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 Tower Hill tube station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tower Hill is a London Underground station at Tower Hill in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
It was built on the site of the former Tower of London tube station that was closed early in the history of the Underground.
The station is in Travelcard Zone 1 and is near to the Tower of London.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tower_Hill_tube_station   (161 words)

  
 Tower of London
The Tower of London is officially Her Majesty's Palace and Fortress, The Tower of London, although the last ruler to reside in it as a palace was King James I (1566-1625).
A Royal Menagerie was established at the Tower in the 13th century, possibly as early as 1204 in the reign of King John, and possibly stocked with animals from an earlier menagerie started in 1125 by Henry I at his palace in Woodstock, near Oxford.
The Tower today is a tourist attraction, featuring the British Crown Jewels, as well as the buildings themselves, a fine armour collection, and a remnant of the wall of the Roman fortress that Claudius built there to protect the city of Londinium.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/t/to/tower_of_london.html   (826 words)

  
 Tower Hill - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tower Hill is an elevated spot outside the Tower of London and just outside the limits of the City of London in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
Women were generally executed within the confines of the Tower of London rather than on Tower Hill.
Belonging to one of the oldest parts of London, archeological evidence shows that there was a settling on the hill in the bronze age and much later a Roman village that was burnt down during the Boadicea uprising.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tower_Hill   (174 words)

  
 Tower Gateway DLR station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It provides good access to the Tower of London area, and is easily accessed from Tower Hill tube station and Fenchurch Street railway station by overground footpaths.
Tower Gateway is a Docklands Light Railway station near the Tower of London on Tower Hill.
It was opened in 1987 as the original western terminus of the initial DLR system, serving the City of London financial district, but has now been by-passed by the later tunnel extension to Bank which diverges from the original routing between Tower Gateway and Shadwell, the next station to the east.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tower_Gateway_tube_station   (312 words)

  
 Tower of London tube station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tower of London tube station (District and Circle Lines) was situated on what is Tower Hill tube station today.
Today nothing is left of the old station as the construction of Tower Hill station (which replaced Mark Lane station) destroyed all of the remaining structures.
This new station was opened in 1884 as Mark Lane, just to the west of Tower of London station, which closed the same day.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tower_of_London_tube_station   (146 words)

  
 HandHeld History: Outside the Tower of London
But he was executed on Tower Hill and his decapitated body was carted under her window as she awaited her summons to the block on Tower Green.
Tower bridge is one of the great icons of London and is, of course, a working bridge which opens to allow large vessels to pass into the upper Pool of London One day it began to open just as a bus was travelling across it.
During the Great Fire of London Samuel Pepys watched the flames from the top of the Steeple and to prevent the fire from reaching the Tower a firebreak was created in front of the church by General Sir William Penn, father of the founder of Pennsylvania.
www.handheldhistory.com /outsidethetower.htm   (537 words)

  
 Tower Bridge, Attractions of London
The bridge sits almost directly above the Tower Subway, the world's first underground tube railway (1870), which, until the bridge was opened, was the shortest way to cross the river from Tower Hill to Tooley Street.
Tower Bridge in London was the first large bascule bridge and is probably the most famous bascule bridge in the world.
The high-level walkways between the towers gained an unpleasant reputation as a haunt for prostitutes and pickpockets and were closed in 1910.
www.magicaljourneys.com /England/england-interest-london-towerbridge.html   (960 words)

  
 Minories - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The street called "Minories" runs north-south between Aldgate and Tower Hill underground stations.
The Minories is an area of London close to the Tower of London.
Its name is derived from the Abbey of the Minoresses of St. Mary of the Order of St. Clare, founded in 1294, which stood on the site.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Minories   (79 words)

  
 Pool of London - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 'core area' includes Borough Market, London Bridge, Guy's Hospital, London Bridge railway station,, HMS Belfast, City Hall, Shad Thames, Tower Bridge, St Katharine Docks, the Tower of London, Tower Hill tube station and the Monument to the Great Fire of London.
The Upper Pool consists of the section between London Bridge and Tower Bridge, while the Lower Pool traditionally runs from Tower Bridge to the Cherry Garden Pier in Rotherhithe.
It was of vital importance to London for centuries - as early as the 7th century the Venerable Bede wrote that the Pool was the reason for London's existence - but reached its peak in the 18th and 19th centuries.
www.bucyrus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Pool_of_London   (537 words)

