Old London Bridge

Posted: July 16, 2015 in History, London, UK
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The Church of St Magnus the Martyr stands alongside the way that led to the old London Bridge.

Plaque in the Churchyard of St Magnus the Martyr

Plaque in the Churchyard of St Magnus the Martyr

Inside the church is a fine model of the old bridge which existed from medieval times until the Corporation of London demolished all the buildings on it in 1756 and then replaced the bridge itself with a new one a little way upstream in 1825. The model is by David T Aggett.

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London Bridge in 1630 By Foxhunter22 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

London Bridge in 1630 By Foxhunter22 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons

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