London is literally built upon the bones of the dead, from Roman cemeteries through century after century of plague pits. Forgotten pits continue to be discovered as new construction takes place across the city. Follow the link below to an interactive map of confirmed plague pits under London, with a bit of history about each one. For instance, how would you like to live at Gower’s Walk Pest Field, the burial site for thousands of plague victims, now occupied by warehouse apartment conversions.
Bringing Out the Dead, Again