Gun Street, E1

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Previously part of the Tasel Close Artillery Yard which was here in the 16thCentury, on land that previously belonged to the St Mary Pital priory. When the priory was closed in AD1539 the area was used by gunners based at the Tower of London for practice and their weekly repairs. The yards were closed and sold off for property development in AD1602.

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