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Archive: Jan 2022

Fleet in the City: Part 1 – The Valley of the Fleet

  The River Fleet rises in Hampstead Heath meandering downhill through north London for four miles, until it exits into the River Thames at Blackfriars.  From Heath to Thames the Fleet is now culverted and runs underground, incorporated into Joseph Bazalgette’s grand nineteenth century London sewer system. Its exit into the…

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January 26, 2022