Prospect of Whitby
St George’s Town Hall
On Cable St you’ll find the former St George’s Town Hall, now a council library on the corner with Library Pl. On the east wall of the...
This church was erected by Nicholas Hawksmoor in 1729 and badly damaged in the Blitz. All that now remains is a shell enclosing a...
This small museum celebrates the world's first underwater tunnel, built here in 1843. The tunnel was the brainchild of engineer Marc...
This 15th-century pub is named after the vessel that took the pilgrims to America in 1620. The ship set sail from Rotherhithe, and...
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Prospect of Whitby information
Once known as the Devil’s Tavern, the Whitby is said to date from 1520, making it the oldest riverside pub in London. Famous patrons have included Charles Dickens and Samuel Pepys. It’s firmly on the tourist trail, but there’s a smallish terrace overlooking the Thames, a restaurant upstairs and open fires in winter.