Building (744 subjects)

Hall of the Worshipful Company of Masons

Hall of the Worshipful Company of Masons

From The Masons: "Between 1483 and 1865 the Masons’ Company Halls (both the pre and post Great Fire) stood on the site of what is now 12 Mason’s Avenue. A certain amount is known about both buildin...

Building, Liveries & Guilds

1 memorial
St Mary Axe Church

St Mary Axe Church

Its full name was the Church of St Mary, St Ursula and her 11,000 Virgins. The origin of the nick name supposedly derives either from a sign of an axe over the east end of the church or from a reli...

Building, Religion

1 memorial
Kingston Lodge

Kingston Lodge

Home to George Meredith, 1864-7. In response to our search Google presented this image but does not provide full access to the apparent source, "Selected Letters of George Meredith", so we cannot ...

Building, Architecture

1 memorial
Australia House

Australia House

Home of the High Commission of Australia. Designed by Alexander Marshall Mackenzie and built by Dove Brothers. Construction commenced in 1913, but as many of the building materials came from Austra...

Building, Property, Australia

1 memorial
Albany Hall

Albany Hall

Our Picture source dates the image as 1899 and gives the architect as A. J. Perriam. On this 1895 OS map the building is labelled Albany Hall. and on this 1916 OS map "Institute". From Art in the P...

Building, Property

1 memorial
Old Limehouse

Old Limehouse

Old Limehouse, built around 1705 and demolished in 1935. The original door is held by the Ragged School Museum, Bow, E3.

Building, Property

1 memorial
Rockhills

Rockhills

Home of Sir Joseph Paxton, 1852-65 (from when the Crystal Palace was rebuilt in Penge Park through to his death) and Sir Henry Buckland 1922-56. The dates are off the plaque and you'll note the ove...

Building, Property

1 memorial
Queen Elizabeth College Almshouses

Queen Elizabeth College Almshouses

Founded by William Lambard to house twenty local, elderly, poor people and entrusted to be run by the Drapers' Company. The original buildings were demolished in 1818, and their replacements were e...

Building, Community / Clubs, Philanthropy

2 memorials
Biggott House / Bigod House

Biggott House / Bigod House

Queen's-Haven have a post about this house, where it was and what occupied the site after it was gone, and gives "Norfolk House ... lies to the south of the foundations of Bigod House, sometimes ca...

Building, Property

1 memorial
Sun Public House

Sun Public House

This pub was destroyed in a WW2 air raid shortly before closing time on 25th September 1940. The plaque says that 20 people were killed; Pubwiki puts the number at 16. The site stood empty for many...

Building, Commerce, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink

1 memorial
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