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Tower Hill


Tower Hill was recorded as Tourhulle in 1343 and takes its name from the nearby Tower of London, notorious in history as the place of public execution of the traitors taken here from the Tower. 125 people are known to have died here between 1381-1745 and a slab in nearby Trinity Square Gardens marks the scaffold site. At the foot of Tower Hill stands a new kiosk to that which from 1870-96 was the entrance to London's first tube tunnel under the Thames.

Prior to the station's opening the name SEETHING LANE was considered, but it was opened as MARK LANE on 6 October 1884 and re-named TOWER HILL 1 September 1946. It was re-sited on 5 February 1967 on the place where a station called TOWER OF LONDON had been in use from 25 September 1882 to 12 October 1884.




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