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Tower Street Explosion sight
               

About Tower Street Explosion

On one Monday night in January 1649 27 barrels of gunpowder exploded killing 67 people. The gunpowder was being stored by a Tower Street resident, Robert Porter, to be loaded onto a ship the following day.
Great Tower Street, EC1

Location of Tower Street Explosion

Other links to Tower Street Explosion

Restaurants in the area

Chamberlains (distance = 374 m bearing 309°)

Local Pubs

Aldgate Wine Bar (distance = 257 m bearing 31°) , All Bar One (distance = 115 m bearing 57°) , Balls Brothers (distance = 223 m bearing 325°) , Bangers Too (distance = 213 m bearing 325°) , Bill Bentleys (distance = 341 m bearing 326°) , Britannia (distance = 401 m bearing 327°) , CJs (distance = 333 m bearing 319°) , Corney Barrows (distance = 400 m bearing 326°) , East India Arms (distance = 278 m bearing 33°) , El Vino (distance = 377 m bearing 326°) , Elephant and something (distance = 276 m bearing 314°) , English Club (distance = 278 m bearing 48°) , Florentines (distance = 259 m bearing 324°) , FOB (distance = 396 m bearing 237°) , Fuegos (distance = 261 m bearing 326°) , Hogshead (distance = 386 m bearing 327°) , Hoop and Graps (distance = 301 m bearing 33°) , Horniman at Haywards Wharf (distance = 459 m bearing 215°) , Hung, Drawn and Quartered (distance = 137 m bearing 322°) , Jamaica Wine House (distance = 495 m bearing 313°) , Red Lion (distance = 445 m bearing 322°) , Ship, The (distance = 350 m bearing 322°) , The Pump House (distance = 237 m bearing 310°) , The Ship (distance = 252 m bearing 312°) , The Tiger Tavern (distance = 156 m bearing 131°) , The Weatherspoon (distance = 201 m bearing 147°) , Three Tons (distance = 422 m bearing 40°) , Walrus and Carpenter (distance = 272 m bearing 237°) , Wine Lodge (distance = 286 m bearing 315°)

Shops in the area

Leadenhall (distance = 394 m bearing 308°)

Nearby attractions

122 Leadenhall Street (distance = 436 m bearing 308°) , 20 Fenchurch Street (distance = 283 m bearing 317°) , Old Billingsgate Market (distance = 279 m bearing 233°) , Dark House Wharf (distance = 352 m bearing 235°) , George Yard - Barclays Bank (distance = 483 m bearing 316°) , Tower Place (distance = 123 m bearing 129°) , Trinity House (distance = 227 m bearing 55°) , Trinity Square 10 (distance = 165 m bearing 54°) , All Hallows by the Tower (distance = 128 m bearing 145°) , St Andrew Undershaft (distance = 433 m bearing 301°) , St Clement Eastcheap (distance = 454 m bearing 324°) , St Dunstan in the East (distance = 141 m bearing 237°) , St Katherine Cree (distance = 425 m bearing 33°) , St Magnus the Martyr (distance = 377 m bearing 237°) , St Margaret Pattens (distance = 208 m bearing 319°) , St Mary at Hill (distance = 240 m bearing 327°) , St Olave (distance = 102 m bearing 36°) , St Peter upon Cornhill (distance = 489 m bearing 311°) , Belfast, HMS (distance = 361 m bearing 211°) , Tower of London (distance = 345 m bearing 140°) , City Hall (distance = 495 m bearing 121°) , Custom House (distance = 180 m bearing 227°) , Lloyds (distance = 381 m bearing 305°) , Lloyds Register (distance = 285 m bearing 34°) , London Underwriter Centre - Minster Court (distance = 67 m bearing 311°) , Leadenhall Market (distance = 403 m bearing 309°) , Beven Boy Memorial (distance = 379 m bearing 147°) , Merchant Navy and fishing fleets Memorial (distance = 200 m bearing 147°) , The Monument (distance = 379 m bearing 327°) , Pepys, Samual (distance = 115 m bearing 54°) , Poppies in the Moat (distance = 246 m bearing 145°) , Tower Hill Scaffold (distance = 179 m bearing 147°) , Hay's Galleria (distance = 461 m bearing 215°) , Mitre Square (distance = 484 m bearing 33°) , St Michaels Alley (distance = 491 m bearing 314°) , Thames - Upper Pool (distance = 307 m bearing 211°)

Nearby Neighbours (Plaques)

CLAYTON, Reverend P.T.B. Tubby (1885-1972), (distance = 149 m bearing 147°)

Notorious sights in the area

Execution Site - Tower Hill (distance = 215 m bearing 147°) , Great Fire Of London - Disaster (distance = 317 m bearing 327°) , Jack the Ripper - Catherine Eddowes (distance = 471 m bearing 34°) , Mr Lloyds coffee house (distance = 0 m bearing 0°) , Tower Hill - Disaster (distance = 215 m bearing 147°) , Tower of London Bomb (distance = 339 m bearing 141°) , Tower Street Explosion (distance = 0 m bearing 0°) , Walsingham, Sir Francis (1532-1590) - Spys (distance = 100 m bearing 46°)

Local Map

Map of what is in the area - using Google map
 

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