Fortifications of London
The fortifications of London are extensive and mostly well maintained, though many of the City of London's fortifications and defences were dismantled in the 17th and 18th century. Many of those that ...
Survey of London
The Survey of London is a research project to produce a comprehensive architectural survey of the former County of London. It was founded in 1894 by Charles Robert Ashbee, an Arts-and-Crafts architect...
York Buildings Water Tower
The York Buildings Waterworks' Water Tower was a water tower on the north bank of the River Thames and a dominant feature of the 18th century London skyline.The water tower was a wooden structure, 70 ...
Christ Church Greyfriars
Christ Church Greyfriars, also known as Christ Church Newgate Street, was a church in Newgate Street, opposite St Paul's Cathedral in the City of London. Established as a monastic church in the thirte...
Disappearing London
Disappearing London is a British documentary television series that was broadcast on ITV London. In each episode, Madness frontman Suggs "searches out the people and places that give London its quirky...
GHQ Line
The GHQ Line (General Headquarters Line) was a defence line built in the United Kingdom during World War II to contain an expected German invasion. The British Army had abandoned most of its equipment...
Westcombe Park
0°01′06″E / 51.484020°N 0.018458°E / 51.484020; 0.018458Westcombe Park is a largely residential area in Blackheath in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, south-east London, Englan...
Metropolitan Cattle Market
The Metropolitan Cattle Market (later Caledonian Market), just off the Caledonian Road in the parish of Islington (now the London Borough of Islington) was built by the City of London Corporation and ...
Royal Hospital Chelsea
0°9′28″W / 51.48639°N 0.15778°W / 51.48639; -0.15778The Royal Hospital Chelsea is a retirement home and nursing home for some 300 retired British soldiers, located on Royal Ho...
Military citadels under London
A number of military citadels are known to have been constructed underground in central London, dating mostly from the Second World War and the Cold War. Unlike traditional above-ground citadels, the...
Civitas Londinium
Civitas Londinium is the title of what is probably the earliest proper map (as opposed to panoramic view, such as those of Anton van den Wyngaerde) of London.It has long been attributed to Ralph Agas:...
Crofton Roman Villa
Crofton Roman Villa in Orpington, in the London Borough of Bromley, is a Roman villa which was inhabited between approximately 140 and 400 AD. It was the centre of a farming estate of about 500 acres...
Yorkshire Stingo
The Yorkshire Stingo was a public house in Marylebone, London which was a significant landmark outside central London in the 18th and 19th centuries.Located on the south side of the Marylebone Road, i...
London Defence Positions
The London Defence Positions were 19th century earthworks in the south-east of England, designed to protect London from foreign invasion landing on the south coast. The 1859 Royal Commission on the D...
Tower of London
Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, known as the Tower of London, is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London. It lies within the London Borough of Towe...
Cremorne Gardens, London
Cremorne Gardens were popular pleasure gardens by the side of the River Thames in Chelsea, London. They lay between Chelsea Harbour and the end of the King's Road and flourished between 1845 to 1877; ...
London to Lewes Way (Roman road)
The London to Lewes Way is a 71 kilometres (44 mi) long Roman road between Watling Street at Peckham and Lewes in Sussex. The road passes through Beckenham and West Wickham, then crosses the Nort...