The thought of a ‘lost’ river running beneath a road or house provokes interest or consternation. Once a feature on the landscape, the streams are now symbols of a rural age in London.
When The Lost Rivers of London first appeared in 1962 it was immediately welcomed by scholars and general readers. It was the first, and remains the only, comprehensive study of those watercourses which sometimes make themselves evident in heavy rains or at the thrust of an unwary builder’s earth remover.
Hardback: 167 pages (19.3cm x 25.7 cm)
Publisher: Historical Publications (2009)
Currently out of stock.