The Old Nun's Head


The Old Nun's Head

A nun was decapitated here, her head was displayed on a post

Location: Nunhead Green, SE15

Description: The pub stands on the site of a nunnery which was demolished in the Reformation. The abbess was decapitated, and her head displayed on a pole.

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The Old Nun's Head

A nun was decapitated here, her head was displayed on a post

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Credits: The London Companion - Jo Swinnerton

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