Westminster Hall today - The magnificent hammer-beam roof of Westminster Hall, Houses of Parliament, is the largest medieval timber roof in Northern Europe. The roof was commissioned in 1393 by Richard II, and is a masterpiece of design.
The Prospect of Whitby is a historic public house on the banks of the Thames at Wapping in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. It lays claim to being the site of the oldest riverside tavern, dating from around
St Bartholomew's gatehouse leading to the oldest parish church in London; century St Bartholomew-the-Great. In 1916 a German Zeppelin bomb fell nearby causing tiles to fall off, revealing this Elizabethan half timber fronted house built in