  
 Aldgate East tube station -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Since the station was built completely under a widened road, and was built after concrete had started to be used as a construction material, the platforms have a particularly high headroom.
Therefore, in the 1940's, the station was re-sited slightly to the east of its original location with an exit facing west toward the original location.
The original Aldgate East station was opened as part of the east-end extension to the Metropolitan District Railway (now the District Line), some way to the west, close to the Metropolitan Railway's Aldgate Station.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/A/Al/Aldgate_East_tube_station.htm   (330 words)

  
 Tower of London
The Tower is famous and infamous for many things among them are the Crown Jewels and the beheading of two of Henry the VIII's six wives, Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard.
The Wakefield Tower was built between 1220 and 1240 during the reign of Henry III (1216 - 1272).
The Tower of London, located next to Tower Bridge on the banks of the Thames, is a location containing much history.
www.ciaops.com /london/tower.htm   (1012 words)

  
 The Independent Traveller London Tower Bridge
Tower Hill tube station is 10 minutes walk and London Bridge tube station is 7 minutes.
Buses one minute walk away go to the tube station, the City and beyond.
With Tower Bridge 2 minutes walk away and the Tower of London not much further, this is ideal for those keen on history and the river.
www.gowithit.co.uk /london/towerbridge2.html   (247 words)

  
 Libby
Arriving at Tower Hill tube station, standing outside the exit and turning a circle will afford you a look at things from Roman times to the present.
Tower Hill is more than "just" the Her Majesty's Palace and Tower of London.
The present stone structure, the White Tower, was begun in 1078.
www.catspawdesigns.com /adv8.html   (331 words)

  
 Worldisround - London: Tower of London - Towers in City of London photos
Towers in City of London - travel photos - The Tower of London is one of the foremost attractions of London and one of the most...
Tower Bridge and the river Thames as seen from the compound of the Tower of...
The Tower of London is one of the foremost attractions of London and one of the most visited castle/museum of the world.
www.worldisround.com /articles/48524   (343 words)

  
 Read about Fenchurch Street railway station at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Fenchurch Street railway station and learn about Fenchurch Street railway station here!
City of London close by the Tower of London and two miles (3.2 km) east of Charing Cross.
Until the opening of Broad Street station in 1865 it was also the City terminus of the
The station facade is of grey stock brick and has a rounded
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/Fenchurch_Street_railway_station   (349 words)

  
 London - Tower Hill London
TOWER OF LONDON Tower Hill, EC3 Tel: (0171) 709 0765 Open: 1.....1700.
Hotels in Tower Hill London accommodation - Tower Hill hotels.....in London..
Hotels in Tower Hill London accommodation - Tower Hill hotels accommod
www.mylondononline.com /guide/towerhilllondon.html   (263 words)

  
 wap-shad-walk.doc
Shadwell station is a short walk further on the left, with the DLR station round the corner.
After Wapping underground station and opposite Clave Street is a gate that leads to a riverside walkway.
The contrasting stone and dark brick of its tower was deliberately designed by architect Joel Johnson in order to make it visible through river mists.
www.towerhamlets.gov.uk /data/discover/downloads/wap-shad-walk.doc   (1177 words)

  
 Novotel London Hotel - London - Novotel London Hotel Reviews - TripAdvisor
Great location very close to Tower Hill Tube station and not far from the Tower of London and Tower Bridge.Hotel is quite modern in decor and has a nice feel to the place.
The hotel is nearly opposite the Tower of London and 3 minutes from the Tube and the Bus.
We spent three nights at the Novotel Tower Bridge, and while the rooms seemed small for a family of four, I have to say the space was utilized to the max.
tripadvisor.com /Hotel_Review-g186338-d199157-Reviews-a_als.0-Novote...   (1025 words)

  
 Fodor's Travel Guides Forums Messages
The hotel is about a 5 minute walk from Tower Hill tube station and Stepney Green station is right across the street from the hospital so it would be a convenient location.
The most practicable route by public transport from Canary Wharf is by bus to Mile End (D7 or 277) and then the 25 from outside Mile End tube station to Stepney Green, or take the tube for that leg.
Of all of them the Tower Thistle is the nicest - Great location right on the river w/ views of the Tower/bridge etc. But since this is not a sightseeing trip that isn't probably that important.
www.fodors.com /forums/pgMessages.jsp?fid=2&tid=34628451&numresponses=1&start=0   (482 words)

  
 Thistle Towre
Located alongside Tower Bridge, near to Tower Hill Tube Station and London City Airport.
Situated on the banks of the River Thames, next to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge and very close to the financial district, this modern four star hotel offers 801 well equipped bedrooms, apartments and suites, all with superb views.
Tower of London, the River Thames and Tower Bridge
www.hotellifestyle.com /fg_thistetower.htm   (151 words)

  
 aldgate tube station
Trains at Aldgate tube station Entrance to Aldgate tube station Aldgate tube station is a London Underground station located at Aldgate in the City of...
Tube services, with the exception of the Piccadilly line, will be fully up and running." Aldgate Tube station could open as early as next Monday, 25 July.
Bazooka tube original bazooka tube car subwoofer system the all in one...
tube.tubingresource.com /aldgate-tube-station.html   (426 words)

