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John Norden: London Bridge, looking upstream in Shakespeare's time. 1597.
The Araignment (sic) of John Selman
North East view of an old house lately standing in Sweedon's Passage, Grub Street. . . . Drawn in July 1791. London Published as the Act Directs Jany 29 1811, By John Thomas Smith
Old houses lately standing at the South corner of Hosier Lane, Smithfield External specimen of the plain gable style. These houses were taken down in Octr. 1809. Drawn in April 1795. London Published as the Act Directs Jany. 29th, 1811, By John Thomas Smith
The southern end of London Bridge led directly into the parish of St. Mary Overy. This was a busy area for industry as is indicated by the mechanical hoist in Norden's drawing. People travelling on foot, or horseback to the theatres and other entertainments of the district passed this way every day.