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London Wall (the road)

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Runs from Aldersgate Street to Old Broad Street and for most of that length it is a dual carriageway. Patrick Abercrombie's radical post-war plans for London included a number of ring roads,most of which, thank heavens, were never built. London Wall is an example of what was planned.

A London Inheritance has a very good post about this road.

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London Wall (the road)

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London Wall road

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London and Greenwich Railway

London and Greenwich Railway

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6 memorials
Corporal Harold John Strangward

Corporal Harold John Strangward

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Person, Armed Forces, Law, Transport, France, Wales

War dead, WW1
1 memorial
Lord Hore-Belisha

Lord Hore-Belisha

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Person, Politics & Administration, Transport, France

1 memorial
Conservators of the River Thames / Thames Conservancy

Conservators of the River Thames / Thames Conservancy

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Group, Engineering, Gardens / Agriculture, Transport

3 memorials