Journal articleExcavation at Liverpool Street, London, for Crossrail Limited, uncovered two large drains and a pit in an area of the city known since the medieval period as ‘Moorfields’. Their fills can be closely dated to the mid 16th century and included artefacts such as personal possessions, domestic utensils and refuse,...
Cubitt, Rachel S. ; Hartle, Robert ; Marshall, Michael ; Richardson, Beth ; Allison, Enid …
The New Churchyard: from Moorfields Marsh to Bethlem burial ground, Brokers Row and Liverpool StreetArchaeological investigations for Crossrail at Liverpool Street revealed the development of this area, from the medieval marsh of Moorfields to municipal, non-parochial, burial ground and later suburb. The New Churchyard, or ‘Bethlem’ as it was later known, was established after the severe plague of 1563 and was in use from...