Esoteric London

No. 1071: Deal Street, E1

Posted in Architectural, Meteorological by esotericlondon on April 7, 2014

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Deal Street, London, E1. Photo ©RogerDean 2014

London Scenes And London People: Anecdotes, Reminiscences, And Sketches Of Places, Personages, Events, Customs, And Curiosities Of London City, Past And Present – “Aleph.”, 1863:

The front windows of the house in Ivy-lane had hardly any positive light; it was lofty, and the lane was extremely narrow, so that if a “sunbeam which had lost its way” ever penetrated to the pavement, it was sadly smoke-stained before reaching it.