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Anatomy of the City 8 – Turnmills Street and toshers

The Fleet has always been a working river. From Roman times until the early eighteenth century it served as one of London’s major trade routes. Fairly large vessels could venture … Continue reading

March 1, 2013 · 2 Comments

Anatomy of the City 6 – The healing spas of the Fleet valley

London has many lost rivers – the Wandle, the Effra, the Tyburn – but the greatest of all is the mighty Fleet. From its origins as a tributary of the … Continue reading

January 25, 2013 · Leave a comment