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Tabard Inn, Borough High Street and the Pilgrims

Above: Drawing titled ‘The Yard of the Tabard Inn on the Morning of the 17th of April, 1387’ (Click image to enlarge to 1024×770). The Pilgrims setting off for a pilgrimage from the Tabard Inn, Borough High Street, is an … Continue reading

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Metropolitan London (Year 3)

Having completed a brief look at part of the City of Westminster, we shall now take a look at two of the Inner London Boroughs. This year we consider the London Borough of Camden and then the Royal Borough of … Continue reading

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Westminster (Year 3)

Above: A map showing the City of Westminster (in PINK with a RED boundary). At the top of the map are the boundaries of the old Metropolitan Boroughs of Paddington and St Marylebone. Encompassed by a YELLOW line is the … Continue reading

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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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Lee – Quick Look Around

Above: Mural under the railway bridge near Lee Station. So, where is Lee and where is its centre? Although it appears to be a simple question, it is not that easy to be precise about the answer. If the question … Continue reading

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Greenwich, London Borough of

Above: Outline map showing the position of the London Borough of Greenwich relative to the City of London (PINK) and the City of Westminster (BEIGE). The London Borough of Greenwich came into existence in 1965 when the Metropolitan Borough of … Continue reading

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St Mary, Stratford le Bow

Above: Looking east at the church along the footpath in the churchyard on the island site in the centre of Bow Road. Before we go any further, it may be useful to explain that this church stands on an island … Continue reading

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