London history over 2000 years

London history over 2000 years

Roman London, the London Wall - Upper Thames street B

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.

(42) . Upper Thames street (B).  J T smith records that "In June, 1839, the labourers engaged in deepening a sewer in Thames street, opposite Vintners Hall, in the middle of the street, at a depth of 10 feet from the surface, discovered the perfect remains of an old Roman wall, running parallel with the line of the river. The wall was formed of alternate layers of flint, chalk and flat tiles" [Streets of London, 380].

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London pub history directory.


Roman London - primitive plan

Roman London - the London city walls

Londons lost Rivers

1832 Street directory

1843 Street directory

All 1899 pubs and beer

LCC 1918 Summary

1921 Street directory

Excavations of the London Wall

1940 Street directory

LONDON Pub History

TFL stations