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Little Known Facts about Pimlico

  • It is thought that the name Pimlico may well derive from the Spanish word for drink, or from the Native American Pamlican tribe.

  • Pimlico is home to the National Audit Office and the National Records of Statistics.

  • The designer of Pimlico, Thomas Cubitt, was also responsible for the design of the eastern front of Buckingham Palace.

  • Victoria Train Station used to be referred to as the Pimlico Terminal!

  • A comedy film called Passport to Pimlico was based on the district, and actually received an Oscar nomination in 1949.

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