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Old London Bridge. 1859. From The Book of the Thames from its Rise to its Fall, p. 369. [Click on this image and those below to enlarge them.]

Old London Bridge. "From a model by John Thorp in the London Museum." From London past and Present In the section “Before the Great Fire, 1666,” p. 21. Traitor's Gate appears at the extreme left, the Drawbridge on Nunsuch House in the center, and St. Magnus Church at the extreme left.

Left: Southwark end showing heads over Traitor's gate. Left: Nonsuch House and drawbridge. Both London past and Present, p. 23.

Left: Old London Bridge showing London Square and Remains of St. Thomas Chapel. Left: City End with St. Magnus Church. Both London past and Present, p. 22.

Related Material


Hall, Mr. and Mrs. S. C. The Book of the Thames from its Rise to its Fall. London: Arthur Hall, Virtue, and Cp., 1959. Internet Archive version of a copy in the William and Mary Darlington Memorial Libray, the University of Pittsburgh. Web. 10 March 2012.

Salaman, Malcolm C. London past and Present. London: The Studio, 1916. Web. 10 March 2012.

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