Spitalfields and Dennis Severs House London – London Videos



Dennis Severs House in Spitalfields is one of London’s most popular attractions. Make sure you book to see this amazing immersive experience.

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Spitalfields had one of the largest Roman Cemeteries here just outside the city.
In 1197 the priory built one of the biggest hospitals in medieval England. The New Hospital of St Mary Without Bishopsgate, (St Mary Spital).
In 17th Century Huguenot French Silk Weavers settled here to escape the Edict of Nantes. Outside the city walls they escaped the regulations of the city livery companies. Many of these houses were built especially for them.
By 1800 Jews moved in fleeing pogroms. Also worked in fashion and in the street markets.
125 000 jews in the East End and converted Huguenot chapels in to Sandy’s Row Synagogue
Queen Victoria’s coronation gown woven here at 14 Fournier Street.

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  2. Great Video ………………Informative and Funny in equal measure.

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  3. Another fascinating video, very interesting and informative,
    If your on holiday in london book this guy for an independent tour ,would be amazing

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  4. How many gates? Starter for 10.

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  5. I love these videos. Great job and thank you for keeping the pleasant and interesting past alive!

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  6. The music is so jolly and your always dressed for the occasion…!!! 👔🎩😁📚👍

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  7. Great video of an amazing area and an amazing house ! Good on the people who stopped the developers destroying another historic area, the modern apartments are ugly and boring.

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  8. Just wondering what to look at and up popped your latest video, enjoyable and informative as always!

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  9. Really love this one! Thanks and Cheers!

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  10. absolutely fascinating. These are the things that I love most about London… There's hidden secrets and history vestigia everywhere. Loved it. At 1:32 there's a Stik graffiti I saw in Bricklane! (the muslim and white figures holding hands which I thought was rather sweet when I saw it. Now I realise it's like a common image he paints around London?). I'd also heard that fish and chips was a Jewish creation!

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  11. Forsooth it seems like it was along wait for another of your wondrous, inspiring videos. Well worth it though!

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  12. What a nice surprise on this Sunday morning, a new Joolz Guide video! But wait… a visit INSIDE the Dennis Severs House? WOW ! I hope more places of interest like this one will let you in!

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  13. Every area of London is brimming with history…thx for bringing it to us and keeping it alive 👍

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