46 Aldgate High Street

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46 Aldgate High Street

This Grade II Listed office building is one of the few timber-framed buildings in the City that predates the Great Fire of 1666.

Known addresses in Aldgate High Street, EC3N:
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In the 2010s, its office location still had a variety of former bedrooms, still wood-panelled and with feature fireplaces.

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VIEW THE ALDGATE AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE ALDGATE AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE ALDGATE AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE ALDGATE AREA IN THE 1860s
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Aldgate High Street, EC3N

Once the route to one of the six original gates of the Wall of London, Aldgate High Street has an important place in medieval London’s history.

Aldgate High Street was closely located to where the eastern part of the original Roman Wall, and in the medieval period, it led to town of Colchester in Essex.

Because of its connection to places outside London, Aldgate High Street was vital to the geography of medieval London. Unfortunately, any archaeological remnants of the Roman gate have been obscured, and there is no evidence of its precise location, but is believed to have straddled Aldgate High Street, the gate’s northern edge beneath the pavement of current address of 1-2 Aldgate High Street, and its southern edge beneath 88-89 Aldgate High Street.

There is some dispute over the etymology and meaning of "Aldgate," but various historians have provided some theories. The earliest record of Aldgate has it listed as East Gate, which makes sense, given its location as the easternmost gate on the Wall.

Another interpretation of its current name, "Ale Gate," indicates that an ale-house may have been nearby, and yet another, "All Gate," may have pointed to that area’s openness to all. Even though the name Aldgate may point to a variety or origins, all of these etymologies do seem to corroborate Aldgate High Street’s history of being a center for weary travelers to London, who may have stayed at an inn or have a pint of ale on this street. Most scholars seem to agree that the most likely meaning of "Aldgate," however, is "Old Gate," which gives us an indication Aldgate High Street’s antiquity, and its long history dating back to Roman times.

