The original Lesney Matchbox Toy Cars were made just up the canal from here. The Lesney Factory produced these toy gems until 1982.
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Subject: Re: [Wikimediauk-l] Making Wikipedia loves monuments work in the UK. - msg#49419 List: general general Navigation: Date: Prev Next Date Index Thread: Prev Next Thread Index Website Performance Monitoring On 30/01/2012 18:26, Marco Chiesa wrote: On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 7:12 PM, Gordon Joly
wrote: There are 9,352 according to http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/caring/listing/listed-buildings/ I really had no idea that there were that many! It's a reasonable number of monuments to deal with for WLM. By comparison, last year in Spain about 15,000 monuments qualified for WLM. Marco __________________________________ I see... My point is why not start with all the Grade I listed buildings, since they are obviously **NOTABLE**? Somebody else decided that... and then move on to the Grade II* and Grade II? And then Borough based listings and the conservation zones? El Gordo -- Gordon Joly gordon.joly@xxxxxxxxx http://www.joly.org.uk/ Don't Leave Space To The Professionals! _______________________________________________ Wikimedia UK mailing list wikimediauk-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx http://mail.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediauk-l WMUK: http://uk.wikimedia.org
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The name relates to the local lime kilns or, more precisely, lime oasts, by the river and operated by the large potteries that served shipping in the London Docks. The name is from Old English līm-āst "lime-oast". The earliest reference is to Les Lymhostes, in 1356.