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Friday 29th May 2015 walk by the Gang of Four from West Brompton to Fulham Palace a cold and very wet day.

Map of  the walk in  red

Grand Entrance Brompton Cemetery

A Cemetery Inhabitant

A Crow Waiting for....

A Family Vault

 

An Angel

A Colonnade

Entrance to the Underworld

One canon ball missing

 

From Corporal to Lieutenant then death

Leaning together

To the Catacombs

A door to the Catacombs

A harp

Central Area. There are more than 2000,000 graves altogether

View through an arch

The Chapel

A funeral taking place

Headless actors

Billings Road and the Fox and Pheasant pub

Ken Bates'  Millennium Hotel

Knock knees?

"Stamford Bridge", Chelsea Football Ground, Entrances Tunnel

 

The "Butcher's Hook" for coffee and warmth opposite Stamford Bridge

The bar at the "Eel Brook" for an early lunch. Rain delayed play!

Table Markers in the Eel Brook

Looking out at Eel Brook Common

Spiral Staircase to the loos

Filament Lamps in the Eel Brook

Elegant coloured lamps in a shop window

Sadly neglected, it was the "Gasworks Restaurant", now for sale at 2.5million

The door

Ironwork on New Kings Road

A grand door

Antique Carousel Model

How much is that doggy in the window?

New Kings Road

Party Shoes

A Powerful Bike

Vintage Guitar shop

Mirror in a Furniture Shop

The Lions were the mark of the builder  Jimmy Nichols who was very proud of his work

Sample Lion built in 1882

Cable Repairs on New Kings Road

Fulham Railway Bridge built 1887. Note the Aqueduct that was there before

Carrera Wharf development on the north bank of the Thames. They used to import marble through the original dock

Boat Race mosaic reminder

Putney Bridge

A smoker 

St Mary the Virgin opposite, where the "Putney Debates" were held

A spectacular Bridge Light

"Protection"

A Costermonger's Barrow in Fulham Palace garden

Fulham Palace, it was the Bishop of London's residence

The (three) Bishops' Tree

 

Details

The Tudor Courtyard

The way in

The Cafe, with the gang taking coffee (again)

The Sitting Room

Cafe Staff

Another view

The Tudor Tower

Bishop Fitzjames'  Gate to the walled Garden

Curved Greenhouse to catch the sun for longer

 Bishop Creighton's Arms

Into the Walled Garden

All Saints Fulham

Maybe they were part of a full effigy before the reformation

The Nave

W

Four Apostles

A Tudor Memorial

The Lectern

The Guardian

Sir William Powell's Almshouses for older poor women, still

Lamps in a row

Dolphin Downspout 

Swanbank Court

Swan upping?

"The Temperance" serves alcohol! It was a snooker hall

The long alley to Putney Bridge Tube Station

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