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Streets ahead

 
 
Streets ahead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 2, 2018
1. Streets ahead Marker
Inscription.
The Roman City Wall set the shape of the City of London for the next 1600 years although throughout those centuries, workers continued to maintain it, using various building techniques. The parish churches religious houses and the street pattern (still visible in this area), became firmly established throughout the medieval and Tudor periods and - although London began to grow beyond the City Wall - the wall remained a defensive barrier.

Medieval London
By the 14th century, the City Wall had been strengthened by towers to the west, adding to the late-Roman towers to the east.
 
Location. 51° 31.017′ N, 0° 5.737′ W. Marker is in City of London, England. Marker is at the intersection of Noble Street and London Wall, on the left when traveling north on Noble Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: City of London, England EC2V 7EE, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Set in stone (a few steps from this marker); Out of the ashes (a few steps from this marker); Coachmakers' Hall (a few steps from this marker); The boundary of St Botolph (within shouting distance of this marker); Fire prevention
Streets ahead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 2, 2018
2. Streets ahead Marker
A segment of the Roman City Wall, surrounded by modern buildings.
(within shouting distance of this marker); St. Olave Silver Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Noble Street Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); William Shakespeare (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of London.
 
Also see . . .
1. London’s Roman City Wall. (Submitted on June 3, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. London Wall on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 3, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 3, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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