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Tower Hill Martyrs

Tower Hill Martyrs

EC3, Trinity Square

This is an odd square arrangement of plaques surrounded with bedding plants and miniature pylons chained together to form trip hazards. The Kilmarnock & Balmerino plaque is flat on the ground at the centre. Arranged around three edges of the square are 5 slightly raised plaques, in total listing 27 names, each with their year of death, in date sequence. We show here just one of the plaques.

A London Inheritance has a great post which shows this site in 1947.

A permanent scaffold was sited here for public decapitation. Important people, mainly royals, were executed nearby, within the grounds of the Tower.

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This section lists the memorials located at this site:
Tower Hill Martyrs

Information Memorials

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Tower Hill Martyrs - Kilmarnock & Balmerino

Brenda Cook helpfully suggested we refer to the Newgate Calendar’s account of...

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Tower Hill Martyrs - list

{5 plaques, in total listing 27 names, each with their year of death, the fir...

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