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

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

3-masted barque 'Penang' in dry dock at Millwall 1932 - Unknown - Royal Museums Greenwich Prints

3-masted barque 'Penang' in dry dock at Millwall 1932 - Unknown - Royal Museums Greenwich Prints

Queen Mary's Steps by Leonard Bentley, via Flickr, 1939 excavations for the new Ministry of Defence revealed Queen Mary's Steps which were part of King Henry VIII's Whitehall Palace, the steps led down to the  terrace overlooking the River Thames

Queen Mary's Steps by Leonard Bentley, via Flickr, 1939 excavations for the new Ministry of Defence revealed Queen Mary's Steps which were part of King Henry VIII's Whitehall Palace, the steps led down to the terrace overlooking the River Thames

Feminist graffiti on a billboard for Italian car maker Fiat, London, England, 1979, photograph by Jill Posener.

Feminist graffiti on a billboard for Italian car maker Fiat, London, England, 1979, photograph by Jill Posener.

Incredible photographs of London's hidden rivers. Oh, and a good article too.

The fascinating hidden history of London's lost rivers

Incredible photographs of London's hidden rivers. Oh, and a good article too.

Wych Street, 1901.   Wych Street is no longer there, but was a street in London, roughly where Australia House now stands on Aldwych. It ran west from the church of St Clement Danes on the Strand to a point towards the southern end of Drury Lane. The street was demolished by the London County Council in around 1901, as part of the redevelopment that created the Kingsway and Aldwych.

Wych Street, 1901. Wych Street is no longer there, but was a street in London, roughly where Australia House now stands on Aldwych. It ran west from the church of St Clement Danes on the Strand to a point towards the southern end of Drury Lane. The street was demolished by the London County Council in around 1901, as part of the redevelopment that created the Kingsway and Aldwych.

Never before seen photographs of the construction of Tower Bridge being constructed have been unveiled after a stash of hundred-year-old photos were found in a skip.

Photographs of Tower Bridge being constructed are found in a skip

Never before seen photographs of the construction of Tower Bridge being constructed have been unveiled after a stash of hundred-year-old photos were found in a skip.

What a brilliant historical photo!!    Never before seen photographs of the construction of Tower Bridge being constructed have been unveiled after a stash of hundred-year-old photos were found in a skip.

Photographs of Tower Bridge being constructed are found in a skip

What a brilliant historical photo!! Never before seen photographs of the construction of Tower Bridge being constructed have been unveiled after a stash of hundred-year-old photos were found in a skip.

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