Black Death Burial Pit

Black Death Burial Pit, London

Black Death Burial Pit
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Bob C
Beijing, China482 contributions
Modestly marked
Sep 2020
I don’t understand some other reviews saying there’s no marker because there is indeed a marker well not ostentatious it is there in the south west corner of the Charterhouse Square, Gardens Other than the small marker there isn’t really much to see just a large tree and some shrubbery. Nonetheless it is an important marker of the first big plague from 1348
Written September 24, 2020
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IAN D
Wigan, UK18,682 contributions
Green space
Nov 2019 • Solo
The burial pit now is just a small green space in front of the Charterhouse. Didn't see anything relating to its past.
Written November 30, 2019
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macedonboy
Glasgow, UK151,202 contributions
Waste of time
Feb 2019 • Solo
Don't bother coming. There is nothing to see here. Not even a marker to indicate any burial pits. The gardens are not even that nice. Mostly large patches of mud punctuated by paths of grass.
Written February 17, 2019
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Wandering Wonderings
Hastings, UK3,071 contributions
Quiet
Apr 2018 • Couples
Close to CharterHouse, this is a calm reflective place to sit and enjoy a little peace in London. Not sure the history of the place makes you feel relaxed, but I'm sure the Black Death germs have now passed!
Written May 3, 2018
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447ahuman
Bruton, UK2 contributions
A hidden gem that should not be missed.
Dec 2017 • Solo
I stumbled on this little gem after a being left rather unimpressed following a visit to Tudor Charter house.

I was glad I did!

This is the site of the Black Death burial pit that was found in 2015 and caused a real scare in London because the pit was so deep the experts said the bubonic plague organisms could still be alive and it could bring the plague back.

You will discover much of the history of the plague.

The lack of a gift shop was a disappointment and why I have only given this historic joy four stars.
Written January 26, 2018
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19chelsea70
Eastbourne, UK297 contributions
Hidden away
Jan 2017 • Solo
I found this buy mistake whilst visiting the Tudor Charter house. A very interesting area around the square.
Written November 19, 2017
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PHE22
London, UK3,925 contributions
Peaceful
Jun 2017 • Solo
A peaceful haven in the centre of the city showing no evidence of its past life. Nice to just sit and relax. In a quite part of city.
Written June 7, 2017
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PHE22
London, UK3,925 contributions
No detail found.
Sep 2016 • Solo
The square it was in was unable to find reference to it, but an interesting square. It icludes not only historicbuildings but the building that the great detective poirot lived.
Written September 7, 2016
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