London’s Roman City Wall: The Obscured – Part 8

This post is the eighth in a series, which is aimed at documenting all the surviving sections of the Roman city wall, and will focus on part of the northern section of the wall which stretches from Bishopsgate in the east, to the Barbican Estate in the west, where it would have met with the existing walls of the earlier Roman garrison.

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Lost London: Dance’s Square, Crescent and Circus

In an earlier post regarding the remains of the Roman city wall at Cooper’s Row, the adjacent location of The Crescent, EC3 was featured several times. I had originally intended just to add a few lines about the history of The Crescent as a side note in that post, but whilst researching further into its history I discovered it is part of a wider story which includes the neighbouring locations of America Square and the now vanished Circus.

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