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‘London under London: A Subterranean Guide’

by Richard Trench and Ellis Hillman. Published by John Murray Ltd. New edition 1994

A wonderfully fascinating- and- highly informative account and details of subterranean London. From the history of digging beneath the streets, tunnels under the Thames, the history of the Underground, the ‘lost’rivers that have ‘gone’ under, the Blitz and the digging of the Channel Tunnel, it is riveting reading all the way. very witty and amusing as well.

Likely to be of interest to a wide range of readers, not just those with an interest in archaeology/history. A must-read for anyone who’s interested in London.

On a related note – Underground History –> a fascinating website all about disused stations on the London Underground.

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