Great Fire of London

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 Anchor Alehouse, Bankend, SE1 Pepys "took refuge" here watched the Great Fire of 1666 destroy London.

The Anchor Alehouse, Bankend, Pepys "took refuge" here watched the Great Fire of 1666 destroy London.

The Monument to The Great Fire of London built 1671

London's best buildings by Sir Christopher Wren. Monument to the Great Fire of London Built Didn't climb it. Just walked around it and took pictures.

St. Paul's Cathedral and Monument - The Monument to the Great Fire of London, more commonly known simply as the Monument, is a stone Roman Doric column in the City of London, near the northern end of London Bridge, which commemorates the Great Fire of London. Construction - 1671, architects Christopher Wren and Robert Hooke | Wikipedia

Paul's Cathedral and Monument - The Monument to the Great Fire of London, more commonly known simply as the Monument, is a stone Roman Doric column in the City of London, near the northern end of London Bridge, which commemorates the Great Fire of Lon

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 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

A map of the area affected. There was a large area affected.

Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): Ths Day in History: Sep Great Fire of London begins


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