Rather interesting Battersea facts

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

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Owen Glendower wins at Bryn Glas - 1402, Battle of Bothwell Bridge - 1679, The Somerset Case Judgement - 1772, Beginnings of the V&A - 1857, Victorias Diamond Jubilee - 1897, SS Empire Windrush Docks at Tilbury - 1948
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