June 2020 archive

Thorpe Close, W10

Thorpe Close is a redevelopment of the former Thorpe Mews, laid waste by the building of the Westway.

Barnet Gate Lane, EN5

Barnet Gate Lane runs from Barnet Road before its name changes to Mays Lane when it reaches Totteridge.

Hercules Road, SE1

Hercules Road runs north from Lambeth Road near Lambeth Palace, on the site of Penlington Place.

Oxford Street, W1S

Oxford Street is England’s most famous and popular shopping street.

Old maps collection

HAMPSTEAD John Rocque’s Map of Hampstead (1762)

Shoulder of Mutton Alley, E14

Shoulder of Mutton Alley might derive its name from an inn – or something more earthy.

Lost London

  Containing more than 500 unseen photographs from the archives of English Heritage, this collection shows Elizabethan, Georgian and Victorian London before the major 20th century redevelopments. Lost London is the story of the city as told through the buildings, parks and palaces that are no longer with us. Places like the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, …

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