Monthly Archives: December 2015

Tobacconist Roll, New Cross Road

Above: The attractive Walpole Arms pub and the shop next door (seen in Bing maps) with the tobacconist’s roll hanging at first floor level. Would you know what a tobacconist’s roll is ? More, importantly, would you know one if … Continue reading

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Brockley Road and its Clockwork House

Above: The Victorian house seen from across Brockley Road. The great joy of living in London is discovering quirky features all over the place. It may be an unusual building. It may be an impressive wall mural. It may be … Continue reading

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The Brockley Barge Pub

Above: View of the large pub now called the Brockley Barge. Standing at 184 Brockley Road, in Brockley, SE4, is a large pub with an unusual rounded ‘end’ because it is situated between a fork formed by Brockley Road meeting … Continue reading

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Bridge Foot in 1616

Above: A very small part of the panorama of 1616 showing the roadway leading to the southern end of London Bridge. There are many prints of London and quite a few of them are panoramas but the print of Bridge … Continue reading

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Barking Abbey

Above: The only part of the abbey to remain standing is the 15th century Curfew Tower. To the left of this view can be glimpsed the nearby parish church of St Margaret. Barking Abbey was a large religious house in … Continue reading

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