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Industrial History Online

Farringdon Rd (formerly Victoria St)

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Site ID :- GTL00428
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Address :- London, Greater London, EC1
Grid Reference :- TQ 31019 82512
Grid Co-ordinates :- Easting 531019 m, Northing 182512 m
Lat & Long (WGS84) :- 51.526330 , -0.112748
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Administrative Area :- Islington
Pre 1974 County :- Greater London Council
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Contributor :- GLIAS Database - 2 June 2018
Contributors Society :- Greater London Industrial Archaeology Society
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Description and History
Driven through slums of Fleet valley from Holborn Bridge to Bakers Row, 316816-312812, by the City of London, between 1840 and 1856, opening route from Blackfriars Bridge to King's Cross. Cuttings of Met.R (qv) then devastated area until 1860. Metropolitan street improvements

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--- the following annotation is from Bob Rust, GLIAS :
GR TQ 31029 82566 (N) to TQ 31564 81669 (S) - Robert Mason - 30 April 2022

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