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Stepney


Saturday 29th April
11am lasts about two hours
£10 (concessons £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 Companany. Each flat consisted of two rooms, with a shared wash-house and kitchen. Some fine houses from an earlier age survive including one built in 1694. This is an old map walk where we are rewarded by looking carefully. Along the way we encounter a guardian of the poor, the governor’s widow and an errant grave digger.

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