The Grapes, Limehouse. An historic riverside pub dating from 1585 and still in business today.

The Grapes, Limehouse, England. An historic riverside pub dating from 1585 and still in business today.

The Tabard Inn, Borough High Street, London. First established in 1307 and destroyed by fire in the 17th Century.

The Tabard Inn, Borough High Street, London. "First established in 1307 and destroyed by fire in the Century." This can't be the original Inn, as they did not have photography in the c. Maybe they rebuilt it?

The Penang in the Britannia Dry Dock, Millwall (1905)

barque 'Penang' in dry dock at Millwall 1932 - unknown - Royal Museums Greenwich Prints

Sugar being hoisted into warehouses at West India Docks, London.

Remarkable photographs of Canary Wharf show how busy financial centre was once a thriving port taking in sugar, rum and elephants

1900 ca. Sugar being hoisted into warehouses at West India Sugar being hoisted into warehouses at West India Docks where the Museum of London Docklands now stands.

Roman galley discovered during the construction of County Hall in 1910

Galley at County Hall site Roman galley discovered during the construction of County Hall in 1910

A view north in Golden Square, Soho, looking towards Upper James Street, with the large chimneys of the St James' and Pall Mall Electic Light Company's works on Marshall Street in the distance. 1902

A view north in Golden Square, Soho, looking towards Upper James Street, with the large chimneys of the St James' and Pall Mall Electic Light Company's works on Marshall Street in the distance. 1902 (towers long demolished now)

1812 - SOHO Square

Soho Square was built in the late and was initially one of the most fashionable addresses for Town dwellers. Originally called King’ Square in honor of King Charles II, its center hous…

Dick Whittington’s old house in London, late Elizabethan dwellings finally demolished in the 1890s (via Twitter / joeflanagan1)

24 Cloth Fair or the Dick Whittington Inn was a building of the sixteenth century once part of a row of medieval buildings lining the street. It stood at the end of cloth fair with the junction to Kinghorn st.

LONDON CITY GATES:Demolished 1760:Moorgate, Newgate, Aldgate Cripplegate, 1926

LONDON/TOWNS: Moorgate, Newgate, Aldgate and Cripplegate photographed from Faithful models; Vintage photographic book illustration, approximate size x x inches

Public Hanging of a Woman (woodcut) English School, (17th century)

Public Hanging of a Woman (woodcut) English School, century)

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