  
 Holiday apartment in London England
Tower Hill tube station and buses are only a short walk away and there are various boat trips available from Tower pier.
Not far from the Tower of London and Tower Bridge and just across the road from St. Katharine's dock marina.
On Friday mornings there is a really good flea marke (over 600 stalls) a walk across Tower Bridge.
www.holiday-rentals.com /England/holiday-apartment-London/p3745.htm   (542 words)

  
 Transport for London - Tube rescuer - ‘it’s just my job’
With other Tube workers and emergency services staff, Olaniyi went down into the tunnel and helped the injured passengers out of the train after climbing through a gap between the carriages.
He radioed his station supervisor to send for paramedics once he realised the extent of the devastation.
On Thursday July 7 he was one of the first LU staff to arrive at the scene of the Aldgate bombing.
www.londontransport.co.uk /tfl/metro/article.asp?id=502   (303 words)

  
 Tower of London, London, United Kingdom
The lines for tickets at the tower of london can be horus long, but one way to avoid them is to purchase your tickets at Tower hill tube station.
The Tower's future may rest in the nesting fancy of some birds - The Ravens (as the story goes) - but it is presently a major tourist attraction, packed with foreign tourists, and is another icon of London, of England, of Royalty and Power, Murder and Corruption.
Im placing the tower of london under 'must see' as many people consider it to be something they have to do because of the crown jewels.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Europe/United_Kingdom/England/Greater_London/London-309228/Things_To_Do-London-Tower_of_London-BR-1.html   (1931 words)

  
 Your Pal Bill: Archives: 2004: January: Europe 2004 Day 10
We went out and met up with another one of Brent's pals at the Tower Hill tube station, then walked over to the Tower Bridge.
Next, we walked to a nearby tube station on the Jubilee Line, which was fun because as the newest Underground line, many of the brand new stations were designed by leading architects.
This is a new pedestrian bridge that had been beset with some troubles (earlier being nicknamed the "wobbly bridge") but all that seems to have passed and it was a lovely stroll across the river to the Tate Modern.
www.yourpalbill.com /archives/2004/01/000608.html   (959 words)

  
 SHADWELL & WAPPING
A 4ΒΌ mile walk from Tower Hill tube station (District and Circle lines) or Tower Gateway (DLR) Station through St Katherine's Dock, Shadwell and Wapping finishing at Shadwell Station (E London line or DLR).
Gate piers, an impounding station of 1913-4 and a hydraulic pumping station of 1856 remain.
Wapping Station (E London line) is on the route.
www.london-footprints.co.uk /wkshadwapproute.htm   (1509 words)

  
 london - Microsoft Training Courses London South West UK
The closest tube station is Blackfriars (across the river) and from there F1 is five stops eastbound on the Circle Line.
Blackfriars tube station is a 10 minute walk and F1 is five stops eastbound on the Circle Line.
As a result of the firefighters strike, twenty lift-only access underground stations are shut and two have reduced access for the duration of the strike.
www.f1comp.co.uk /about/london.html   (867 words)

  
 ArtLex on architecture
Islamic tomb in a walled garden built for Shah Jahan's wife Mumatz Mahal [aka Arjuman Banu Begum], of bearing masonry and inlaid marble, with onion-shape domes and flanking towers, in Agra, India, seat of the Mughal Empire.
Eiffel Tower, 1887-1889, exposition observation tower, exposed iron construction, height 985 feet, a symbol of Paris worldwide.
Musée d'Orsay, 1980-1987, a railway station remodeled to become a museum for nineteenth century art, bearing masonry, etc., Paris.
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/a/architecture.html   (2264 words)

  
 Tower Bridge
Photo taken on the East Walkway, below is Bulter's Wharf and the white building is the Design Museum, I used Bus Number 15 or getting off at Tower Hill Tube Station on the Circle and District Lines, followed by a short walk to reach the Tower Bridge Experience.
Tower Bridge has a new tour now which tells its complete history and where you can view London from the walkways, from where these photo's were taken.
It was decided East London needed a new crossing, but how to have a bridge and allow ships to sail into London as well, after a lot of discussion over several designs and possiblities, Tower Bridge was chosen and built and has been a landmark on the Thames since 1893.
members.aol.com /ptravelog/Twrbridge.html   (125 words)

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