Forgotten Corners Of Old London | Spitalfields Life

Passage in Highgate, c. 1910

As one with a pathological devotion to walking through London’s sidestreets and byways, seeking to avoid the main roads wherever possible, these glass slides of the forgotten corners of London – used long ago by the London & Middlesex Archaeological Society for magic lantern shows at the Bishopsgate Institute – hold a special appeal for me. I have elaborate routes across the city which permit me to walk from one side to the other exclusively by way of the back streets and I discover all manner of delights neglected by those who…

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3 thoughts on “Forgotten Corners Of Old London | Spitalfields Life

  1. Wonderful stuff, Sarah. Even after 60 years of living in London, I always found something new to discover on a walk. Marvellous to see the cow in the park, ready to serve fresh milk!
    Best wishes, Pete.

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