Archiepiscopal vault discovered in former Lambeth church
THE long-forgotten remains of five former Archbishops of Canterbury have been accidentally uncovered in a deconsecrated medieval church next to Lambeth Palace.
Workers at the Garden Museum, which is on the site of the former St Mary-at-Lambeth, just outside the walls of Lambeth Palace, came across a hidden crypt during recent renovations.
When archaeologists inspected the space underneath the former chancel, they discovered 30 lead coffins, including several holding the remains ...
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