Monthly Archives: September 2014

London Bridge Station

Above: Looking along two of the new platforms towards the Shard of Glass.   Have you travelled to London Bridge Station in recent weeks? It may be that your trains arrive and depart from Platforms 1 to 6, in which … Continue reading

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Stones End

If you have ever driven in France you may have passed through the countryside and therefore driven through quite small towns and even smaller villages. You may have noticed that, as you approach a village or town there is a … Continue reading

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Parish Markers in the City

There is plenty to see as you walk the streets of the City of London. If you join a guided walk, it is surprising how many interesting buildings are to be found, especially in the side streets where you may … Continue reading

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Agas Facsimile Map

Above: Small version of the Agas Facsimile Map. There were no maps of London before about 1550. That is to say no maps of London in the way that we know them today. The reason why is simple to explain … Continue reading

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