Category Archives: /Borough Market

Borough High Street Recollections – Part 1

Above: View looking north in Borough High Street while standing on the pavement near the entrance to the George Inn. The HSBC bank stood on the island site. To the right is the old entrance to Borough Market. The old … Continue reading

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Borough Market Ghosts

Above: The new glass extension to Borough Market – beside Borough High Street. One day in March I was standing at the corner of St Thomas Street and Borough High Street, waiting to cross the road. It was a sunny … Continue reading

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Borough Market Pottery Finds

Above: Three bowls (left to right): (a) Tulip Bowl; (b) Marriage Bowl; and (c) Blue and White Bowl. The bowls were excavated in July 2010 from a site beside Borough Market, funded by Network Rail as part of its Thameslink … Continue reading

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Borough Market

Above: A view inside the market buildings probably in the 1920s. This is one of only a handful of pictures that exist from the early years of the 20th century. The present site of the market is at the junction … Continue reading

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Borough Market Viaduct

Above: This engraving appeared in the Illustrated News for 17 October 1863. The view looks west a sightseers who have come to gaze at the large iron bridge being constructed across Borough High Street. Notice the tower of Southwark Cathedral … Continue reading

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