18 Oct '12, 4am

King’s Cross Lighthouse - CabbieBlogCabbieBlog

King’s Cross Lighthouse - CabbieBlogCabbieBlog

Its been degenerating since Edison Lighthouse appeared in the charts during the 70s and has lay empty for years, but recently scaffolding has appeared surrounding the building. Could this be the start of the regeneration that this forlorn building has needed for the best part of a quarter of a century? Sandwiched between two converging roads – Pentonville Road and Gray’s Inn Road – opposite King’s Cross railway station perched on top of a narrow building, sometimes referred to as the flatiron building (it shares a similar footprint to the iconic Manhattan block), stands an architectural folly some people think of as a windmill or lighthouse. It has looked much as it does today since 1884 but its date of building and original purpose are unknown. N ow apparently owned by the splendidly named – The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (or just P&O) it has been le...

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Letting off steam | CabbieBlogCabbieBlog

Letting off steam | CabbieBlogCabbieBlog

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Red Cross International Bazaar via @sharethis

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Up in the air | CabbieBlogCabbieBlog

Up in the air | CabbieBlogCabbieBlog

cabbieblog.com 17 Oct '12, 12am

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