Medieval London

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The Restored Ludgate Blackfriars Friary, built in 1672

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A layout of the original Ludgate Blackfriars, before the dissolution in 1538.

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This photo captures the original fourteenth century wall at the center of the frame and monastic gate at the far left. The wall was constructed out of flint and part of its eastern front was knocked down to make room for the Tudor era mansion's…

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This is the surviving door way to Cell B, the second of the twenty-five cells built around the Great Cloister by Henry Yevele. Construction on Cell B began on May 12, 1371. The carved stone doorway, food port, and original fourteenth century Flemish…

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A map marking the location of the Carthusian monastery at Charterhouse in 1520. This provides a visual understanding of how Charterhouse's location tied in perfectly with its mission. Laying just outside of Cripplegate in the open moor fields to the…

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This is the tower and main entrance of St. Sepulchre without Newgate church. It is the remaining medieval part of the structure.

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This is a map of the Newgate area around the year 1270. St. Sepulchre without Newgate church is circled in red.

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St. Botolph's without Aldgate dates all the way back to 1108; the building seen here dates from 1744, but there has been a church on this site since Norman times. The church is located at the Western end of Aldgate High Street.

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The street is lined with luxury clothing stores, commercial banks, food outlets, and even an eight-floor mall complex, complete with restaurants, cafes, and high-end retail stores. On the left side of the picture is St. Mary-le-Bow church, which…

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Here is a photo of St Helen's Bishopsgate as it appears in 2015. The two churches continue to rest alongside each other. The building is largely constructed of reigate stone, and the depressed arches of the windows emphasize the building's Gothic…
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