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The Clerk's Well (Sacred Well) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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14th May 2010ce

London Stone (Standing Stone / Menhir) — News

London Stone: Making a Myth


Lecture. Museum of London, Tuesday, 13 April. 6.30-8pm. Free.

"John Clark has recently retired from a long and distinguished career as Senior Curator (Medieval) at the Museum of London. In this talk he investigates the strange history of London Stone, the mysterious block of limestone that currently sits, ignored by passers-by, in an alcove in the wall of a building opposite Cannon Street Station."

More here - http://heritageaction.wordpress.com/2010/03/17/london-stone-making-a-myth-3/
Littlestone Posted by Littlestone
17th March 2010ce

Boadicea's Grave (Round Barrow(s)) — Fieldnotes

Stuck in London on a two day Finance Course (yuck), blue skies and September sunshine warranted a tube ride to Hampstead and a walk over the heath. The barrow is sadly fenced off, but is very large and prominent. It's covered with trees and surrounded by vegetation, so the full form is not easy to see. There may be a ditch around the barrow.

As mentioned below, it's well worth the trip on a nice day for the views from Parliament Hill.
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
11th November 2009ce

Boadicea's Grave (Round Barrow(s)) — Images

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11th November 2009ce

London Stone (Standing Stone / Menhir) — News

London Stone to cross the road


The American property developer Gerald Hines is trying to persuade the City of London authority to let him re-house the stone in the foyer of the redeveloped Cannon Street station.

http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/standard-business/article-23720677-details/Smart+new+home+for+stone+that+s+steeped+in+history/article.do

It's true that this is nearer to it's original horizontal position - albeit several meters up in the air from the original ground height where it stood.

There hasn't been any movement on the proposed relocation of the stone to the Museum of London and almost anything would be preferable to the way it is currently housed.
nix Posted by nix
28th August 2009ce

Vauxhall Cross (Ancient Trackway) — Images

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26th June 2009ce
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