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London’s Pocket Parks: Ropers Gardens, SW3
London’s Pocket Parks: Ropers Gardens, SW3

London’s Pocket Parks: Ropers Gardens, SW3

This sunken 1960s style garden exists thanks in part to the diligence of German bombers, but also a Tudor wedding.

Nov
12
2019
The lost dress of Elizabeth I – Revealed
The lost dress of Elizabeth I – Revealed

The lost dress of Elizabeth I – Revealed

Imagine if someone from London arrived at your most rural of rural churches and told you that bit of old fabric on the wall is worth a king's ransom?

Oct
01
2019
Bromley Hall – the oldest brick building in London
Bromley Hall – the oldest brick building in London

Bromley Hall – the oldest brick building in London

It looks like a fairly ordinary moderately old building next to a dirty noisy main road - but this old building is older than you could ever imagine. It's actually thought to be the oldest brick built building in London - and over 500 years old.

Sep
11
2019
London’s last Tudor Great Chamber to be restored
London’s last Tudor Great Chamber to be restored

London’s last Tudor Great Chamber to be restored

Hidden behind high walls near the Barbican can be found the last surviving Tudor Great Chamber in London, within the Charterhouse estate.

Jan
30
2019
This Tudor London map overlay is marvelous
This Tudor London map overlay is marvelous

This Tudor London map overlay is marvelous

A map of London, as it was during the era of the Tudor monarchs, give or take a few decades has been released by Layers of London.

Jun
13
2018
Tudor Palace remains found in Greenwich
Tudor Palace remains found in Greenwich

Tudor Palace remains found in Greenwich

The team working on restoring the ceiling of Greenwich's painted hall, have found something in the basement -- remains of Greenwich's Tudor palace.

Aug
14
2017
See the Tudor monarch’s Blood Royal in this exhibition
See the Tudor monarch’s Blood Royal in this exhibition

See the Tudor monarch’s Blood Royal in this exhibition

There a small, but interesting exhibition at the moment that puts on display a range of Tudor era paintings, books and royal documents.

Aug
05
2017