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City of London (Year 3)

Above: Outline of the City of London (PINK). Each area of study is highlighted. The Bishopsgate (ORANGE) consists of the Ward of Bishopsgate, the Ward of LIme Street and the eastern part of Langbourn. Cornhill (PALE ORANGE) consists of the … Continue reading

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City of London Markets

Above: Outline map showing the City’s markets and the new proposed site at Dagenham. CLICK ON THE MAP TO ENLARGE. The City of London has had several important markets which have been in existence for hundreds of years. Some of … Continue reading

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Victoria Embankment Dragons

Above: One of a pair of dragons making the entrance into the City on the Victoria Embankment. The 23rd of April is St George’s Day which, of course, is all about the famous knight fighting the dragon. The Coat of … Continue reading

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City of London (Year 2)

In ‘Year 2’ we look into places of interest in three wards on the eastern side of the City. The ward called Tower is beside the Thames but also forms part of the eastern border of the City. To the … Continue reading

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City Giants are Coming

Above: Long view from Queen Victoria Street, looking NE towards the Royal Exchange with the half-glazed, rising office block in the background, called 22 Bishopsgate. For those of us who remember the Nat West Tower – now known as Tower … Continue reading

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City Views from Waterloo Bridge

Above: Looking east towards the City of London from Waterloo Bridge. Probably one of the most photographed views of London is the one shown above. It works from almost every angle and can be found in many picture books of … Continue reading

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City of London (Year 1)

There are 25 City Wards. The wards are of ancient origin and their number has only changed three times in all the centuries of their existence. In 1206 their number was recorded as 24. In 1394 Farringdon – which had been … Continue reading

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