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Millbank

Saturday 17th May
11am lasts about two hours
£10 (concessions £8) book by emailing Ken at oldmapken@yahoo.co.uk
you will be notified of meeting place on booking

Walk with old maps exploring behind the long riverside street south of Westminster Abbey. On this area of marshland was built a notorious Victorian prison and the most baroque Church in London. We see what replaced the prison and how the neighbourhood was re-built after the London Flood of 1928 Along the way we encounter the outer walls of the Penitentiary, Edward Luytens only social housing and the man who was Captain of HMS Tartar in 1776.

St Luke’s

Saturday 26th April
11am lasts about two hours
£10 (concesions £8) book by emailing oldmapken@yahoo.co.uk
you will be notified of meeting place on booking

Walk with old maps exploring the almost lost neighbourhood between Clerkenwell and Shoreditch. We see what became of Pesthouse Row and dicover a lost burial ground used for un-claimed bodies. Along the way we encounter a pub with it’s own nursery rhyme, a tantilising fragemnt of the Workhouse wall and the Church the Parish never wanted.

Vauxhall

Saturday 10th May
11am lasts about two hours
£10 (concessions £8) book by emailing Ken at oldmapken@yahoo.co.uk
you will be notified of meeting place on booking

Walk with old maps round site of World’s first Pleasure Gardens 1661-1859. Along the way we encounter a Victorian church built with it’s own Art School, a hidden cottage from 1710 and the Gothic splendour of Doultons. We see how the Ragged School survived the widening of the railway.

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