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River Fleet

Categories: Gardens / Agriculture

The Daily Mail has a useful map showing the route of the old Fleet River, buried long ago. It is said that you can still hear it gurgling past through a grating in Farringdon Road near the Guardian's old offices. And Diamond Geezer has tracked the entire course. In periods of heavy rain the river, or rather the storm drain that it has been converted into, gives out into the Thames at Blackfriars Bridge.

2016: You want to see the River Fleet? Londonist have the post for you.

2019: The Islington Tribune reported that the River Fleet flows beneath the basement of an extension at the Sekforde pub and it is now being used to generate heating and also to cool the beer. Would we all had a river in the basement!

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River Fleet

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Somers Town Mural

This mural was commissioned by the GLC in 1980 and moved to this site by St P...

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Tipperary pub

Maps showing the route of the River Fleet do not show it passing through this...

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Reginald Brabazon, 12th Earl Meath, KP

Reginald Brabazon, 12th Earl Meath, KP

Born near Belgrave Square. The Earl of Meath was actively engaged in social and philanthropic work. He was the first chairman of the Young Men's Friendly Society, first President of the British Col...

Person, Gardens / Agriculture, Philanthropy, Social Welfare

1 memorial
Cobley Farm / Fallow Farm

Cobley Farm / Fallow Farm

First documented in 1674, at its largest the farmland was bounded by High Road, Ballards Lane, Long Lane, Squire's Lane.  The Cobley family owned it from 1680 to 1902 when it was sold, the building...

Place, Gardens / Agriculture, Property

1 memorial
Martin Andrews

Martin Andrews

Our colleague Andew Behan writes: A little research on this man shows that he was born Martin Guy Leslie Andrews in 1943 in Lambeth. Alumnus and long-term supporter of Goodenough College. He was a ...

Person, Gardens / Agriculture

2 memorials
Sir John Sinclair

Sir John Sinclair

Founder and president of the first Board of Agriculture. Born Scotland into family of the Earls of Caithness. 1780 entered the House of Commons. Promoted a scientific and statistical approach to ag...

Person, Gardens / Agriculture, Politics & Administration, Science, Scotland

1 memorial
The Friends of Greenwich Park

The Friends of Greenwich Park

A charity dedicated to the conservation, improvement and enjoyment of Greenwich Park.

Group, Community / Clubs, Gardens / Agriculture

1 memorial