Cecil Sharp House


Cecil Sharp House
   Built by public subscription in memory of founder Cecil *Sharp, to serve as the national headquarters of the *Eng-lish Folk Dance Society, and (from 1932) the *English Folk Dance and Song Society, the House was opened on 7 June 1930. The building was badly damaged in the Second World War, and reopened on 5 June 1951. It houses the important *Vaughan Williams Memorial Library. Address: 2 Regents Park Road, London NW1 7AY (Tel: (0207) 485 2206). ED&S 16:1 (July 1951); 17:6 (June 1953), 188.

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