• Westminster Abbey, the Tower, a steeple, one church, and then another, presented themselves to our view; and we could now plainly distinguish the high round chimneys on the tops of the houses, which yet seemed to us to form an innumerable number of smaller spires, or steeples.

    Karl Philipp Moritz (2010). “Travels in England in 1782”, p.7, BoD – Books on Demand