The grand building that houses the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales is often called the Old Bailey. But why?
Another of those maps that will soak up a few hours randomly zooming around – a map of prehistoric to medieval archeology under London.
Found under the streets of London, a unique Roman stylus, with the most elaborate and expressive inscription of its kind has gone on display.
Ever since it was built in 1873, there’s been a tantalizing door inside the V&A Museum that normally locked, and only very occasionally opened — but now is open all the time.
Hidden underneath a mundane office block can be found one of London’s largest Roman remains, and it’s open for tours from next month.
Just behind the Gherkin skyscraper lies a modern grave, of a Roman girl who was reburied on the site just a decade ago.
There’s a station on the London Underground that if you look carefully enough, you might spy a chunk of ancient Roman Wall peeking out.
In a basement underneath Merrill Lynch’s London office can be found an exceptionally well preserved section of Roman Wall, and a Medieval Bastion, and they’re both free to visit.
An exceptionally rare stone sarcophagus, discovered in Southwark just last year is the centerpiece to this new major exhibition about the dead of Roman London.
Deep under a 1960s office block can be found one of London’s largest Roman ruins, and tours will resume this weekend.
The ruined church was a victim of post-war planning, to build wide roads and move pedestrians away from the streets, but in doing do, the new roads and highwalks isolated the ruined church from public access.
Last year, a rare discovery was made in Southwark, of a Roman sarcophagus — and later this year it is to go on public display as part of a new exhibition.
To mark the recent opening of the London Mithraeum, a new book has been published offering a short, but quite comprehensive history of Roman London.
To celebrate the opening of the new Mithraeum Museum in the City of London, a range of Roman themed events is taking place throughout the late summer months.
Later this summer, sweat and blood, groans and cheers, broken bones and damaged egos will return to the roman amphitheater in the City of London.
Underneath one of Heathrow Airport’s runways, the remains of a so-called Early Iron Age, British dwelling, known figuratively, if inaccurately as Caesar’s Camp.
Modern collectors may prize perfect specimens of Roman coins, but ancient Roman rulers were keener on defacing them.
In 1984, the Museum of London installed twenty-one ceramic plaques around the City of London marking the line of the Roman wall, but in 2016, how many of them remain?
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