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Cow Cross, Finsbury, London, Middlesex

Cross (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – TQ 3180 8181 Archaeology & History Not far from the long lost Fag Well could once be seen this old stone monument.  Although not illustrated on the first Ordnance Survey maps of the inner city, … Continue reading

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Fag Well, Finsbury, London

Healing Well (lost):  OS Grid Reference – TQ 315 817 Also Known as: Fagge’s Well Archaeology & History First described in local church records from around 1190 AD (Webb 1921) as Fageswelle; then again a few years later in early … Continue reading

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Skinners Well, Finsbury, London

Healing Well (lost):  OS Grid Reference – TQ 313 822 Archaeology & History Like oh so many of the healthy old springs and streams in that dreadful metropolis, the blood and natural health of Skinner’s Well was killed long ago … Continue reading

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