60 Second Video: Facts You Never Knew About Monument

Geoff Marshall
By Geoff Marshall Last edited 36 months ago
60 Second Video: Facts You Never Knew About Monument

Think you know everything about Christopher Wren's Monument to the Great Fire of London? Are you sure? Mark Mason reveals the true meaning of Pudding Lane, and the real human cost of commemorating the day the Big Smoke went up in smoke.

Mark is the author of Walk The Lines and website The Importance of Being Trivial.

Last Updated 18 November 2014

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Technically you provided one fact you think we didn't know. And did the monument really kill them? Escaping fire is slightly different to jumping deliberately!