The brief discussion of house prices in Richmond upon Thames will now close. 'roony invites his dinner guests to lift their thoughts. Now think: young Karl Moritz actually saw this magnificent front door when he visited Richmond in 1782 (click on the Karl Moritz link and read his items on Richmond). In 1782 this front door was already nearly 70 years old. However, looking closely at the railings, he would have been very puzzled to see the sign mentioning something called a "bicycle" "Ach, mein Gott...ze English are so far advanced in zer technology!".