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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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Soul Searching in Creekmouth

Above: The mural on the wall at River Road, on the east side of Barking Creek. You may have heard of the Princess Alice Disaster which was Britain’s worst transport accident. It is always described as taking place on the … Continue reading

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