I live quite close to Glastonbury, which, although not necessarily historical, has lots of myths and legends going for it (Joseph of Arimathea, the Isle of Avalon, the Holy Grail, ley lines, etc.) which is pretty cool. Actually, I think there is evidence of historical sites there, but everyone remembers the Avalon reference.
I live near Charterhouse square in london which dates back as a Carthusian monastery from the 1400s, it was the site during Henry VIII's reformation where either 8 or 16 Carthusian martyrs were burned for their refusal to accept the 1554 oath of supremacy, it then, under James I and with the money of Thomas Sutton became an almshouse and a school for the poor, the square still houses an almshouse and the school has moved to Godalming (being Charterhouse school).
It was also a place where up to 20,000 black death victims were buried.
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