The Great Fire of London began in a baker's shop in Pudding Lane, on this day 2nd September, 1666 and rapidly spread throughout the city

Probably the most famous disaster in its history, the Great Fire of London shaped the city we know today. Here are the facts via a handy infographic!

The Great Fire of London - a fun poem for kids

A funny and educational story poem about The Great Fire of London for kids.

41 and 42 Cloth Fair. The Great Fire of London destroyed over 400 acres of London, including 13,200 houses and 87 out of 109 churches. Tucked away in a small street in Farringdon, however, is a lonely survivor - 41 and 42 Cloth Fair. Built between 1597 and 1614, this house is sometimes described as the oldest in London. It may have only survived the fire because it was sheltered by the walls of a nearby priory.

10 buildings that survived the Great Fire of London

The Great Fire of London destroyed over 400 acres of London, including houses and 87 out of 109 churches. Tucked away in a small street in Farringdon, however, is a lonely survivor - 41 and 42 Cloth Fair. Built between 1597 and this house is

Have you ever thought you could reuse the drum in your old washer for something cool & practical? Well, you can & this is a brilliant, easy project.

Repurpose an Old Washer Drum Into A New Fire Pit for $10 - The...

Save your washing machine drum to recreate a firepit that is just pure awesome. What a great fire pit and what a great way to repurpose an old washer drum. This is the DIY project of the summer!

Samuel Pepys wrote about the Great Fire of London in his diary on 2 September, 1666.

Samuel Pepys writing about the Great Fire of London in his diary on 2 September, Me and Leo read this - brilliant visual description, plus personal feelings - what more could a writer possibly do!

Interactive Flash - Panoramic View - The Great Fire of London

Transport your class back in time to the fateful night of 2 September Explore the fantastically detailed scene and encourage children to create a commentary to explain what is being shown.

First-rate fire starters- Pack sawdust into paper muffin cups, above, or a cardboard egg carton. Melt paraffin wax or old candles in a double boiler, pour over the sawdust and allow to cool. Slow-burning when lit, these hotcakes make great starters for a fireplace or campfire.

First-rate fire starters: Pack sawdust into paper muffin cups or a cardboard egg carton. Melt old candles or paraffin, pour over the sawdust & allow to cool. Burn slow when lit but make great starters for a fireplace or campfire.

Pudding Lane EC3, London by Jamie Barras, via Flickr, where the Great Fire of London started in a bakery in 1666.

Pudding Lane, London, where the Great fire of London started in a bakery in 1666 Photo by Jamie Barras

The George Pub, Fleet Street, London, is the only wooden building to survive the Great Fire of London in 1666.

The George Pub, Fleet Street, London, is the only wooden building to survive the Great Fire of London in My mom and I age Bangers and Mash here. Marie C

This beautiful building in Fleet Street, known as "Prince Henry's Room", managed to escape the ravages of the fire. Once a tavern where Samuel Pepys liked to cavort, its intricately decorated plaster Jacobean ceiling is one of its most impressive features. Picture: Alamy

10 buildings that survived the Great Fire of London

'Prince Henry's Room', Fleet Street had once been a tavern where Samuel Pepys liked to cavort . Samuel Pepys wrote about the Great Fire of London in his diary on 2 September,

Mary Ann Bernal: History Trivia - The Great Fire of London begins in a bakery on Pudding Lane

The picture shows a horse running, a cart full of hay on fire and elizabethan houses burning.

September 5th 1666: Great Fire of London ends  On this day in 1666 the Great Fire of London ended after raging for three days. The fire originally broke out in Thomas Farynor’s bakery in Pudding Lane, near London Bridge. Strong winds created a firestorm which destroyed thousands of buildings, leaving almost 100,000 without homes. St. Paul’s Cathedral also fell to the flames.

The Great Fire of London was a major conflagration that swept through the central parts of the English city of London, from Sunday, 2 September to Wednesday, 5 September The fire gutted the medieval City of London inside the old Roman City Wall.

The George Pub on Fleet Street is the only wooden building to survive the Great Fire of London in 1666.

THE GEORGE, The George is a Victorian pub located on the boundary between the City of Westminster and the City of London

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