Tyburn Tree - Pavement Plaque

Title

Tyburn Tree - Pavement Plaque

Description

A plaque on the traffic island at Marble Arch indicates the spot where the infamous Tyburn Tree, a three-legged gallows, once stood. An estimated 50,000 people were executed here between 1571 and 1783, many having been dragged from the Tower of London.

Date

Erection date: 29/9/1964

Original Format

Cast iron plaque

Files

Tyburn_Tree_memorial_plaque.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Tyburn Tree - Pavement Plaque,” Execution Ballads, accessed May 30, 2024, https://omeka.cloud.unimelb.edu.au/execution-ballads/items/show/1129.

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