Esoteric London

No. 1034: Charlotte Terrace, N1

Posted in Sport by esotericlondon on February 13, 2014

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Charlotte Terrace, London, N1. Photo ©RogerDean 2014

Curiosities of London Exhibiting The Most Rare And Remarkable Objects Of Interest In The Metropolis; With Nearly Sixty Years Personal Recollections – John Timbs, 1867:

In 1781, the remains of the “Old Finsbury Archers” established the Toxophilite Society, at Leicester House, then in Leicester Fields. They held their meetings in Bloomsbury Fields, behind the present site of Gower-street; here, in 1794, the Turkish Ambassador’s secretary shot, with a bow and arrow, 482 yards.

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