Medieval London

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Spanish Cuenca Tiles in Alcazar Gardens .JPG
Emperor Charles V's pavilion at the Alcazar Gardens in Sevile, Spain. A demonstration of the beauty of cuenca seca tiles and their popularity among the elite.

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Circled in red is Southwark Cathedral (St Mary Overie) as where it was located c. 1300. Currently, Southwark Cathedral is in the same location.

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This is Southwark Cathedral from the outside as it looks in present day. Although this is not all the original gothic architecture, it is a renovation in the gothic architectural style that was used in medieval times. However, aspects inside the…

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This shows the remnants of the medieval priory. Here, the Norman architecture is noticeable by how the arches are more rounded at the top. It is made up of ragstone rubble. These are present in the back right portion of the cathedral, near the south…

St. Bartholomew Church .jpg
Because many churches were taken over by existing congregations, many architectural features of the church have been altered in some way since its founding; many, however, still retain their original medieval features. The North aisle retains…

St. Bartholomew Choir.jpg
The choir is four bays long and has cylindrical piers and unmoulded arches, typical of the twelfth century.

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A floor plan of St. Bartholomew the Great Church that includes all the aspects of the original church.

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St. Bartholomew the Great Church is located in West Smithfield (located on the left top-hand side of the map). It is marked with a red circle.

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This is a picture of St. Bartholomew's Hospital, located in Smithfield, London.The hospital was founded in 1123 by Rahere. In medieval London, hospitals were used to care for the sick, house the homeless, and provide beds, food, and education to…

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This is a picture of the square church tower, which remains as part of St. Bartholomew- the- Less. This was a chapel that was part of St. Bartholomew's Hospital during medieval times. Along with some stonework found in the hospital, this is the only…
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