Bradshaw’s Hand Book to London, PART II, The East, District II, Aldgate, Mile End and Jewish Cemetry (no.11)

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We begin at the site of the Aldgate which was the eastern-most gate in the City walls, and stood at the junction of Dukes Place, Aldgate High Street, Minories, and Aldgate Street. (Good post in Spitalfields Life.) The gate was rebuilt several times but … Continued

Bradshaw’s Hand Book to London & The London Tavern

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When we visited Bishopsgate Mr Bradshaw drew our attention to The London Tavern. This restaurant also offered banqueting facilities for up to 2,500 people – it must have been nightmarish to work there! John Farley was the Head Chef at … Continued

Bradshaw’s Hand Book to London & Warehouses

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I was worried that although Bradshaw told me I would easily identify warehouses around Queen Street, Thames Street, and Eastcheap by the activity around them I was not easily able to do so. I wondered if Pevsner would be able … Continued

Bradshaw’s Hand Book to London and its Environs

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Bradshaw is guiding me through London in a series of Day Tours, pointing out significant buildings. I am following his routes carefully, but taking twice the time! Hints for further exploration are popping up: ‘fine warehouses‘ in the City are not … Continued

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