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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

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
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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Osborne Reynolds

Osborne Reynolds

Professor of engineering.  FRS.  Born Belfast.  Aged 25 he was appointed professor of engineering (one of the first to be appointed to such a post in the UK) in Owens College, Manchester.  He remai...

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1 memorial
Mott, Hay and Anderson

Mott, Hay and Anderson

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2 memorials
Jan Verbruggen

Jan Verbruggen

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Person, Art, Engineering, Netherlands

2 memorials
Bagley's Foundry / The Foundery

Bagley's Foundry / The Foundery

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2 memorials