The topography of Anglo-Saxon London

  title={The topography of Anglo-Saxon London},
  author={T. W. T. Tatton-Brown},
  pages={21 - 28}
One of the few things to have remained very little changed in the City of London for nearly one thousand years was the position of most of its streets and lanes. Unfortunately this is no longer true, and in the past few decades large numbers of medieval streets have disappeared from the map for ever to be replaced by characterless dual-carriageways that now slice through the City. Not only do these new routes replace the earlier ones, but at the same time they swallow up and destroy all the… 
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