Ghost Signs


London's Ghost Signs - The Independent 7 January 2015

Celebrating 'ghost sign' advertising boards - BBC 11 January 2015

Former Soho Chemist

Refreshments in Kings Cross

 Ingersoll, St John's Street, N1




Ingersoll is famous for the one dollar watch that they sold mail order at the end of the 19th century. The English side of the business sold watches for 5 shillings (25p), which was equivalent to one US dollar at the time.


Islington, North London


Diespeker & Co Ltd. Terrazo and mosaic manufacturer that used to employ 250 Italian craftsmen at this location

 Portland Mews, Soho



R.N. Cattle & Sons Ltd, Portland Works



Earlham Street, Seven Dials



Tanner Street, Bermondsey


Wyatt & Co Ltd. Tin Box manufacturer.

Faulkners For Carpets



Kings Cross

Scales, Weights, Weighing Machines



The Cut, Waterloo

Dover Castle, Luncheons & Dinners



Bermondsey Street.

Thomson Bros Ltd, Estabd 1857



Arlington Way, Angel, Islington

The ultimate 'Ghost Sign'.





Camden Passage

Hovis Builds Health

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Hampstead Heath ghost sign

Eastablished 1746, Chas B King, Estate Agent, Decorations, Gas, Hot water and Sanitary Engineer



Kidbrooke ghost sign



Crispin Street

Possibly London's ultimate ghost sign. Crispin Street, E1.



Regents Canal



Cloudsley Road, North London

'Dispensing Chemist' ghost sign in Cloudsley Road



Stratford

Stratford Ghost sign "Fine Old Douro Port From 3/- per Bottle



Tea 2d per cup

East Ham, Tube Station. "Tea 2d, per cup"


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Brymay safety matches

Alpha Road, New Cross



Jay's £40 for 4 shilling

Lewisham, SE13



Rathbone Street



Veglio & Co

Oxford Street. Uncovered during consruction of the Cross Rail Link

 

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