The Great Fire of London
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The Great Fire of London

The Great Fire of London

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London Metropolitan Archives

40 Northampton Road

London, United Kingdom

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Commemorating its 350th anniversary, this event will focus on the impact of the Great Fire on St Bartholomew’s Hospital, and the role the hospital subsequently played in rebuilding the City.

The day is comprised of talks, document viewings, and an afternoon walking tour. The morning presentations will be supported by the findings of recent excavation works carried out by Museum of London Archaeology.




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10:30 - Rachel Merrison Bart’s Hospital and the Great Fire

11:15 - Hazel Forsyth- Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker: Surviving the Great Fire of London

11:35 - Break

11:40 - MOLA - The archaeology of the Great Fire

12:15 - LMA Collections and the Great Fire

12:30 - Document Viewing

3:00 - Lunch

14:00 - Walking Tour




The image above shows St Paul's Cathedral in the Great Fire so f London, by Wenceslaus Hollar, 1666. You can see the image in greater detail, as well as many others on our newly relaunched website: Collage - the London Picture Archive.

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