Tower of London

River Thames, Shad Thames, London SE15, United Kingdom
 
Tower of London is a minor waterways place on the River Thames (tidal section) between The Houses of Parliament (2 miles and 4½ furlongs to the west) and Limehouse Basin Entrance (Entrance to the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal)) (1 mile and 7¾ furlongs to the east).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of The Houses of Parliament is HMS Belfast; 1¼ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance is Tower Bridge (140 foot headroom when open); ¾ furlongs away.

Mooring here is unrated

Places of interest within 1 mile and to which this is the nearest place: Barclays Bank cashpoints (ATM machines) (2¾ furlongs away); HSBC cashpoints (ATM machines) (6¾ furlongs away); Lloyds Bank cashpoints (ATM machines) (5¾ furlongs away); Nationwide Building Society cashpoints (ATM machines) (3, nearest is 2¼ furlongs away); Natwest Bank cashpoints (ATM machines) (5 furlongs away); JD Weatherspoons Pubs (3¾ furlongs away)

Millennium Bridge7¾ furlongs
Southwark Bridge6 furlongs
Cannon Street Railway Bridge5¼ furlongs
London Bridge3¾ furlongs
HMS Belfast1¼ furlongs
Tower of London
Tower Bridge¾ furlongs
St Katharine Docks1¾ furlongs
Thames - Neckinger Junction3¼ furlongs
Wapping Old Stairs7 furlongs
Canada and Surrey Water1 mile, 3¼ furlongs
 

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Nearest water point

Limehouse Basin — 2 miles, 1½ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Limehouse Basin
Meath Gardens Footbridge No 55A — 3 miles, 3 furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Meath Gardens Footbridge No 55A
Tail of Bow Locks — 3 miles, 4½ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Limehouse Basin, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Limehouse Cut) to Head of Bow Locks, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Bow Lock) to Tail of Bow Locks
Victoria Park Services — 3 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Victoria Park Services
Old Ford Lock No 19 — 4 miles, 5 furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Limehouse Basin, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Limehouse Cut) to Head of Bow Locks, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Old Ford Lock No 19
East Wick Service Wharf — 5 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to East Wick Service Wharf
City Road Service Mooring — 6 miles, 2½ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to City Road Service Mooring
St Pancras Lock No 4 — 7 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to St Pancras Lock No 4
Stonebridge Lock Services — 9 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Stonebridge Lock Services
Westbourne Terrace Bridge No 3C — 10 miles, 5 furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Westbourne Terrace Bridge No 3C
Little Venice Services — 10 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Little Venice Services
Diesel Boat MB Ash — 10 miles, 5½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Diesel Boat MB Ash
Pickett's Lock No 15 — 11 miles, 4½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Pickett's Lock No 15
Wharf Road Bridge No 33 — 12 miles, 4½ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Wharf Road Bridge No 33
Mitre Bridge No 6 — 13 miles, ½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Mitre Bridge No 6
Mary Seacole Gardens — 13 miles, ½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Mary Seacole Gardens
Brentford Visitor Moorings — 14 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Gayton to Brentford) to Brentford Visitor Moorings
Norwood Top Lock No 90 — 17 miles, 7½ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Gayton to Brentford) to Norwood Top Lock No 90
The Black Horse PH (Greenford) — 18 miles, 6½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to The Black Horse PH (Greenford)
Teddington Lock Weir Exit — 19 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Teddington Lock Weir Exit

Nearest rubbish disposal

Limehouse Lock No 13 — 2 miles, ½ furlongs away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Limehouse Lock No 13
Victoria Park Services — 3 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Victoria Park Services
Wick Lane Bridge — 4 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Wick Lane Bridge
Old Ford Lock No 19 — 4 miles, 5 furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Limehouse Basin, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Limehouse Cut) to Head of Bow Locks, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Old Ford Lock No 19
City Road Service Mooring — 6 miles, 2½ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to City Road Service Mooring
St Pancras Lock No 4 — 7 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to St Pancras Lock No 4
St Pancras Basin — 7 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to St Pancras Basin
Stonebridge Lock Services — 9 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Stonebridge Lock Services
Little Venice Services — 10 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Little Venice Services
Kensal Green Bridge No 4 — 12 miles, 1½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Kensal Green Bridge No 4
Brentford Visitor Moorings — 14 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Gayton to Brentford) to Brentford Visitor Moorings
Norwood Top Lock No 90 — 17 miles, 7½ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Gayton to Brentford) to Norwood Top Lock No 90
The Black Horse PH (Greenford) — 18 miles, 6½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to The Black Horse PH (Greenford)
Teddington Lock Weir Exit — 19 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Teddington Lock Weir Exit

