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Roman tessellated pavement discovered under the south-west angle of the Bank of England

Roman tessellated pavement discovered under the south-west angle of the Bank of England

Engraver: Burgess, Hilkiah

Medium: Engraving

Date: 1806

Shelfmark: Ktop XXVII

Item number: number 33-3.

Genre: Topographical Print

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Many Roman remains were discovered beneath the City of London in the 19th century. This pavement was discovered just outside the Bank of England, 11 feet below the surface. The study of classical remains was fashionable at the time and beautiful tessellated pavements were considered worthy of recording.

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