Heart of the City: Roman, Medieval and Modern London Revealed by Archaeology at 1 Poultry [Paperback]

Peter Rowsome (Author)

ISBN: 9781901992144 | Published by: MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) | Year of Publication: 2001 | Language: English 92p, many col pls and figs

Heart of the City


Excavations at 1 Poultry, in advance of building development, `tells the story of London - from Roman frontier town to provincial capital; ruin then revival as medieval Europe's largest city; recovery from fire and plague to become the world's richest metropolis; the Blitz, and the famously disputed demolition of 16 Victorian buildings'. The story of the excavation and the information it revealed about the history of London are told through a montage of text and a large number of illustrations.

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