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. The Cass Charity school used the upper...
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.
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...
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: 1/7/1973, 49 years ago
Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW1
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