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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th August 1966 Born today: Rosey Edeh, London England, Canadian 400m hurdler (Olympics-4-92, 96)

16th August 1944 Dutch begin diplomatic contact with Vatican in London

16th August 1939 Born today: Carol Shelley, London, actress (Gwendolyn Pidgeon-Odd Couple)

16th August 1934 Born today: John Standing, London England, actor (Edward-Lime Street)

16th August 1924 Conference about German recovery payments opens in London

16th August 1885 Born today: Charles Carson, London England, actor (Cry the Beloved Country)

Top Ancient-related places to visit in London.



London's ancient origins are plenty documented from the Roman burial excavaltions by archeaologists to the remaining parts of the old walls to hidden rivers, to folklore crime and legends, London's riven with ancient tales and stories from days of yore...

TOP 10 ANCIENT RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE ANCIENT SIGHTS:

11. Oldest Shopfront in London @ 56 Artillery Lane
12. London's Gladiator Colosseum @ Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street, London
13. The Cheapside Cross @ Cheapside, London
14. St Margarets and Captain Cook @ Abbey Road, Barking
15. London's Oldest Outdoor Statue @ Trinity Church Square, Southwark
16. Oldest house in the City @ 41/42 Cloth Fair, London
17. Richmond Palace Gatehouse @ The Wardrobe, Richmond
18. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
19. Walnut Tree House @ 500 High Street, Leyton
20. St Nicholas' Church @ Deptford Green, London
21. Charterhouse @ Charterhouse Square, Smithfield, London
22. Oldest Church in London? @ St Peter on Cornhill, Cornhill, London
23. The Temple of Mithras @ Temple Court, Queen Victoria Street, London
24. London's First Bridge @ River Thames, Vauxhall
25. Lesnes Abbey Ruins @ Abbey Road, Belvedere, Kent
26. The Oldest Bridge still in use @ Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
27. Beddington Roman Villa @ Beddington Sewage Works, Croydon
28. Pole Hill's Inaccurate Obelisk @ Pole Hill, Chingford
29. Edward III's House @ Bermondsey Wall East
30. The Hoop & Grapes @ 47 Aldgate High Street
31. Hadrian's Well @ 30 Gresham Street
32. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
33. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
34. Number 1 Poultry @ 1 Poultry, London
35. The Rose Theatre @ 21 New Globe Walk, London
36. Old Bank of England Pub @ 194 Fleet Street
37. Middle Temple Hall @ Middle Temple Lane, London
38. Well Hall Pleasaunce @ Well Hall Road, Eltham
39. The Ship Tavern @ 27 Lime Street
40. Bruce Castle Museum @ Lordship Lane, Tottenham
41. London's Female Gladiator @ 159 Great Dover Street, Southwark
42. The Lamb and Flag @ 33, Rose Street
43. London Bridge @ London Bridge, Southwark, London
44. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
45. The Roman Bath @ 5 Strand Lane, London
46. Headstone Manor @ Pinner View, Middlesex
47. The Cherry Tree @ 22 The Green, Southgate, London
48. Ambresbury Banks @ Epping Forest
49. The Last Wherryman's Seat @ Bankside, Southwark Bridge, Southwark
50. Forest Gate's Old Spotted Dog @ 212 Upton Lane, Forest Gate
51. The Cutty Sark @ 2 Greenwich Church Street, Greenwich, London
52. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
53. The York Watergate @ Embankment Gardens, Westminster, London
54. The London Stone @ Cannon Street, London
55. Fulham Palace @ Bishop's Avenue, Fulham, London
56. Saffron Hill @ Saffron Hill, Farringdon
57. Chapter House @ East Cloisters, Westminster Abbey, London
58. Merton Priory @ Merantun Way, Merton
59. The Petrie Museum @ UCL, Malet Place, Bloomsbury
60. The Old Bell Tavern @ 95 Fleet Street, City of London
61. Lockwood Reservoir's Archaeology @ Lea Valley
62. Shakespeare's Curtain Theatre @ Curtain Road, Shoreditch
63. The Ancient House @ Walthamstow Village, London
64. The Museum of London @ 150 London Wall, Barbican