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

This alley has changed a fair bit over the centuries, but the heart of it, a courtyard has been there ever since it was created. It’s also lead a fairly uneventful life, busy, but never notorious.

London’s Alleys: St Olave’s Court, EC2
London’s Alleys: St Olave’s Court, EC2

This alley near the Guildhall seems to have been in existence since the 11th century.

Have you ever seen the Mercers’ Maidens around London
Have you ever seen the Mercers’ Maidens around London

If you’ve ever seen them, you might think they’re just old decoration, but many buildings in London are adorned with the bust of an anonymous woman.