Mike Pollitt | Monday 28 October, 2013 09:16
On 23rd October 1091, 922 years ago to the week (adjusting for the Julian calendar), a tornado struck London destroying the swanky new London Bridge and so wrecking the church of St Mary-le-Bow that all that remained of its 26ft rafters were 4ft stumps of wood jabbing out of the clay soil.
Image of tree on bus from the great(ish) storm of 2013 – Stewart Martin on Twitter
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Mike Pollitt is the editor of The Metropolis.
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