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Medieval London Scratch and Sniff - Sewage Sludge

Duration: 03:46

In this unique smellovision experiment, you can join Dan on his immersive journey and experience the real smell of history. This extra filthy footage evokes the smell of the sewage sludge that would have filled the nostrils of every medieval Londoner.

Available since: Tue 5 Apr 2011


Series Producer
Sam Starbuck
Dan Snow
Executive Producer
Eamon Hardy

This clip is from

Filthy Cities Medieval London

1/3 Dan Snow discovers how today's London was forged in the filth of the 14th century.

First broadcast: 05 Apr 2011

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