Temple of Mithras

Another London Walk

It started off with this photograph, taken during the war. There’s a street in the City of London called Walbrook which was heavily bombed. After the site had been cleared, ready to build a new office building, there was an excavation that turned up – on the very last day of the dig – the […]

What The Romans Did For London

The so-called ‘Pompeii of the North’, a vast store of Roman artifacts associated with the Temple of Mithras, has been unveiled in the centre of London, in Queen Victoria Street, preserved thanks to the muddy banks of the underground river that once passed through it, the Walbrook. The temple was first discovered in 1954, and […]