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York watergate, from 1626. The Thames bank reached up to here, and this was the entrance to the mansion of George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham.
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York watergate. The blue plaque marks the edge of the bank of the Thames.
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Cleopatra's needle. The two Sphinx are facing the wrong way, inwards rather than outwards!
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Savoy chapel, dating from 1505. The Savoy holel is in the background.
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The Institute of Electrical Engineers building, with a statue to Faraday at its front.
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Towards the Victoria embankment
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Walking along the Strand. To the left is the original shop set up by Twinings to sell tea and coffee, and which has been continuously trading form almost 300 years (it is thought this is a world record).
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The old Bailey
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The law courts
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The gas lights in the centre appear to all be in working order
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The rose garden whete the English civil war of the roses is reputed to have started
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The middle Temple
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The door on the left of this courtyard carries the names of young barristers and other members of the legal profession who lodge here.
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The side of the Temple church
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The Temple church dates from 1185 and was built by the Knights Templar.
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The Temple Church
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Effigies of knights, dating from around 1150.
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Stained glass windows in the Temple Church.
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Inner Temple
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Temple gardens
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Inner Temple
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Tudor Street
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