Club Row was the only weekly animal street market in London. Every Sunday morning traders would bring hundreds of dogs and puppies to be sold. In 1982 the council banned the sale of animals in Club Row Market.
St Leonard's Church, Shoreditch, is the church in the nursery rhyme 'Oranges and Lemons', "when I grow rich, say the bells of Shoreditch, http://bit.ly/HFkJPS. By dint of the proximity to the precursory of the Globe Theatre it also has the grave of William Shakespeare's friend and builder of the Curtain Theatre, Richard Burbage.
Not the best photo of the Bethnal Green Great Synagogue, http://bit.ly/Hb2RMd. It was bombed during the war, then rebuilt and is now the studio of the artist Rachel Whiteread complete with engraved star of David and stained glass windows, http://bit.ly/HOSwqB.
Old Spitalfields Market is a fine market hall. It has had a chequered history, http://bit.ly/HRjefj, supplying fruit and veg to London and now it is buzzing with shops, restaurants and stalls, http://bit.ly/Hg7vdJ.
This is the lead coffin found during excavations around Spitalfields Market, http://bit.ly/H8bCKX. See the coffin at The Museum of London. The BBC commissioned a facial reconstruction of the Roman Princess buried inside, http://bbc.in/HzfAYf.