Exhibition: Buried treasure: the wreck of ‘The London’

This exhibition runs from Fri, 17th Nov 2017 to Mon, 11th Dec 2017. See all dates

This event runs over several days/weeks. Dates include:

This exhibition has finished.

Cost: Free of Charge

In 1665 The London exploded and sank off Southend, concealing herself for centuries on the estuary bed. The warship had a short and notable life, having carried Charles II back to England at the Restoration.

Her wreck was found in 2005, revealing a hidden history of early modern life. Underwater archaeologists have salvaged fascinating navigational tools, leather shoes, and even a 17th century length of rope from the wreck.

Artefacts and photographs will be on loan from Southend Museum, Cotswold Archaeology and Historic England and displayed throughout the festival.

Contact and Booking Details

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No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.


Senate House,

Malet Street,

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