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Reviewed July 9, 2019 via mobile

In the 1990’s my train arrived in Cannon Street and I would pass the location of the London Stone. It was housed in it’s own little back-lit under-dwelling in the rather dilapidated Bank of China building. Sitting behind a heavy metal grill it was easy...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

Went to see the London stone expecting to see a historic landmark and something special. Literally it's a block of stone and the date and original purpose of the Stone are unknown. All we really have is some speculation about it's original purpose and use...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 5, 2018

After a small holiday, the London stone has now returned to 111 Cannon street and sits inside a nice glass enclosure. Don't forgot to stop by and have a look at this truly historic stone. This is the same stone that Jack Cade marched into...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

The London stone is currently at the London museum so do not waste your time going there. It was moved temporarily this year.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Mike C
Reviewed July 20, 2017

I think this used to be on Cannon Street but you can now view it in the London Museum. Really it is just a big lump of stone. The Museum of London is worth a visit as there are so many other things to see.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed June 13, 2017

It has been claimed to be a Druidic altar, a Roman milestone and a magical 'heart of London' . All that's left of the once-famous London Stone is a block of limestone, resting in a glass-case in the Museum of London. It had sat for...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

The stone is NOT THERE. It has been moved because of building work! No concern for the myth and legend of the stone as its disappearance could signify the fall of London - may be that was why there was Brexit! "By the early 19th...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank RoddyPayne
Reviewed February 14, 2017

No one can blame if you walk right past the London Stone. The stone is less than two feet and encased behind a white iron grate on Cannon Street, what is not notable. However, this rock is much more than a rock and it is...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Rubaiyat E S
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

The building that the London stone was housed in is being redeveloped , it's safely stored away and will return once the new building is finished

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank 663adrianh
Reviewed July 21, 2016

It is a special sign for London (Londinium) and just think it is a clear link Rome and the Romans in the land Britannica. I believe that its relevance is snubbed. It happened to me: - I go to Liverpool station, - I go to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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