbury Park, London. It was designed by Oliver Hill in 1937, but building had to be postponed due to WW2 and the bus station didn't open until 1949. The original plan was to rebuild the Underground station but this never happened.

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In the days when the New River was an important source for clean water, a guard occupied this watch house to ensure that nobody swam or fished in the channel. He also had to keep a look out for people throwing dead dogs etc. into the stream or stealing the stopcocks and other fittings. Near Highbury & Islington Tube station.

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This building (1805) was a guard room where arms were kept. It was on one side of the main inner gateway of the docks in London.

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Clapham South, one of three shelters in the Clapham area which not only provided a safe haven for Londoners trying to escape the Blitz, but afterwards became a hostel for troops on leave.

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