Whether hopping off a train at London Bridge or wandering around Borough Market, do you ever wonder what this part of London used to look like? The Museum of London Archaeology’s team are leading excavations on the future site of The Liberty of Southwark, a new cultural quarter for Borough – and what they’re discovering is a fascinating window into what life was like in Southwark almost two thousand years ago.
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From September to December 2021, we collaborated with a group of Southwark residents on a community-led heritage interpretation programme developed by MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology), in partnership with Southwark Works, Thames Reach...
Roman mosaic uncovered at The Liberty of Southwark
Archaeologists from MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) have uncovered an incredibly well-preserved mosaic that once decorated the floor of a Roman dining room. Discovered a stone’s throw away from The Shard, experts have determined th...
A window into Roman life in Southwark
When you hop-off the train at London Bridge, wander around Borough Market, or gaze up at The Shard, do you ever wonder what this part of London used to look like? Well, archaeologists from MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) have been le...
The Dig at The Liberty of Southwark
The development team at The Liberty of Southwark are working with MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) and LB Southwark on an archaeological dig, ahead of the construction of new buildings. We know from excavations nearby during the 1980s...