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Ne also a great source list IN THE BACK FOR FURTHER RESEARCH the back for further research so inclined Interesting and unusual book on the various tributaries of the Thames which no longer exist as open water rivers Most if not all of the rivers discussed such as the Fleet #Tyburn Westbourne and Walbrook became progressively polluted and were eventually culverted and incorporated into the London sewerage by #Westbourne and Walbrook became progressively polluted and were eventually culverted and incorporated into the London sewerage by mid 19th Century In parts the book in contrast to the rivers it describes is rather dry when describing the nown or believed course Ed by scholars and general readers alike It remains the only comprehensive study of those water courses now buried which sometimes make themselves evident in heavy rains or at the dig of an unwary builder’s earth removerMany have become part of London’s complex sewer system; others still run sweetly enough to have recreational use. .



F the now underground rivers but an interesting book nevertheless Did you a wide pipe #crossing s Sloane Suare Station contains the River Or that the New River #London s Sloane Suare Station contains the River Westbourne Or that the New River runs through Islington is not really a river but a man made water conduit Or that the Neckinger is the name of a small stream that ran through south LondonThis and much much can be learned from Barton s fascinating book about the tributaries of the River Thames many of which are hidden from view todayI first encountered the boo. In the past they have formed boundaries dictated the course of roads and influenced the location of industry In these ways and others they have contributed to the history of LondonNicholas Barton’s book has long been out of print and much sought after It is reissued complete with all the illustrations and the invaluable fold out ma. The Lost Rivers of London: A Study of Their Effects Upon London and Londoners, and the Effects of London and Londoners on Them

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