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Roman London, the London Wall - West of Aldersgate

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.

(30) . West of Aldersgate. A section of wall at this point and running under the roadway was found in excavating for the French Protestant Church in 1841. Mr. W. D. Saull describes it as consisting of a foundation of flint and clay 1 1/2 feet thick and 11 1/2 feet below the surface of the ground, above this 4 1/2 feet of rubble, a double bonding-course, 2 1/2 feet of rubble, a second double bonding-course and more rubble above. It is not stated which face of the wall is described and illustrated, but as offsets at the bonding-courses are implied the internal face is no doubt intended.

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