The excavation of an Elizabethan/Stuart waterfront site on the north bank of the River Thames at Victoria Wharf, Narrow Street, Limehouse, London E14

  title={The excavation of an Elizabethan/Stuart waterfront site on the north bank of the River Thames at Victoria Wharf, Narrow Street, Limehouse, London E14},
  author={Kieron Tyler},
  journal={Post-Medieval Archaeology},
  pages={53 - 95}
  • K. Tyler
  • Published 1 January 2001
  • History
  • Post-Medieval Archaeology
Abstract The Museum of London Archaeology Service excavated the site of Victoria Wharf, Narrow Street, London E14 during 1996. Documentary and archaeological evidence suggested the foreshore between Narrow Street and the Thames had been reclaimed in the late 16th century, after which wharves were constructed, probably between 1584 and 1602. The excavation revealed a timber wharf, dated dendrochronologically to 1584–85, constructed from horizontal planks fixed to upright posts set in base plates… 

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