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London Borough of Islington in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

City Road Turnpike

Historic Site

 
 
City Road Turnpike Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 20, 2018
1. City Road Turnpike Marker
Inscription.
City Road
Turnpike
stood
near here
1766-1864

 
Erected by London Borough of Islington.
 
Location. 51° 31.564′ N, 0° 5.277′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Islington, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of City Road and Old Street on City Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: London Borough of Islington, England EC1V 2NR, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Whitecross Debtors Prison (1813-1870) (approx. half a kilometer away); Fortune Theatre (approx. half a kilometer away); Site of First Bomb Hit (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); The London Wall Walk - 14 (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); London City Wall - Bastion 14 (approx. one kilometer away); William Shakespeare (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); Coachmakers' Hall (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); To The Immortal Memory of Sir William Wallace (approx. 1.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Islington.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located on the northwest side of the Old Street Station, where Old Street turns into City Road, within steps of the exit from the station.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
City Road Turnpike Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 20, 2018
2. City Road Turnpike Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here within the mural - at the base of the stag's neck.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 27, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 27, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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