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Roman London, the London Wall - Camomile Street, middle

Roman London - the London wall

These pages are based on a "Royal Commission On Historical Monuments 1834" - actually it is 1928; which is in the public domain.

(17) . Camomile Street, middle. In 1876 a stretch of the wall 70 feet long was uncovered and is described by J. E. Price in connection with the bastion. It was 8 feet thick and was destroyed above the plinth [J. E. Price, On a Bastion of London Wall, 1880].

In Woodward's Letter to Wren mention is made of the destruction of part of the wall near Bishopsgate. It is described as standing 10 feet high, with a thickness of 9 feet, and foundations 8 feet below the surface. The wall was built of courses of stone with double courses of bricks at 2 foot intervals.

Section of Bastion and Wall Camomile street 1876

Section of Bastion and Wall Camomile street 1876

Plan of Wall and Bastion between 27 and 33 Camomile street 1876

Plan of Wall and Bastion between 27 and 33 Camomile street 1876

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