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 impro...
Building, London Wall
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. Removed 1760 to allow for street wide...
Originally Roman, rebuilt in 1471, again in 1735 and then demolished in 1760.
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 11...
Building, London Wall, Architecture
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
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Died: 9/12/1964, 55 years ago
Person, Poetry, Seriously Famous, Literature
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