Monthly Archives: January 2017

Oxford Arms, Warwick Lane

Above: Photograph recording some of the features of the inn shortly before it was to be demolished. Copyright image. Consideration of Coaching Inns The Oxford Arms in Warwick Lane, near St Paul’s Cathedral, was one of the last surviving galleried … Continue reading

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Mailcoach in a Snowstorm

Above: Painting by Charles Cooper Henderson of a Mail Coach in the snow. There is no expectation that the snow will become this deep in London – at least, let’s hope not – but if you are wondering how the picture … Continue reading

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Greyhound Hotel, Carshalton

Above: Looking across the reeds surrounding Carshalton Pond at the ancient inn. The purpose of writing these blogs is to explain the history of the City of London and the 12 Inner London boroughs that surround it. Occasionally a blog … Continue reading

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