Medieval London

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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 map was produced in 1633, and it shows what London looked like in the 1560s. Aldgate High Street would have led from below the gate and through.

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Cannon Street is located in central London. The street used to be known as Candelewrithstret in 1183. The street is half a mile long.

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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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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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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 London Stone dates back to the Middle Ages, and is located on 111 Cannon Street. The stone is an irregular block of oolitic limestone, and stands behind a protective grille. The stone is 21 x 17 x 12 inches, and used to be a much larger object…

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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.
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