By: Blonde Two

… isn’t falling down, but it isn’t in London either. London Bridge now famously resides in Lake Havasu City in Arizona. Take a look at it in this Telegraph story http://bit.ly/1HIN4CR

Now take a look at these stones;

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Notice anything familiar?

If you look back at the London Bridge photo (I daren’t annoy the Telegraph by using their photo), you will see that the carved corbel (holding up thingy) stones that lie in Swell Tor Quarry near to Princetown, are very similar to the ones along the top of London  (Arizona) Bridge.

There is, of course, a good reason for this. The corbels were carved for the widening of Sir John Rennie’s London Bridge between 1902 and 1904 (while it was still in London).

If you happen to be walking around the old railway track near Princetown; keep your eyes open for these little treasures. In a world of irregular stones, they are quite a find!

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