Categories: London Wall
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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.
This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Cripplegate was originally the northern entrance to the Roman fort, built c.AD120. This Roman gate probably remained in use until at least the late Saxon period when it is mentioned in 10th and 11t...
Building, London Wall
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.
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
Newgate was the western exit through the Roman London Wall. In later years the gate house was about 100 feet wide. Part of this building was used, from at least the 12th century, as a prison and th...
Originally a Roman gate it was rebuilt a number of times: 1108–47, 1215, 1607-09. As a customs official Chaucer lived in the rooms above the gate, 1374-1386. The Cass Charity school used the upper...