Explore London's grim history with this interactive horror map

With a history that stretches back over hundreds of years, it's perhaps inevitable that a city like London has developed a darker legacy along the way. Now the past meets the present in a new piece of data visualization in the form of an interactive map developed by the London-based digital agency, Impero.

By entering in a postcode, visitors can explore the grisly details of nearby stories and events. From the plague pits to tales burnt witches, the Grim London digital map takes you on a tour of the capital's ghastly past.

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Dom Carter

Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.