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London’s Alleys: Brabant Court, EC3
London’s Alleys: Brabant Court, EC3

London’s Alleys: Brabant Court, EC3

This is a chaming litle cobbled courtyard next to the Walkie Talkie skyscraper, that contains one of the few surviving  Georgian buildings in the City of London.

Nov
30
2020
Pox populi: Georgian London as a haven for sexual diseases
Pox populi: Georgian London as a haven for sexual diseases

Pox populi: Georgian London as a haven for sexual diseases

The diaries of Georgian Londoners have long suggested the city was a hotbed of vice and sex, but its becoming clearer just how widespread sexual diseases had become.

Jul
07
2020
Queen Caroline’s Bath in Greenwich
Queen Caroline’s Bath in Greenwich

Queen Caroline’s Bath in Greenwich

Rather too well hidden behind a dense hedge can be found the remains of a Georgian bath that was used by the estranged wife of King George IV, Queen Caroline.

Aug
04
2018
See a Georgian Miscellany of Medicine
See a Georgian Miscellany of Medicine

See a Georgian Miscellany of Medicine

A dead cock fed on peppercorns, equal quantities of opium, saltpetre and liquorice, a tincture of mercury -- are recommended treatments of Georgian London, and on display at the moment.

Apr
03
2018
The Georgian Dining Academy
The Georgian Dining Academy

The Georgian Dining Academy

A fairly rare chance to dine, for a price, at Simpson's Tavern in the evening hours.

Oct
24
2015
Rare opening of a derelict Georgian house
Rare opening of a derelict Georgian house

Rare opening of a derelict Georgian house

A note for your diaries, as next month there will be a rare opportunity to explore a tiny jewel of secret London, a 1719 Huguenot merchant's house

May
05
2015
A crumbling Georgian House in Spitalfields
A crumbling Georgian House in Spitalfields

A crumbling Georgian House in Spitalfields

Just off the crowded bustle of London's Brick Lane is a small side street that conceals a historical marvel - a crumbling, derelict building within which lurks the unrestored remnants of one of London's oldest synagogues.

Jun
18
2010
Goodwin’s Court – London’s “real” Diagon Alley
Goodwin’s Court – London’s “real” Diagon Alley

Goodwin’s Court – London’s “real” Diagon Alley

In the world of Harry Potter is a place - a magical place full of Dickensian shops for the convenience of magicians and students - a place called Diagon Alley. Would it amaze you to learn that such a place actually exists in London?

Sep
27
2008