Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Bedlam mass grave uncovered in London

Archaeologists in central London have uncovered a 16th century mass grave containing the remains of patients from the former St Bethlehem's mental hospital, known as Bedlam.

The archaeologists were preparing the way for construction of a new underground rail link.

It is thought thousands of skeletons might have to be removed to enable the building of a new ticket hall.

Click here to read this article from ABC News

Click here to watch a video report from the BBC