Crossrail burial ground discovery

Work on Crossrail has exposed a burial ground opened in Farringdon at the time of the Black Death.

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'Black Death' skeletons found in Farringdon

More than a dozen skeletons thought to be victims of The Black Death have been unearthed in the City of London. Credit: Crossrail
So far the skeletons of 13 adults have been found under Charterhouse Square in Farringdon during excavation work for the Crossrail project. Credit: Crossrail
Archaeologists made the discovery 8ft below the road that surrounds the gardens in the centre of the square. Credit: Crossrail

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