St Mary Spital Charnel House

The St Mary Spital (Spitalfields) Charnel House is an early 14th century chamber for storing the bones of the dead. It was built in 1320 as part of the St Mary Spital, a religious complex that included an Augustinian priory, infirmary, Hospital of St Mary without Bishopsgate, cemetery and church. The Charnel house was discovered […]

The St Mary Spital (Spitalfields) Charnel House is an early 14th century chamber for storing the bones of the dead.

It was built in 1320 as part of the St Mary Spital, a religious complex that included an Augustinian priory, infirmary, Hospital of St Mary without Bishopsgate, cemetery and church.

The Charnel house was discovered in 1999 and preserved during development of the Spitalfields.

It now resides in a sunken courtyard beneath street level.

Open Hours

MONDAY : ALL DAY

TUESDAY : ALL DAY

WEDNESDAY : ALL DAY

THURSDAY : ALL DAY

FRIDAY : ALL DAY

SATURDAY : ALL DAY

SUNDAY : ALL DAY

*Physical access to the remains is normally on Open House Day or by special request

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