A woman lingers in front of the butcher in Borough High St, Southwark, London

A walk through Southwark and Borough, and brunch, 9 Jan. // A woman lingers in front of the butcher in Borough High St, Southwark, London

Gough Map first known full map of Britain 1350 AD.

The Gough Map is the oldest extant map of the roads of medieval Britain. It is about 115 x large and was made around It is named after Richard Gough, who donated the map to the Bodleian Library in

Row of houses, late 1800s London

London Slum Market Court, Kensington Who would have thought there once was a slum in an area that now has Harrods and Harvey Nichols in it?

In the shadow of St. Paul’s. The Blitz, London, 1940. Unattributed

The London Blitz. Still standing after endless German bombings, St. Paul's remained a beacon of hope, miracle and wonder in the dark days of WWII.

047511:Long Stairs Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown c.1930

Long Stairs, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1930 ~ The Long Stairs lead up to the Moot Hall, and start between the Cooperage and 'Buttress' merchant's house.

Karl Sander, a former German circus performer, demostrates his novel way of advertising as he rides besides a bus in Streatham in south London - 9 August 1932

Karl Sander, a former German circus performer, demonstrates his novel way of advertising as he rides besides a bus in Streatham in south London, 9 August 1932

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