Far-Flung Lost London IV – Bromley-by-Bow

Bromley  was first recorded as Braembelege in around 1000, taking it’s name from the Old English for a woodland clearing or “leah” where brambles grew.

It is the  home of Bromley Hall, originally built around 1500,  and still standing, on what is now part of the Blackwall Tunnel Approach Road.

Bromley Hall

Bromley Hall

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