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Sunday 20th May
11.30amlasts 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 this ancient riverside village. At the heart of it is the Parish Church, the one the Church Commissioners said no to! Close by we find Marc Brunel’s engine house, now a museum that celebrates the world’s first tunnel under a river We find old buildings that related to life on the river including where they once made and repaired Thames barges and the former mortuary where bodies retrieved from the Thames were taken. There are riverside pubs, an 18th century granary and a fragment of the Work House


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