Time And Tide: Plantation Lane

To the many hurried commuters who pass by, whilst transfixed to their smartphones, Plantation Lane simply provides a convenient pedestrian passageway connecting Rood Lane, next to St Margaret Pattens church, to Seething Lane, opposite the main steps of Minster Court. It is however much more than just an alleyway and hangout for office smokers.

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Lost London: Dance’s Square, Crescent and Circus

In an earlier post regarding the remains of the Roman city wall at Cooper’s Row, the adjacent location of The Crescent, EC3 was featured several times. I had originally intended just to add a few lines about the history of The Crescent as a side note in that post, but whilst researching further into its history I discovered it is part of a wider story which includes the neighbouring locations of America Square and the now vanished Circus.

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