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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP31 Aug 2019 10:10 p.m. PST

"Longer, taller, and wider than its more famous Roman ancestor, there used to be a massive wall surrounding London – and yet it vanished within a decade of being built. What happened?

This was the Lines of Communication, a massive earth wall and ditch fortification built to protect Parliamentary London from Royalist attack. It was about three times longer than its Roman ancestor and physically much bigger – yet despite its huge size, outside academic circles, it is now almost totally forgotten…"

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Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP02 Sep 2019 8:03 a.m. PST

Interesting.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP02 Sep 2019 11:02 a.m. PST

Glad you enjoyed it my friend!. (smile)


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