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…

dichotomization: “ The Hardy Tree In the churchyard of St Pancras Old Church in London, hundreds of old gravestones circle an ash tree. In the an older part of the churchyard was designated to.

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 is Warren Mews in the Fitzrovia neighborhood of Central London. Fitzrovia is just north of Soho. Awesome neighborhood... pubs, restaurants, galleries, all hidden in back alleys... like a lot of places in London. The best parts of London, and the most magical are off the tourist track, in the back alleys.

Cobblestone street London - Mews were the alley entrances to stables for horses/carriages behind the large houses. Converted to separate homes now.

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.

Brick Lane cafe owner. East London England. 1974. Photographer: Homer Sykes. Another from the Spitalfields blog. Terrific stuff.

Brick Lane cafe owner, East London, England by Homer Sykes, 1974 Look at the prices!

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)

September, People with their furniture and belongings in a street in the London area; their damaged homes are in the background ( B/W. Photo by Popperfoto/Getty ) B/W Photo Colourised by Pearse.

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