London’s Roman City Wall – The Obscured – Part 7

Following on from my previous post regarding the city wall at Trinity Place, this post was to deal with the other “not obscured” section of Roman city wall in the Tower Hill area known as Cooper’s Row. However, whilst researching this topic I have discovered a previously unknown (to me that is) section right here, which although I have not attempted to gain access to yet, I have found photographic evidence of.

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London’s Roman City Wall – The Obscured – Part 4

By some twist of fate, the far eastern section of the Roman city wall, running in a straight line all most due north from the Tower of London to Aldgate, contains some of the best preserved, and importantly visible sections of the wall.|

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Art Deco London : 51-54 Gracechurch Street

Almost opposite the building I am currently working in is another fine example of Art Deco architecture. It’s modest size and location, next to a complex and busy road junction, perhaps causes it to be ignored among other buildings of the same period in the city, such as nearby Adelaide House mentioned in an earlier post. However, on closer inspection it reveals a wealth of interesting Art Deco ornamentation that possibly warrants an elevation in it’s status and interest.

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Art Deco London : Adelaide House

I had been meaning to write a post on Adelaide House since I first took notice of it a few weeks ago, whilst out one rare and sunny lunch-time looking for remnants of Roman London. What prompted to get it done today was some seeing this incredible vintage film footage which is doing the rounds on-line this week.

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