55–61 Moorgate, EC2

Photos from DUA Annual Review 1988

MGT87

 

 

MGT87 1 DUAar88Mike Copper excavating the statue of Mercury.
From DUA Annual Review 1988.

 

MGT87 2 DUAar88The statue on display.
From DUA Annual Review 1988.

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  • Comment Link Dougie Killock Tuesday, 25 April 2023 11:42 posted by Dougie Killock

    Ah yes, some of us remember this well. The slightly chubby belly of the statue had poked out of a level and appeared to be a large cobblestone for quite a while. A handy stepping stone when entering and exiting the trench. Then that area was reduced and all was revealed.
    It even got Brian Hobley out of his office and on site which was a pretty rare occurrence.
    That basement was sweltering. Good site though.

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