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.
A mapping of the area is always good, modern day compared to pre-1900 maps from the NLS site
(6) . Southend (formerly Blackwall) Railway, South. In the course of demolitions
for the Blackwall Railway in 1841, a portion of the Roman wall was uncovered 7
1/2 feet thick and standing to a height of 6 or 7 feet. It had a double course
of bricks surmounted by five courses of squared stone, and a double
bonding-course carried through the wall. The wood-cut shows also two stone below
the lower courses of brick and three above the higher.
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