Continue north up Farringdon road and stop under Holborn Viaduct which used to be the junction with Newgate Street.Turn right up Snow Hill to Newgate St and at St Bartholomew's hospital you are now at the position of Aldersgate Make your way to London Wall (Street) and walk east, close to Moorgate tube station then Bishopsgate (street) towards Houdsditch (street) and cross Aldgate High Street and south towards the Tower of London down The Minories (street). Many of the Roman London houses and the city wall were built of "Ragstone" which was quarried about 30 miles to the east of London at Maidstone in Kent.
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It is possible today to "take a walk" round where the wall was, locating its position via its famous gates which names are still in existence today.
Starting in the west at present day Blackfriars Bridge walk north only about 200 yards to "Ludgate" (now Ludgate circus).
Roman London eventually stretched from the Tower (built 1000 years later) in the east to the Fleet River in the west.
London Wall was the northern boundary and over a bridge (on the site of present day London Bridge) to present day Southwark described the city limits in the south .
An easy passage by ship down the river Medway and up the Thames.
The Romans used London to bring in all their vital goods from the rest of their empire particularly of course military equipment.
The original Roman settlement stretched from The Walbrook river (Cannon Street Station) in the west to the Tower of London (which did not exist) in the east.
The second river is the Fleet just over a quarter of a mile west of the Walbrook which is a much larger river and flows north south under present day Ludgate circus and Farringdon street.
Saxon southern England or Wessex, all areas south of a line through the current M4 and including Kent but excluding Cornwall which remained unconquered and Celtish.