The newest straighter, south route succeeded, chiefly because of an uncomfortable gradient to the northern front side

The newest straighter, south route succeeded, chiefly because of an uncomfortable gradient to the northern front side

it gave the ability to eliminate the slums out-of the fresh ‘Little Hell’ area amongst the north ends off Turnmill and you will Britton Streets. (fn. 3)

In any event, there can be zero avoiding the historic centre out-of Clerkenwell. Plus despoiling St John’s Square, new street intended the destruction of early 18th-century house along side south side out of Albemarle Street together with north-end out of Britton Street. Continue reading “The newest straighter, south route succeeded, chiefly because of an uncomfortable gradient to the northern front side”