Medieval London

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Unwin-p35-TRADES1-s.jpg
Here is a map showing Candlewick Street, which is the original name of Cannon Street, and how it would have appeared in the Middle Ages.

medieval cheapside map.png
This map was published in 1633. It depicts London during the 1560s. West Cheap was situated in the west of the medieval city, beginning at the Great Conduit at the base of Old Jewry Street and running westward to a smaller conduit northeast of Saint…

london_1270_west_half-page-001.jpg
This map depicts the west half of London in 1270. The River Fleet can be seen running west of the city wall until it eventually meets the Thames. Fleet Bridge, Fleet Prison, and Fleet Street are also depicted on the map.

London 1270.pdf
This is a full map which illustrates London in 1270. The red circle highlights the area in which the iron anchor, from the Museum of London was excavated, at the River Thames near Blackfriars.

london wall 1520 small.jpg
This specific medieval chalice was found in London Wall. The chalice dates to the late fifteenth century. The map is of London in 1520, and the red outline marks the London Wall, where the chalice was excavated.

Location Carving Found.jpg
This is a 1300 map of London on which I marked, with a red star, the location of the Guildhall, since that is the location in which this stone shield was found.

Alembic London map.gif
This is a 1520 map upon which I marked, with a red star, Fenchurch Street, since that is where this alembic was excavated.

London in 1300.jpg
St. Giles' Cripplegate is located on Fore Street. This parish is seen as the central structure of the Barbican Estate. Today it is just a few blocks from the Museum of London. The exact location of St. Giles' Cripplegate is seen within the blue oval.

Map St. Bartholomew.jpg
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.

London32.gif
This is a section of the 1520 map of London. The red box indicates where the cemetery is located. To the east of The Tower, above East Smithfield street, and next to St. Mary Graces, is where the cemetery was built. However, in 1520 it was no…
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