Shad Thames, c1910. Much of the river Thames was lined by vertiginous warehouses creating dark canyons separated by slit-like alleys leading to ancient stairs, jetties and wharves. At Shad Thames a myriad of iron bridges spanned the street to allow goods to be moved across the walkways to warehouses inland.
Hampton Court - the Great Watching Chamber built in honor of Jane Seymour after she gave birth to Henry VIII's son and heir. The room's name comes from the presence of royal guards in the room protecting Henry VIII.