Old London New London
Originally the watergate from York House on to the River Thames, it passed in turn to George Villiers, the first Duke of Buckingham, and favourite of James I.
The Savoy Chapel. From Illustrated London News 21 October 1843.The Savoy Hospital for the poor was founded by Henry VII. The chapel dedicated to John the Baptist is the only part that survives.
Two views of Milford Lane looking south towards the river.
The watergate of Old Essex House, which belonged to Robert, Earl of Essex, favourite of Elizabeth I. Damaged by bombing in World War II.
Strand Lane once led right down to the waterfront before the building of the Victoria embankment. The Walford picture shows old tenements called Golden Buildings. Old and new look remarkably similar!