The Wellington Tower originally adorned the southern approach to London Bridge.


 One of many bollards from the City of London

Learn how to find the town's collection of Old London landmarks and how they came to be here.  Follow the walking trails to discover relics of long lost buildings and London bridges.

We sell the book 'Curiosities of Swanage' or 'Old London by the Sea' by David Lewer and J Bernard Calkin at the Museum.

Swanage Town Hall, erected on the site of an old property known as the Drong by George Burt, design by Crickmay.  GB shipped the facade of the Mercers' Hall to Swanage, if it had stayed in London it would no longer exist as the Hall was bombed during WW2.

Bollard from St Martins 1815

Mercers' Hall facade, Cheapside, London, c1811 erected shortly after the Great Fire of London, designed by Edward Jerman, a contemporary of Sir Christoper Wren.



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