Aldersgate

King Edward Building

1 King Edward Street, EC1Built: 1907-1910Architect:  Sir Henry TannerLocation: AldersgateListing: Grade II* (1974) The site of this building long hosted Christ’s Hospital, founded by King Edward VI in 1552, later adding a school of long-established City tradition (moved to Essex… Read More »King Edward Building

The old Telegraph Office

1 St. Martin’s Le Grand, EC1Built 1889-1895 Design:  Sir Henry TannerLocation: AldersgateListing: not listed The building in question is the third major Post Office structure erected along or near St. Martin’s Le Grand.  Now housing corporate offices, it rises on… Read More »The old Telegraph Office

Aldersgate

Aldersgate Ward takes its name from one of the four earliest gates in the City walls, probably going back to Roman times. Among the many parishes it contained, St. Martin Le Grand was the principal one until the great fire… Read More »Aldersgate