Esoteric London

No. 818: Dukes Place, EC3

Posted in Architectural, Street Furniture by esotericlondon on April 17, 2013

© Roger Dean RED_9582 copy

Dukes Place, London, EC3. Photo © Roger Dean 2013

Curiosities of London Exhibiting the most Rare and Remarkable Objects of Interest in the Metropolis with Nearly Sixty Years’ Personal Recollections – John Timbs, 1867:

Subways, or passages beneath the streets of the metropolis, were advocated in 1828, by Mr. Williams, of Birchin-lane, in a bulky octavo volume. In 1859, this great improvement was commenced by the Board of Works under the new street leading from Cranbourn-street to Covent Garden.

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