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Bethnal Green


Sunday 25th February
11am lasts about two hours
£10 (concessions £8)
Book by emailing Ken at oldmapguy@gmail.com
you will be notified of meeting place on booking
Latest bookings 9am morning of the tour

Walk with old maps exploring buildings, byways and characters around this ancient open space. From fields to overcrowded streets, old maps are a good way into the story of this East End neighbourhood. Despite bomb damage and slum clearance there is still much for us to see, like the Good Shepherd Mission, serving the community since 1872 and one of the few churches designed by Sir John Soane. Along the way we encounter Queen Adelaide’s Dispensary, the Parish Watch House and the Mad House on the Green

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