"I had strayed through Moorgate"
A fragment of the 'London Wall' at Coopers Row
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeA fragment of the 'London Wall' at Coopers Row - Credit: John Winfield, Wikimedia Commons

Moorgate is a street in London which connects the City of London to the boroughs of Islington and Hackney.

Originally, Moorgate was a postern (a small inconspicuous gateway) in the London Wall, the defensive structure built by the Romans around the city they called Londinium.

 

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