Medieval London

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The Staple Inn itself is located on the south side of High Holborn Street, WC1 and is a Tudor style building. Today, the Staple Inn consists of two buildings that can be seen on the facade, one being the original building (the five bays on the left)…

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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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The Hoop & Grape pub on Aldgate High Street is one of the only remaining medieval buildings. Its outside has jetties, which is the slight protrusion of the second floor, which is characteristic of medieval building style. The building also has a…

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This is a view of Lincoln's Inn Chapel located on the far right and some Old Hall buildings surrounding it.

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This is a picture of the opening brick archway of Lincoln's Inn.

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The medieval stone walls of St. Bride's crypt still stand today. The length of the wall along the left side of the crypt survives from the eleventh century, while the back and right-side wall are from the fifteenth century. Today, an exhibition…

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A garden covers the space formerly occupied by the Greyfriars Christ Church. The original site was not rebuilt after its destruction in 1666. The avenue of wooden towers, representative of the original thirteenth century church towers, marks the…

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This is the interior of Westminster Hall as it stands today, the majority of which is from the late medieval period, aside from multiple roof renovations. Note the hammer-beam ceiling, the architectural feat of Hugh Herland, each of which is…

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Winchester Palace, located in present-day Southwark about 250 meters west of the London Bridge, served as the London residence of the Bishops of Winchester during the Middle Ages.While the west wall remains standing, the other three stone walls were…
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