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Covent Garden

Sunday 24th June
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 the strip of land where monks from Westminster Abbey once grew food. Where the upmarket housing development built by the Earl of Bedford became London’s main fruit and vegetable market. Along the way there are Bow Street runners, the grandest of theatres and the handsomest barn in England.It became a Parish within a Parish and still has some interesting buildings including the church inside a theatre Our old map walk begins and ends by way of almost hidden alleys


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