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Queenhithe (Dock)

Above: Queenhithe (Dock) photographed in 1959. The large Victorian warehouse in the centre of the dock was known as Smith’s Wharf. “Upper Thames Street – Part 6” The name of ‘Queenhithe’ today refers essentially to three concepts: (1) The ancient … Continue reading

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St Mary Somerset

Above: View from a pedestrian walkway over Upper Thames Street in 2015 of the remaining tower of St Mary Somerset. “Upper Thames Street – Part 5” The lone tower of St Mary Somerset was an interesting feature, standing beside the … Continue reading

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Trig Lane

Above: View looking east at the archaeological site excavated 1974-76 on the west side of Trig Lane. “Upper Thames Street – Part 4” Today Trig Lane is just the name of a modern street that was laid out, probably in … Continue reading

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City of London (Year 5)

Above: Map showing the original ward boundaries in the City of London with the four wards being studied this term being named. We are following the schedule of lectures – spanning a period of six years. We are in ‘Year … Continue reading

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Queenhithe Mosaic

Above: A small part of the mural, showing the reference to the establishing of the dock at Queenhithe with a picture of Alfred the Great below from the mural. On Tuesday 18 November 2014 the official unveiling of the Queenhithe … Continue reading

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