The Garden House Author:Penelope Hunting In 1986 a redevelopment project was begun at the Garden House site at the corner of Throgmorton Avenue and Austin Friars in London. While the 19th century facade of the Garden House was retained, its interior was demolished. This provided the opportunity for an archaeological dig at the site over the Walbrook stream known to have been occupied f... more »rom Roman times. Conducted by the Museum of London, the dig resulted in many important finds dating to Roman times. The book tells the story of the site and the activities that have occurred on and around the property over the last 2,000 years. It is a testament to the dynamic nature of the City of London. Many colour photos of excavations, finds, and archive materials. Maps and site plans.