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Aldwych

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Aldwych is a place and road in the City of Westminster in London. The road is a crescent between two parts of The Strand, also connecting at its middle with Kingsway. It is the site of Bush House, the Aldwych and Duchess theatres, the Waldorf Hotel and nearby in the Strand is the now-disused Aldwych tube station.

A statue of 19th century prime minister Gladstone, inaugurated in 1905, is situated here.

The name derives from the Old English eald and wic meaning 'old outlying farm', the name later being transferred to the street and district. It was recorded as Aldewich in 1211.

The Aldwych underground station apperars in a level of Tomb Raider 3

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