London Wall: Pizza Express

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Start at the Pizza Express

Start at the Pizza Express

'The Monument' to the Great Fire of London by Robert Hooke

'The Monument' to the Great Fire of London by Robert Hooke

'The Monument' - bas relief sculpture by Caius Cibber

'The Monument' - bas relief sculpture by Caius Cibber

 

Not a picture of Robert Hooke (because no likeness of Hooke survives)

Not a picture of Robert Hooke (because no likeness of Hooke survives) architect of new Bedlam Hospital

Caius Cibber; sculpted the bas reliefs on The Monument and asked to work on new Bedlam

Caius Cibber; sculpted the bas reliefs on 'The Monument' and was asked to work on the new Bedlam Hospital

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A spanking new gate in London Wall - Moor Gate - giving access to Moor Fields

A spanking new gate in London Wall - Moor Gate - giving access to Moor Fields

Hooke's Bethlem

Hooke's Bethlem

The magnificent new Bethlem Royal Hospital by Robert Hooke, 1676, ran along London Wall from Blomfield Street to Moorgate

The magnificent new Bethlem Royal Hospital by Robert Hooke, 1676, ran along London Wall from Blomfield Street to Moorgate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cary’s map of 1795 with Moor Field and Robert Hooke’s Bedlam (1676-1815) centre top of map 

Cary’s map of 1795 with Moor Field and Robert Hooke’s Bedlam (1676-1815) centre top of map 

 

All Hallows, London Wall, by George Dance the Younger

All Hallows, London Wall, by George Dance the Younger

Apse at All Hallows modelled on the Temple of Venus and Rome on the Roman Forum

Apse at All Hallows modelled on the Temple of Venus and Rome on the Roman Forum

 

 

Temple of Venus and Rome on the Roman Forum

Temple of Venus and Rome on the Roman Forum

 

 

 

 

 

Venus ‘receiver of ill fortune’

Venus ‘receiver of ill fortune’

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