From Roman times, London has built up (and out) from its pre-Roman settlement and even today traces from 'back then' can be seen. London 'now' is built on top of layers from London 'then' and this book points out the odd, the majestic and the impressive side of the layers.
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Did you know parts of the London subway dip down because of plague pits? That parts of south London are reknowned as areas of subsidance, revealing Iron Age mines? That one tunnel under the Thames, still in use, was so popular that it had horse-drawn carriages, dinner parties and restaurants along it?
The review of this Book prepared by Alan J. Bishop