No 1 Poultry

No 1 Poultry is a post-modern office and retail building in London. It is in the City of London on the road called Poultry (German poultry market ), close to the Bank of England.

It is the last designed by the architect James Stirling building and was completed in 1998, six years after his death by his partner, Michael Wilford. Previously was the neo-Gothic house of the jeweler business company Mappin and Webb, whose demolition caused a huge controversy in 1994 at this point.

The completion was delayed by a sensational archaeological find. The Archaeological Service of the Museum of London led by excavations. Here were discovered, among other things on a wooden Roman sewer that ran once along the east-west main road from Londinium. The dendrochronological investigation revealed that it originates from the year 47 AD; This is now considered most likely Established in London.

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