Bradshaw’s Hand Book to London, Day 8, Coldbath Fields, (no.51)

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‘..For the sake of visiting localities of greater interest, we..turn aside from Gray’s Inn Road and enter Coldbath Fields … once famous for a cold spring that still exists in Bath Street..’. (I think that the spring is now enclosed in … Continued

Bradshaw’s Hand Book to London, Day 8, Bagnigge Wells & Exmouth Market, (no.52)

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This area, now Clerkenwell, was originally fertile meadows rising to small hills and watered by the Fleet River and numerous springs. The land belonged originally to the Augustinian nunnery of St Mary, Clerkenwell, and the Priory of St John of … Continued

Early Spring in London – Daffodils, Kerria, Euphorbia

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I can hear Mr Bradshaw tutting – where is the description of King’s Cross? The Fleet River, Coldbath Prison? But the flowers were so beautiful! Yellow is the colour I most associate with early Spring.  

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