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Old London 1914


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Old London 1914

7 mins United Kingdom

The buildings of 'old' London have always fascinated readers and audiences, from John Stow's survey in 1598 down the centuries into the film era. This revealing film covers a variety of the capital's treasures, including Henry VIII's hunting lodge in Chelsea, the 'new' Temple Bar put up in 1878, Cloth Fair and the Old Dick Whittington pub (a 15th century building demolished in 1916), Spaniard's Inn and the 15th century Crosby Hall, once home to Thomas More, which was moved stone by stone to Chelsea Embankment.

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