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Someone's created a map of all creepy things have happened in London's grim past

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Matilda Egere-Cooper

Given London's unsavoury history, there's a strong possibility you're never a few feet away from y'know, a pit full of victims who died a painful, horrendous death from the bubonic plague in 1665. Lovely. But if you've ever wanted to discover more of the grim realities that have gone down in your 'hood in years gone by, someone's plotted them all on an interactive map. 

Designed by creative agency Impero, the Grim London map lets you enter your postcode or borough to see if you're unfortunate enough to live near the sites of murders, hauntings, executions, the homes of serial killers or other strange things. It's pretty comprehensive and has left no horror unturned – so if your curiosity might get the best of you, just remember what it did to the cat...

Find out more (if you dare) at

Want more weird maps? There's now an interactive map where you can log all those creepy clown sightings

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