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The Execution Dock and Blackwall Point
Following a rise of piracy from the fifteenth century, those pirates captured were hung at the Execution Dock, and then had their bodies displayed as a warning at Blackwall Point.
Winchester Palace and its Brothels
A fascinating account of the rules & regulations, including financial instruments, surrounding the brothels industry in medieval Lambeth, which paid for the erection of Winchester Palace
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The Tate Gallery in London stands in the same spot where Millbank prison once was. It is rumoured the red bricks were taken from the old prison and repurposed in the building of the Tate Gallery.