Place    From 1613 

New River

Categories: Engineering, Food & Drink

The so-called New River is actually an aqueduct built 1609 - 1613 from near Ware, Hertfordshire, to Islington to bring fresh water from country springs to the City. It required a 1602 charter from King James I. Now, 2007, the New River is still used as a source for London's drinking water and also provides a 25 mile footpath. See also the remains of the windmill. Diamond Geezer has a very comprehensive post. And here is the walking guide.

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New River

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Claremont Close - WW2 damage

The charming insignia seems to show a roofscape, including a church, all behi...

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Clarendon Arch - 1786

This bank of earth was raised and formed to support the Channel of the New Ri...

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Enfield Millennium Fountain

The Millennium Fountain by Wendy Taylor CBE. Unveiled by the Worshipful the M...

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Hugh Myddelton - N21

Formerly Bush Hill House Sir Hugh Myddelton, engineer of the New River, lived...

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New River bridges - Clissold Park

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Brown Lenox & Co

Brown Lenox & Co

Created as Brown & Co, by Samuel Brown, a Naval Captain.  Became Brown Lenox & Co in 1828 following Brown going into partnership with his cousin, Samuel Lenox in 1806.  The West Ferry Road ...

Group, Commerce, Engineering

1 memorial
Peter Sloan

Peter Sloan

Chief Electrician on the RMS Titanic. A résumé of his life can be found on the Encyclopedia Titanica website.

Person, Engineering, Tragedy

1 memorial
Edward H. Tabor

Edward H. Tabor

Resident engineer on the construction of the Rotherhithe Tunnel in 1908.

Person, Engineering

2 memorials
Henry Ryland Dyer

Henry Ryland Dyer

Senior Assistant 4th Engineer on the RMS Titanic. A full résumé of his life can be found on the Encyclopedia Titanica website. He is also commemorated on the Engineers Memorial, Andrews East Park, ...

Person, Engineering, Tragedy, India

1 memorial