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Borough Walk with Old Maps


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Join Ken Titmuss for a walk with old maps round an area of London that has for centuries been a point of arrival and departure.

Learn about A grade II listed Victorian warehouse and the secret life of a building that was in the 1870s a hat factory. What was it before and what is it now?

There are examples of the housing that Octavia Hill was responsible for.

Learn about the less secret legacy of Rowland Hill's Surrey Chapel and encounter Bella of Blackfriars. Amidst the lost industries there is Shelley.

The spirit of Charles Dickens is never far away; follow his journey from Lant Street to the Marshalsea and with an old map see how the prison was laid out.

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