The Seven Noses of Soho

HIGH on the corner of Meard Street, Soho, is a large sculpted nose. It is claimed as one of seven noses that once decorated the area. Legend has it that if you find them, you are assured of eternal wealth.

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The Broad Street pump

THE JOHN SNOW pub in the background is a clue to the importance of this Soho pump with no handle, which I walked past for years before first noticing. It’s in Broadwick Street W1.

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