Building    From 1281  To 1737

Stocks Market

Categories: Commerce

The Stocks Market was where fishmongers and butchers sold their victuals. It took its name from a pair of stocks erected there in 1281 for the punishment of offenders. In 1738 the Mansion House was built on the site.

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Stocks Market

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Stocks Market

Adjoining this spot stood the Stocks Market, 1282 - 1737. Corporation of the...

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Sunlight Wharf

Sunlight Wharf

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1 memorial
Nicholas Saunders

Nicholas Saunders

Researched, published and distributed 'Alternative London' 1970. Moved into a warehouse in Neal's Yard in 1976 and starting with a wholefood shop he developed the area as an alternative shopping c...

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1 memorial
Highbury Barn

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1 memorial
Samuel Bourne Bevington

Samuel Bourne Bevington

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Person, Commerce, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration

3 memorials
Italo Svevo

Italo Svevo

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Person, Commerce, Literature, Austria, Hungary, Italy

1 memorial