Is modern London older than you think?


London 2012: The eyes of the world are on us, eagerly waiting to see what we end up doing with the Olympics. The latest technologies are being used to showcase one of the greatest spectacles on the planet. But how well do you know your London history? I'm betting there are quite a few classic London landmarks and everyday items that you may think of as 'modern' that have actually been around far longer than you think...

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