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The Grapes, Limehouse. An historic riverside pub dating from 1585 and still in business today.

The Grapes, Limehouse, England. An historic riverside pub dating from 1585 and still in business today.

When this photo was taken, The Carpenters’ Arms in Cheshire St was the most notorious pub in London – owned by the gangster twins, Reggie and Ronnie Kray who bought it in 1967 for their mother Violet.

The Krays manor-they bought this pub for their mum, Violet and lived 100 yds away. They had the counter made up of coffin lids - so the story goes.

At rear of St Bartholomew's Church

the-square-mile-of-london: At the back of St Bartholomew the Great, Cloth Fair, Smithfield, City of London,

Newcastle upon Tyne at the foot of the High Level Bridge. Some of these fabulous old buildings still remain.

Aftermath of a warehouse fire , riverside , Gateshead , Tyneside, North-East England Photographer Unknown. From the archives of Newcastle City Library

Petticoat Lane

24 Amazing Vintage Photographs That Capture Eager Crowds Surging Down Petticoat Lane Market in London from a Century Ago

St. Martin, Ludgate with St. Paul’s Cathedral, c. 1900 (via The Fogs & Smogs of Old London | Spitalfields Life)...  From...  http://coeurdelhistoire.tumblr.com/page/9

Martin, Ludgate (also called St Martin within Ludgate) and St Paul’s Cathedral, 1900 (from The Fogs & Smogs of Old London - Spitalfields Life)

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