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A guide to the legends, myths and magical sites of London, written by key figures in contemporary paganism and earth mysteries.


All the layers of lore appear in many earth mysteries accounts and mythic tales of the capital: prehistoric, Celtic, Arthurian, Roman, Saxon and Norman cultures, along with Tudor and medieval customs. The second part of the book consists of a gazetteer of the sites mentioned which are still in existence, together with various other sites of associated interest. Contributors to this book include:


  • Caroline Wise
  • Nigel Pennick
  • Iain Sinclair (introduction)
  • John Matthews
  • Caitln Matthews
  • Carol Clancy
  • R.J. Stewart
  • Gareth Knight
  • Robert Stephenson
  • Geraldine Beskin
  • Chesca Potter
  • Ross Nichols  


For those looking to delve deeper into the lore hidden beneath the city's streets, this book cannot be recommended enough!


London: Coronet, 2016. Paperback, 368 pages. New.

The Secret Lore of London