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Martin K. Foys  •  Link

The streetname Ludgate Hill,
along with the slight incline in the road still noticible today, is practically all that remains to remind us of the western of the two hills old London was built upon.
I wonder how much more pronounced the actual hill was in Pepys' time. . .

Susanna  •  Link

Here it is on the 1746 map of London:

http://www.motco.com/Map/81002/SeriesSearchPlat...

I particularly like the names Naked Boy Court and Dung Wharf.

The stink from the open sewer that was the nearby Fleet River must have been incredible, however.

David Ross McIrvine  •  Link

WOT NO PETROL

"The streetname Ludgate Hill,
along with the slight incline in the road still noticible today, is practically all that remains to remind us of the western of the two hills old London was built upon.
I wonder how much more pronounced the actual hill was in Pepys

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