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Covent Garden

Thursday 20th April
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 taking a fresh look at this well worn tourist destination. We start and finish by way of almost hidden alleys. We see how the Duke of Bedford’s personal parish became a fruit and vegetable market. There is the surviving example of a carriage making workshop, a wooden framed building from 1623 with a Georgian exterior and a church that appears to be inside a theatre! Along the way we encounter Inigo Jones, J M W Turner and Lady Joan Bradbury.

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