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

Limehouse Basin — 2 miles, 1½ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Limehouse Basin
Victoria Park Services — 3 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Victoria Park Services
Old Ford Lock No 19 — 4 miles, 5 furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Limehouse Basin, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Limehouse Cut) to Head of Bow Locks, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Old Ford Lock No 19
Acton's Lock No 7 — 4 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Acton's Lock No 7
St Pancras Lock No 4 — 7 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to St Pancras Lock No 4
St Pancras Basin — 7 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to St Pancras Basin
Stonebridge Lock Services — 9 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Stonebridge Lock Services
Little Venice Services — 10 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Little Venice Services
Brentford Visitor Moorings — 14 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Gayton to Brentford) to Brentford Visitor Moorings
Norwood Top Lock No 90 — 17 miles, 7½ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Gayton to Brentford) to Norwood Top Lock No 90
Northolt Boatyard — 19 miles, 6½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Northolt Boatyard

Nearest place to turn

Limehouse Basin — 2 miles, 1½ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Limehouse Basin
Abbott Wharf Dock — 2 miles, 5½ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Limehouse Basin, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Limehouse Cut) to Abbott Wharf Dock
Head of Bow Locks — 3 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Limehouse Basin, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Limehouse Cut) to Head of Bow Locks
Tail of Bow Locks — 3 miles, 4½ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Limehouse Basin, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Limehouse Cut) to Head of Bow Locks, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Bow Lock) to Tail of Bow Locks
Hertford Union Junction — 3 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Hertford Union Junction
Head of Bow Creek (Three Mills) — 3 miles, 7 furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Limehouse Basin, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Limehouse Cut) to Head of Bow Locks, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Bow Lock) to Tail of Bow Locks, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Bow Creek) to Head of Bow Creek (Three Mills)
Three Mills - Prescott Junction — 4 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Limehouse Basin, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Limehouse Cut) to Head of Bow Locks, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Bow Lock) to Tail of Bow Locks, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Bow Creek) to Head of Bow Creek (Three Mills), then on the Lee and Stort Navigation - Bow Back Rivers (Channelsea River) to Channelsea - Prescott Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation - Bow Back Rivers (Prescott Channel) to Three Mills - Prescott Junction
Hertford Union Top Lock Winding Hole — 4 miles, 2½ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Top Lock Winding Hole
Waterworks River - Three Mills Wall River Junction — 4 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Limehouse Basin, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Limehouse Cut) to Head of Bow Locks, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Lea - St. Thomas Creek Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation - Bow Back Rivers (St. Thomas Creek) to Waterworks River - Three Mills Wall River Junction
Hertford Union Canal Junction — 4 miles, 6 furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction
Olympic Park Tripboat Winding Area — 4 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Limehouse Basin, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Limehouse Cut) to Head of Bow Locks, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Lea - St. Thomas Creek Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation - Bow Back Rivers (St. Thomas Creek) to Waterworks River - Three Mills Wall River Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation - Bow Back Rivers (Waterworks River) to Olympic Park Tripboat Winding Area
Waterworks River - River Lea Junction — 5 miles, ¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Limehouse Basin, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Limehouse Cut) to Head of Bow Locks, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Old River Lea Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation - Bow Back Rivers (Old River Lea) to Waterworks River - River Lea Junction
Kingsland Basin — 5 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Kingsland Basin
Bow Creek Junction — 5 miles, 4½ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Limehouse Basin, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Limehouse Cut) to Head of Bow Locks, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Bow Lock) to Tail of Bow Locks, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Bow Creek) to Bow Creek Junction
Waterfall Bridge (north) — 5 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Limehouse Basin, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Limehouse Cut) to Head of Bow Locks, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Old River Lea Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation - Bow Back Rivers (Old River Lea) to Waterfall Bridge (north)
Wenlock Basin Branch — 6 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Wenlock Basin Branch
City Road Basin Branch — 6 miles, 2 furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to City Road Basin Branch
Battlebridge Basin — 7 miles, 2 furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Battlebridge Basin
Kings Cross Railway Aqueduct — 7 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Kings Cross Railway Aqueduct
St Pancras Lock Winding Hole — 7 miles, 4 furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to St Pancras Lock Winding Hole

