The Hardy Tree    In the churchyard of St Pancras Old Church in London, hundreds of old gravestones circle an ash tree.  In the 1860's an older part of the churchyard was designated to make way for a new railway line. Coffins were removed with care and reburied elsewhere. Some of the headstones were placed in a circular pattern around a young ash tree in the churchyard. Over the decades the tree has, inevitably grown and parts of the headstones nearest the tree have disappeared in to its…

The Hardy Tree: To make way for a new railway line in the century, the writer Thomas Hardy (then a trainee architect) oversaw the excavation of the graveyard at St. Pancras Old Church in London. The coffins were removed and reburied elsewhere, b

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

St Barts, London.

St Bartholomew The Great - this is the [reverse side of the] Tudor gatehouse to the priory church, which leads onto West Smithfield. The stone arch is all that remains of the former entrance to the Western façade, destroyed in 1539 during the dissolution

The Cross Keys, Covent Garden London

The Cross Keys, Covent Garden, London. There are, or were, about pubs in London and trying them all out is a traditional London pastime.

London first coffee house that opened between 1650 and 1652

The Jamaica Wine House, London Tucked away in St Michael's Alley, part of a labyrinth of charming medieval courts and alleys off Cornhill and Lombard Street, the Jamaica Wine House was originally London's first coffee house, which opened in 1652

London at Christmas <3

After panic Saturday, it's chaos Sunday! Christmas shoppers spend £1.5million-a-minute in last-minute dash to the stores

Christmas in London - Oxford Street. I like to spend Christmas at home, but one year I'd like to come here in the days before the and get some Christmas presents.

14th, September, 1940: People in the street with their furniture and belongings in a street in the London area, with their damaged homes in the background (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

WWII September 1940 People in the street with their furniture and belongings in the London area, with their damaged homes in the background. (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

london...my favorite place

Browse photos of flower covered home facades, featuring climbing roses on houses, wisteria flowers in bloom, and more florals covering cottages and brightly colored doors. Domino shares flower covered homes in celebration of summer.

The 12 Best Riverside Pubs in London! From east to west, these are the best places for a pint on the Thames.

12 Best Riverside Pubs in London

The 12 Best Riverside Pubs in London! From east to west, these are the best places for a pint on the Thames. The riverside is great for a And you can keep your scooter in a ScooterSlingz bag when not in use.

London Smog Disaster of 1952 ~ Looks like the chap leading the bus is carrying a lighted torch ~

Strangely, as a kid I loved it when the smog was this thick as it gave me the perfect excuse to be late for school.A man guiding a London bus through thick fog with a flaming torch, 1952

The Real Ripper Street, Whitechapel, London (back street)

Photographs Dickens’s Victorian London Oxford Arms around a typical example of a galleried inn and finally demolished in 1876

London's Ye Old Cock Tavern--been a pub since 1594 and has the narrowest frontage of any pub in London. Tasty food too!

Ye Olde Cock Tavern, Fleet Street, London - originally built before the century. It has been frequented by Samuel Pepys, Alfred Tennyson and Charles.

East Londoners are made homeless during German air raids on London. © Fred Ramage/Keystone/Getty Images

London During The Blitz: East Londoners are made homeless during German air raids on London. (Photo by Fred Ramage/Keystone/Getty Images).

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