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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital

The pioneering female doctor set up this hospital for women in the nineteenth century against fierce opposition.

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John Groom’s Flower Girls’ Mission

Discover the alley which housed the clubroom of the John Groom Watercress and Flower Girls’ Christian Mission from 1866, where flower women could go for an early morning breakfast-and-bible-lesson after buying their flowers at the market.

St Paul’s, Bow Common

St Pauls, Bow Common. East end, brutalist-style church by Maguire and Murray, voted by Britain’s best modern church in 2013.

The Inner Temple

An account of a patch of land between Fleet Street and the Thames. Now occupied residentially by judges and senior lawyers and enclosing the Inner Temple library and nearby Temple Church, the land was originally leased by the Knights Templar in the fourteenth century. Its rose garden was later – according to William Shakespeare – the place where the fifteenth century War of the Roses began.