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
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 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 publ...
Building, London Wall, Architecture
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...
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Started: 25/9/1886, 134 years ago
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