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28 December 2010

Walk along Goodwin's Court

Apparently built around 1627, Goodwin's Court is a small alleyway off St Martin's Lane in Covent Garden. Originally known as Fishers Alley, it is thought that the current buildings not erected until 1690.


It is a lovely place to wander along, if you are in the area and need to escape the crowds. The beautiful bow-fronted shopfronts mostly now host offices, many of whom are happy to be gazed in upon, and it is still famously lit by gaslights.

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2 comments:

  1. I must have walked past without 'seeing' this so many times! Thanks for the good work you do with this blog.
    Bazza’s Blog ‘To Discover Ice’

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  2. One of the locations used in Dassin's 'Night and the City'(1950)

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