Building    To 1761

Aldersgate

Categories: London Wall

Sometimes used as a prison and to display the remains of gruesomely executed traitors. Taken down and rebuilt in 1617, damaged in the Great Fire of 1666 but not finally removed until 1761, to improve traffic access.

See Cripplegate for the full list of 8 gates of old London.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Aldersgate

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Aldersgate

The Corporation of the City of London Site of Aldersgate, demolished 1761

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Medieval bastion

Medieval bastion

First conserved in 1959 by the Ministry of Works when it was in the basement of the then new General Post Office.  The picture source is a report by the developers of the current building. 

Building, London Wall

1 memorial
Moor Gate

Moor Gate

This gate was made in the London Wall early in the 15th century to allow access to Moor Fields, marshy moor-land outside the wall. By 1606 the area had been improved and became London's first publi...

Building, London Wall

1 memorial
Ludgate

Ludgate

Site was just to the west of St Martin's church. Rebuilt: 1215, 1450, 1586. 1666 destroyed in Great Fire and rebuilt in 1670 when a statue of the mythical King of the Britons, King Lud, was placed ...

Building, London Wall

2 memorials
Bishopsgate

Bishopsgate

Originally Roman, rebuilt in 1471, again in 1735 and then demolished in 1760. See British History On-line for a drawing of the last gate). See Cripplegate for the full list of 8 gates of old London.

Building, London Wall

1 memorial
London Wall

London Wall

This Alan Eisen flickr page will take you on a walk of the Wall, showing many of the blue-bordered plaques. The Museum of London created a 2 mile long London Wall Walk in 1983, marked with 23 love...

Building, London Wall, Romans

6 memorials