Medieval London

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This is a map of London circa 1300. Moorgate can be seen north of the Thames, under Moorfields.

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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 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 photograph of the intersection of Holywell Lane and Curtain Road in Shoreditch, London. This location is where the Walbrook began in medieval London before it went onwards to Moorfields and down to the River Thames.

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This image depicts the location where the Walbrook would empty out into the River Thames. It is located below the present day Cannon Street Underground Station, near Walbrook street.

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This is a map of the City of London in 1300. This map demonstrates that the Walbrook begins a bit before Moorfields, extends throughout the middle of the City, and empties into the River Thames at Dowgate.

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The Agas map with Leadenhall Market marked in blue.

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While the original market no longer remains, Leadenhall Street retains its original medieval layout

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The Old Jewry was a Jewish ghetto in twelfth and thirteenth centuries in London. Its main street, Jewry Street (now known as Old Jewry Street), is approximately 20 feet wide, 476 feet long, runs north to south from Gresham Street to Poultry Street,…
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