At what is now the junction of Snow Hill, Cock Lane and Smithfield. Built 1498, taken down 1746. Pepys mentions “Holborn Conduit Hill” but it’s unclear exactly where this was.

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Terry Foreman   Link to this

Holborn Conduit - inspiration for "A Description of a City Shower" - a satiric urban eclogue by Jonathan Swift (1710)

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