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From the Banks of the Walbrook to the Bedlam Fields: 1600 years of Death, D...
Thu 23 March 2017, 14:00 – 15:00 GMT
Results from the fieldwork at the site of Crossrail's Broadgate Ticket Hall at Liverpool Street provide an intriguing picture of this unique landscape beyond the walls of the City. Dominated by a former tributary of the Walbrook, the evidence highlights efforts from the Roman period to manage the water sufficiently to allow burial and road building, culminating in the establishment of the Bedlam burial ground in the 16th century. Join Alison Telfer to learn more about this fascinating glimpse of life and death in the early post-medieval period.