The remains are also threatened by planned riverside developments, including the much needed Combined Sewer Overflow which will pass metres from the timbers. The fieldwork was supported by grants from the Heritage Lottery Fund and from the Southwark and Lambeth Archaeological Excavation Committee.Thanks must also go to English Heritage for their assistance on site and for arranging the radiocarbon dating.) to discover London’s oldest structure on the foreshore of the Thames just metres from the MI6 building in Vauxhall.
The area may have been a significant, named place continuing through centuries or even millennia.
Structures of Mesolithic date are very rare anywhere in Britain.
Kept secret until it could be fully recorded and investigated, the site is located at the confluence of the Rivers Effra and Thames.
Oliver and the Dodger would have passed the rebuilt Angel (1819).
After the railways had made coaching inn’s a thing of the past it was converted into an hotel.