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London Bridge


London Bridge isn't even in London anymore.

It was sold to an American and lies in Lake Havasu.

Comment on London Bridge posted 2006-05-04 by David Kuhn from Pennsylvania, USA


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Please do not vote for 'London Bridge' in the mistaken belief that it is Tower Bridge. Otherwise we may have to nominate 'cultural ignorance' as an English icon!

Comment on London Bridge posted 2006-05-04 by Bob Hayes from Ashton-under-Lyne


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The original comment about the nursery rhyme does indeed refer to London Bridge - albeit not the one which now crosses the River Thames - but the medieval version - which, at the time the nursery rhyme was written, was in a really poor state of repair.... It was a marvellous building - with toll gates at either end, houses and trading outlets crammed onto its narrow structure. However, I agree with the other correspondents - I suspect the nomination should have been for Tower Bridge - which is an amazing feat of Victorian engineering..

Comment on London Bridge posted 2006-04-28 by Jason Massey from Leicestershire


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I suspert the person who nominated this has confused London Bridge and Tower Bridge. London Bridge does not raise up.

Comment on London Bridge posted 2006-04-28 by Gareth ap Elwy from Birmingham


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I realise that it is now esconsced in Arizona restored and sort of gleaming as the focal point of a blossoming city that has grown up around it. The daughter of the purchaser (a dear friend) is frequently taunted by the rumour that her Father & Grandfather were expecting Tower Bridge! Something else from here doing very well over there.

Comment on London Bridge posted 2006-04-28 by Piers de Havilland from London England


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Do we mean Tower Bridge? London Bridge is a rather dull concrete thing, though it is lit up a rather fetching red in the night these days - a commuter path from LB railway station to the City, so certainly a symbol of a modern London! The shard of glass should be popping up nearby soon though.

Comment on London Bridge posted 2006-04-28 by Matt from London


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it is a unique design

Comment on London Bridge posted 2006-04-10 by Oliver Richardson from Oxford