A river across Turin

The decuman becomes Contrada Dora Grossa in the Middle Ages, taking its name from a surface canalization used to clean streets (and perhaps sewers, given the collapse of Roman ones). The road section gradually decreases and the Roman alignment is unraveled over the centuries, but the role of the road remains of a central axis of east-west crossing

In the map, 1623, Contrada Dora seems a huge street and the channel almost a river.

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