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Northern Outfall Sewer

A major 'gravity' sewer running from Hackney to Beckton. Mainly designed by Sir Joseph Bazalgette after an outbreak of cholera in 1853 and the 'Great Stink' in the Thames of 1858. Our picture shows it crossing the River Lea.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Northern Outfall Sewer

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Northern Outfall Sewer - Dace Road

Northern Outfall Sewer, part of London's main drainage system, constructed mi...

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Northern Outfall Sewer - River Lea

Metropolitan Board of Works Northern Outfall Sewer Constructed 1862 - 63 John...

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William Oxtoby, A.M.I.C.E.

William Oxtoby, A.M.I.C.E.

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2 memorials
Finchley Road

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Sir Charles Parsons

Sir Charles Parsons

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1 memorial
Stephen William Leigh

Stephen William Leigh

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1 memorial
Thomas Hulman Kemp

Thomas Hulman Kemp

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1 memorial