London’s water gates date from the time before the building of the embankment and the road on the north side of the river, when the tidal wash reached a lot Continue Reading
The principal street in this ward having been originally the corn market for the city, obtained the name of Cornhill, and communicated the same name to the ward. It is Continue Reading
South out of Thames Street to the Thames, leading to Wood Wharf, near Peter’s Hill. In Queenhithe Ward (Leake, 1666-Boyle, 1799). Site now occupied by wharves and warehouses, etc.