Gobbets of the week #21

It’s been a good week for gobbets. Here are our 10 favourite London history links this week: 

1. Congratulations on Five years of London Historians! 

2. The wonderful world of archaeological poo. 

3. The parts of Roman London that are intact today. 


4. Super postcards of Old London. 

5. Dickens? History? London? It’s all here. 

6. Exhibition – Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon. 


7. An American in Greenwich. 

8. Famous Londoners: Judge Jeffreys. 

9. London’s Fishy Streets. 

10. The Real Goldfinger and Trellick Tower.


More? If you like our weekly gobbets, you might also like some of our longer posts on London’s history: 
Magnus, the Monument and Mice eating Cheese 

Fishwives and Firestarters: a load of old Billingsgate


Gobbets of the week #19

Here are links to the top 10 gobbets of London history that we liked this week:

1. A spectacular Resurrection Stone at St Andrew, Holborn. 


2. Erno Goldfinger’s Trellick Tower: from doom to desire. 

3. Vintage Videos of London released! 

4. In pictures: London’s lost department stores. 

5. Nine quiet places to explore in Fleet Street, Temple and Holborn. 

6. St Bartholomew’s Gatehouse: a rare survivor of pre-Fire London. 

7. London’s watery streets: from Jacob’s Well to Lamb’s Conduit. 

8. St Dunstan-in-the-East’s lovely garden. 

9. The site of Chaucer’s Tabard Inn

10. London Calling: a great image of Tower Bridge from @Fredtography