Aldgate High Street’s close proximity to Aldgate helped to cement it as a centre for visitors. The street was once home to inns and taverns to accommodate the travellers coming in and out of London through Aldgate. As is the case with many other parts of London, there are few remnants of buildings or sites actually dating back to the medieval period. The only buildings on Aldgate High Street that date to the period before the Great Fire are a series of buildings at the northern end of Aldgate High Street, one of which is a pub called Hoop & Grapes. This pub is incredibly unique, as it was built in 1593 and was one of the only wooden buildings to survive the Great Fire of 1666. Today, the front of the building looks much like it did in the Tudor period, possessing a few medieval characteristics such as the jetties on its second level and its characteristic Tudor, timber frame. The cellar also supposedly dates back to the thirteenth century.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Aldgate:   Aldgate was a gateway through London Wall from the City of London to Whitechapel and the East End.
Aldgate East:   In a land east of Aldgate, lies the land of Aldgate East...
Fenchurch Street:   Fenchurch Street railway station is a central London railway terminus in the southeastern corner of the City of London. It is one of the smallest railway termini in London but in terms of platforms, one of the most intensively operated.
Spitalfields:   Spitalfields is near to Liverpool Street station and Brick Lane.
St Botolph’s:   St. Botolph’s without Aldgate, located on Aldgate High Street, has existed for over a thousand years.
Tower Gateway:   Tower Gateway is a Docklands Light Railway station near to the Tower of London.
Tower Hill:   Tower Hill is an elevated spot outside the Tower of London and just outside the limits of the City of London.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
London in 1457:   Goulston Street is a thoroughfare running north-south from Wentworth Street to Whitechapel High Street.
Wentworth Street (1901):   Turn-of-the-century fashion in east London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Aldgate Bus Garage, EC3N · Aldgate High Street, EC3N · Aldgate, EC3N · Alie Street, E1 · Alie Street, E77 · America Square, EC3N · Angel Alley, E1 · Arcadia Court, E1 · Artillery Lane, E1 · Artillery Passage, E1 · Arts Quarter, E1 · Back Alley, EC3N · Bell Lane, E1 · Bevis Marks, EC3A · Blue Anchor Yard, E1 · Braham Street, E1 · Brune House, E1 · Brune Street, E1 · Brushfield Street, E1 · Buckle Street, E1 · Camperdown Street, E1 · Carlisle Avenue, EC3N · Cartwright Street, E1 · Central House, E1 · Chamber Street, E1 · Cobb Street, E1 · College East, E1 · Coney Way, SW8 · Cooper?s Row, EC3N · Coopers Row, EC3N · Coppergate House, E1 · Crescent, EC3N · Cresent, EC3N · Crispin Street, E1 · Crosswall, EC3N · Crutched Friars, EC3N · Cutler Street, E1 · Cutler Street, EC3A · Devonshire Square, E1 · Devonshire Square, EC2M · Dorset Street, E1 · Dukes Place, EC3A · Dukes Place, EC3A · Dukes Place, EC3N · East Tenter Street, E1 · Fashion Street, E1 · Flower and Dean Street, E1 · Frying Pan Alley, E1 · George Street, E1 · Goodman?s Yard, E1 · Goodmans Yard, E1 · Goring Street, EC3A · Goulston Street, E1 · Gravel Lane, E1 · Gun Street, E1 · Gunthorpe Street, E1 · Harrow Place, E1 · Haydon Street, E1 · Haydon Street, EC3N · Heneage Lane, EC3A · Heneage Street, E1 · Houndsditch, EC3A · Ibex House, EC3N · India Street, EC3N · Irongate House, EC3A · Jewry Street, EC3N · Leman Street, E1 · Leyden Street, E1 · Library Square, E1 · Little Paternoster Row, E1 · Little Somerset Street, E1 · Lloyd?s Avenue, EC3N · Lloyds Avenue, EC3N · Lolesworth Close, E1 · London Fruit Exchange, E1 · Manningtree Street, E1 · Mansell Street, E1 · Mansell Street, EC3N · Middlesex Street, E1 · Middlesex Street, EC3A · Minories, E1 · Minories, EC3N · Mitre Avenue, E17 · Mitre Square, EC3A · Mitre Street, EC3A · Monmouth House, E1 · Muscovy Street, EC3R · New Goulston Street, E1 · North Tenter Street, E1 · Old Castle Street, E1 · One America Square, EC3N · Osborn Street, E1 · Osborne Street, E1 · Osbourne Street, E1 · Parliament Court, E1 · Pepys Street, EC3N · Pomell Way, E1 · Portsoken Street, E1 · Prescot Street, E1 · Railway Arches, EC3N · Rose Court, E1 · Royal Mint Place, E1 · Royal Mint Street, E1 · Sandys Row, E1 · Saracen?s Head Yard, EC3N · Savage Gardens, EC3N · Shorter Street, E1 · Shorter Street, EC3N · South Tenter Street, E1 · Spellman Street, E1 · Spelman House, E1 · Spelman Street, E1 · St Botolph Street, EC3A · St Clare House, EC3N · St Clare Street, EC3N · St James’s Passage, EC3A · St James’s Place, EC3A · St Mark Street, E1 · St Marks Street, E1 · St. Botolph Street, EC3A · St. Botolph Street, EC3N · Stoney Lane, E1 · Strype Street, E1 · Tenter Ground, E1 · The Queen?s Steps, EC3N · The Queen’s Steps, EC3N · Thrawl Street, E1 · Tower Hill, EC3N · Toynbee Street, E1 · Trinity Square, EC3N · Victoria Yard, E1 · Vine Street, EC3N · Wentworth Street, E1 · West Tenter Street, E1 · White Kennet Street, E1 · White Kennett Street, E1 · White Kennett Street, EC3A · Whitechap, E1 · Whitechapel High Street, E1 · Whites Row, E1 · Widegate Street, E1 ·


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