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Wanda Marcussen
published on 14 September 2019

On Cannon Street in the City of London, you can watch the London Stone. The stone's origin is unknown, but its importance as a landmark throughout London’s long history is almost incomparable, especially when thinking about the simplicity of the stone. Historians and scientists alike have failed to trace the stones original propose, but a myriad of legends are connected with it.

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About the Author

Wanda Marcussen
Wanda has studied International Relations with specialization in History at The University of Oslo, and is currently studying for her Master's degree in Environmental History at Trinity College Dublin.

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Marcussen, W. (2019, September 14). London Stone. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Marcussen, Wanda. "London Stone." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 14, 2019.

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Marcussen, Wanda. "London Stone." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Sep 2019. Web. 20 Mar 2023.