Marble Arch – a place where over 2000 people were hanged from 1571 to 1783.
Marble Arch London is an iconic marble monument. It was built in 1828 with Italy’s famous Carrara marble. Thomas Nash designed this arch. He also designed Buckingham Palace, Clarence House, Regent’s Park, Regent Street and Trafalgar Square.
It is located in the heart of London’s West End, at the junction of Oxford Street, Edgware Road and Park Lane. The arch itself is quite pretty.
There is an information board near the arch which goes in to detail about its history. The area has a colourful history for this is where the Tyburn Tree stood, London’s main execution spot. Over 2000 people were hanged here from 1571 to 1783, some of their remains were discovered when the square surrounding the arch was built.
Address and nearest tube to Marble Arch monument
Address: Oxford Street, London W1R 1DD
Nearest Tube: Marble Arch (Central Line)