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Stepney


Saturday 3rd 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 buildings and byways around the east end’s Church of the High Seas.There are the tenements erected by the Four Per Cent Industrial Dwellings Company and streets of houses built on Mercers land during the 1820’s. Some fine houses from an earlier age survive including one built in 1694. We see what happened to the site of the workhouse and find boundaries written in stone This is an old map walk where we are rewarded by looking carefully.

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