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  • Much ado about Something in Shoreditch: Shakespeare’s first theatre uncovered

    MOLA team
    06.08.2008

    In one of the most exciting finds of recent years, Museum of London archaeologists have unearthed the remains of what is believed to be one of London’s earliest playhouses.

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  • Royal Shakespeare Theatre

    MOLA team
    04.08.2008

    The Museum of London Archaeology Historic Buildings and Photographic Teams have recently undertaken a survey of the Grade II* listed Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire.

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  • Excavations at the Royal London Hospital

    MOLA team
    21.07.2008

    “The particulars… will excite the greatest disgust and indignation”*: 'Resurrection Men' in the 18th century (Excavations at the Royal Lo

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  • The Holywell witch-bottle

    MOLA team
    01.07.2008

    Archaeological excavations just off Shoreditch High Street have revealed parts of the medieval Holywell Priory, amongst the remains of other buildings - as well as something a little more sinister.

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  • 95 Gresham Street

    MOLA team
    02.06.2008

    Excavation is continuing at Princes and Bartlett House, 95 Gresham Street. Medieval chalk foundations are showing up in plan, and the bases of a large number of pits.

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