Monthly Archives: November 2014

St Olave, Silver Street

 Above: A stone mounted on the wall of the original churchyard. The church is believed to have been in existence by 1000. The first mention was 1181 as ‘St Olave de Mukewellestrate’. The dedication is to the Norwegian King Olaf … Continue reading

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London Wall (Street)

Above: View looking west from near Moorgate in 2011. The footbridge and the high-walk (on the right) was demolished in 2014. The unusual office development, built above the junction of London Wall with Wood Street and known as ‘125 London … Continue reading

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Great Conduit

Above: An enlargement of a small part of the ‘Copper Engraving’ made about 1555. It shows the Great Conduit (shaded yellow). The view is slightly obscured by the large weather-vane on a nearby church which is drawn to the immediate … Continue reading

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Deptford Project

Above: The railway carriage on the low-loader in Deptford High Street, February 2008. Notice that it only just cleared the railway bridge. Above: The railway carriage on the short length of railway track, 29 March 2008, ready for conversion into … Continue reading

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