is a road in the east of the City of London
, running north from Gracechurch
to Norton Folgate. Its named after a gate in the London Wall
that the Romans built around Londinium
to defend it.
It is the site of Liverpool Street station,the notable public house, Dirty Dick's, St. Ethelburga's church, and many offices.
In 1993 it was the site of a Provisional IRA bomb, which killed 2 people and caused £350,000,000 worth of damage, including the destruction of St Ethelburga's church.
See also: city gate, city wall