The overlays that highlight 17th century London features are approximate and derived from Wenceslaus Hollar’s maps:

Open location in Google Maps: 51.518798, -0.097589


In the absence of better historical data, the area shown on the map is the rough outline of the modern-day parish of St Bartholomew the Great.

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Phil  •  Link

This road used to run east-west across what is now St Bart's Hospital.

Terry Foreman  •  Link

St Bartholomew (parish)
The Priory Church of St Bartholomew the Great is an Anglican church located at West Smithfield in the City of London, founded as an Augustinian priory in 1123 (see St Bartholomew's Hospital for further details.…

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Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.