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Did you know that Battersea Dogs Home deals with around 15,000 strays a year.

Did you know that Battersea Bridge, built by Joseph Balzagette in the 1880'w, is Londons narrowest bridge

Did you know that the first Asparagus grown in Britain was grown in Battersea Park in 1850.

Did you know that the first Football Match played under Football Association rules was played in Battersea Park on the 9th of January 1864

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Famous Battersea people:

Henry Bolingbroke
James Cameron
Johnny Briggs
Michael Aspel
Roger Moore
Timothy Spall

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Brit Quote:
Errors are not in the art but in the artificers. - Isaac Newton
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On this day:
First Atomic Explosion - 1945, Stirling Moss is first Englishman to win the British Grand Prix - 1955, Helicopter Crashes off Scilly - 1983
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