Thames Tour – Southwark Bridge, Bradshaw’s HandBook, no.107

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The next bridge after London Bridge is the Cannon Street¬†Railway Bridge which was designed by John Hawkshaw and John Wolfe-Barry for the South Eastern Railway and built 1863-66, slightly after Mr Bradshaw’s Guide.

The Tour of The Thames – London Bridge, Bradshaw’s HandBook, no.106

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After savouring the delights of London Mr Bradshaw offers ‘A complete steamboat companion for summer excursions, Hampton Court to the Nore’. Part I is upriver. In 1895 a steamer left London Bridge at 10.00am in the summer, calling at all … Continued

Waterloo Station to London Bridge, Bradshaw’s HandBook, no.105

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I last lingered at¬†Waterloo Station, noticing that it is raised above road level. ‘..Indeed,’ says Mr Bradshaw, ‘it hardly needs the occasional incursions of the river to remind the water-side inhabitants that this now dense and widely-spreading region was once … Continued

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