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'UNDER LONDON' ' Crypts, Vaults, Roman Remains ' F. L. Stevens

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London's story lies under London, as today's broadcast-the third in this interesting series-will show. Mr. Stevens, who is responsible for the series, will take listeners in imagination to the crypt of St. Mary-le-Bow, where stones of a Roman road are still showing, where Roman bricks help to make the walls, and where spearhead decorations on the Norman pillars in the crypt are unique. He will speak of the arches that gave the name to the Court of the Arches, the ecclesiastical court of the Archbishop of Canterbury, and explain why this crypt is an interesting link between Roman, medieval and modern London.
He will go on to describe the fine barrel vaulting in the crypt of Bartholomew the Great, have something to say about St. Paul's and St. Martin-in-the-Fields, and finally he will speak of the old Adelphi Arches where Dickens used to play as a boy, and of the wine vaults under the railway stations of London.

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'UNDER LONDON' ' Crypts, Vaults, Roman Remains ' F. L. Stevens

Regional Programme London, 27 May 1938 18.40






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