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An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in London, Volume 3, Roman London

The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, entirely dedicated to Roman remains in London.

RCHME Inventory Volumes. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1928.

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Table of contents

Title Page(s)
Frontispiece: Bronze Head of Hadrian
List of plates iv-vi
List of plans and illustrations in Text vii-viii
Preface ix-x
Report xi-xiv
Authorities cited in the Text xv-xxi
Introduction: Classical and post-classical authorities 1-10
Introduction: Geological and geographical setting 10-18
Introduction: London in A.D. 43 19-27
Introduction: London in A.D. 60 27-32
Introduction: London after A.D. 60 33-56
Introduction: The status of Roman London 56-62
Introduction: London in the 5th century 62-68
Inventory of Roman London: The defences, introduction 69-82
Inventory of Roman London: The defences, structural remains 83-106
Inventory of Roman London: Structures within the walls 106-145
Inventory of Roman London: Structures outside the walls 145-151
Appendix 1: Burials in Roman London 152-169
Appendix 2: Inscriptions of Roman London 170-178
Appendix 3: Terra Sigillata 179-186
Appendix 4: Roman coinage in London 187-191
Notes on the site of the Roman bridge in London (Appendix Five) 192-194
Key to maps A and B 195-196
Glossary 197
Index 198-207
Plate 1: Bronze Head of Hadrian 1
Plate 2: Bronze Arm 2
Plate 3: Bronze Hand and Bronze Foot 3
Plate 4: Bronze Forceps 4
Plate 5: Plan of Roman Walls on Site of Leadenhall 5
Plate 6: Fragment of Sculpture. Seething Lane, Fragment of Sculpture of Mother Goddess 6
Plate 7: Bastion 10, Camomile Street, Figure of a Soldier 7
Plate 8: Sculptured Fragments 8
Plate 9: Fragments of Sculpture 9
Plate 10: Sculptures 10
Plate 11: Bastion 10, Camomile Street, Re-used Sculptures 11
Plate 12: Goldsmiths' Hall, Altar of Diana. Tombstones 12
Plate 13: Tombstones. Sculptured Stone 13
Plate 14: Sculptured Stones 14
Plate 15: Bastion 10, Camomile Street, Re-used Carved Stones 15
Plate 16: Bastion 10, Camomile Street, Re-used Carved Stones 16
Plate 17: Bastion 10, Camomile Street, Re-used Carved Stones 17
Plate 18: Coped Top of a Marble Tomb. Granite Base of a Large Column 18
Plate 19: Terminal Figure. Bastion 8, Bevis Marks, Fragments of Column 19
Plate 20: Cannon Street, Carved Base Stone. Capitals 20
Plate 21: Bastion 9, Castle Street, Re-used Stones 21
Plate 22: Town Wall 3 and Bastion 2, Trinity Place 22
Plate 23: Town Wall 5, Coopers Row 23
Plate 24: Town Wall 27, Aldermanbury Postern 24
Plate 25: Town Wall 4 25
Plate 26: Town Wall 9, Jewry Street and Crutched Friars 26
Plate 27: Town Wall 21 in London Wall. Town Wall 37, Newgate Prison Site 27
Plate 28: Bastion 7, Dukes Place, Aldgate 28
Plate 29: Bastion 3, America Square 29
Plate 30: Bastion 11, All Hallows' Church, London Wall 30
Plate 31: Town Wall 15, and Bastion 9, Bevis Marks and Castle Street 31
Plate 32: Town Wall 15, and Bastion 9, Bevis Marks and Castle Street 32
Plate 33: Bastion 12, St Giles's, Cripplegate. Bastion 14, Windsor Court, Monkwell Street 33
Plate 34: Town Wall 35 and Bastions 18 and 19 34
Plate 35: Bastion 18, Looking S.W. 35
Plate 36: Bastion 19, View of Interior 36
Plate 37: Town Wall 35 and Bastion 19 37
Plate 38: Bastion 11, All Hallows', London Wall. Bank of England, Well of Barrel-Staves 38
Plate 39: Broad Street (Old), Tessellated Pavement 39
Plate 40: Fenchurch Street, Tessellated Pavement 40
Plate 41: Bucklersbury, Plan of Tessellated Pavement 41
Plate 42: Bucklersbury, Tessellated Pavement 42
Plate 43: No. 50, Cornhill, Pier. Lombard Street and Gracechurch Steet, Brick Pier 43
Plate 44: Pudding Lane, Hypocaust 44
Plate 45: Thames Street (Lower), Hypocaust 45
Plate 46: No. 63 Threadneedle Street, Roman Bath. St. Thomas's Hospital, Southwark, Walls of a Roman House 46
Plate 47: Bank of England, Pavement 47
Plate 48: Broad Street, Pavement 48
Plate 49: Leadenhall Street, Pavement 49
Plate 50: Threadneedle Street, Pavements 50
Plate 51: Sculptured Stones 51
Plate 52: Liverpool Street, Fragment of a Terra-cotta Figure. St. Bartholomew's Hospital, Altar 52
Plate 53: Blomfield Street, Pottery Fragments. Southwark, Flagon with Inscription 53
Plate 54: Bastion 2, Tower Hill, Sepulchral Monument 54
Plate 55: Plan Showing Position of Burials 55
Plate 56: Warwick Square, Leaden Cylinders 56
Plate 57: Stone Coffin and Sarcophagi 57
Plate 58: Leaden Coffin-Lids 58
Plate 59: Warwick Square, Vase 59
Plate 60: Ludgate Hill, Tombstone. Tower Hill, Tombstone 60
Plate 61: Blackfriars, Fragment of Tombstone. London Wall, Inscribed Slab. Maiden Lane, Fragment of Tombstone 61
Plate 62: Ludgate Hill, Column. Bastion 9, Castle Street, Inscribed Stone 62
Plate 63: Warwick Lane, Tile. Fragment of Samian Vessel. Fragment of Shale Tablet 63
Plate 64: Plan Showing Pottery Finds 64
Plate 65: Casts of Coins of the Roman Mint of London 65
Plate 66: Bronze Statuettes 66
Plate 67: Bronze Figures. Gold Medallion of Constantius I 67
Plate 68: Bronze Statuette of Archer 68
Plan B: Southwark plan showing structural remains 70
Plan C: London district showing Roman remains 71
Plan D: London district showing relief and river systems 72