Nearest self-operated pump-out

Limehouse Basin — 2 miles, 1½ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Limehouse Basin
Acton's Lock No 7 — 4 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Acton's Lock No 7
East Wick Service Wharf — 5 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to East Wick Service Wharf
Stonebridge Lock Services — 9 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Stonebridge Lock Services
Little Venice Services — 10 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Little Venice Services
Brentford Visitor Moorings — 14 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Gayton to Brentford) to Brentford Visitor Moorings

Nearest boatyard pump-out

Springfield Marina (entrance No 2) — 7 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Springfield Marina (entrance No 2)
St Pancras Basin — 7 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to St Pancras Basin
Diesel Boat MB Ash — 10 miles, 5½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Diesel Boat MB Ash
Northolt Boatyard — 19 miles, 6½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Northolt Boatyard
 

Wikipedia has a page about Tower of London

The Tower of London, officially Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London. It lies within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, separated from the eastern edge of the square mile of the City of London by the open space known as Tower Hill. It was founded towards the end of 1066 as part of the Norman Conquest of England. The White Tower, which gives the entire castle its name, was built by William the Conqueror in 1078 and was a resented symbol of oppression, inflicted upon London by the new ruling elite. The castle was used as a prison from 1100 (Ranulf Flambard) until 1952 (Kray twins), although that was not its primary purpose. A grand palace early in its history, it served as a royal residence. As a whole, the Tower is a complex of several buildings set within two concentric rings of defensive walls and a moat. There were several phases of expansion, mainly under Kings Richard I, Henry III, and Edward I in the 12th and 13th centuries. The general layout established by the late 13th century remains despite later activity on the site.

The Tower of London has played a prominent role in English history. It was besieged several times, and controlling it has been important to controlling the country. The Tower has served variously as an armoury, a treasury, a menagerie, the home of the Royal Mint, a public record office, and the home of the Crown Jewels of England. From the early 14th century until the reign of Charles II, a procession would be led from the Tower to Westminster Abbey on the coronation of a monarch. In the absence of the monarch, the Constable of the Tower is in charge of the castle. This was a powerful and trusted position in the medieval period. In the late 15th century, the castle was the prison of the Princes in the Tower. Under the Tudors, the Tower became used less as a royal residence, and despite attempts to refortify and repair the castle, its defences lagged behind developments to deal with artillery.

The peak period of the castle's use as a prison was the 16th and 17th centuries, when many figures who had fallen into disgrace, such as Elizabeth I before she became queen, Sir Walter Raleigh, and Elizabeth Throckmorton, were held within its walls. This use has led to the phrase "sent to the Tower". Despite its enduring reputation as a place of torture and death, popularised by 16th-century religious propagandists and 19th-century writers, only seven people were executed within the Tower before the World Wars of the 20th century. Executions were more commonly held on the notorious Tower Hill to the north of the castle, with 112 occurring there over a 400-year period. In the latter half of the 19th century, institutions such as the Royal Mint moved out of the castle to other locations, leaving many buildings empty. Anthony Salvin and John Taylor took the opportunity to restore the Tower to what was felt to be its medieval appearance, clearing out many of the vacant post-medieval structures. In the First and Second World Wars, the Tower was again used as a prison and witnessed the executions of 12 men for espionage. After the Second World War, damage caused during the Blitz was repaired, and the castle reopened to the public. Today, the Tower of London is one of the country's most popular tourist attractions. Under the ceremonial charge of the Constable of the Tower, and operated by the Resident Governor of the Tower of London and Keeper of the Jewel House, the property is cared for by the charity Historic Royal Palaces and is protected as a World Heritage Site.

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British Restaurant
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Specialty Grocery Store
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Live Music Venue
Travel & Transportation
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Local Business
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