Your question: When did the London bridge fall down?

How many times has London Bridge fallen?

It crumbled in 1281 (due to ice damage), 1309, 1425 and 1437, and then there was a devastating fire in the seventeenth century. But despite its Jenga-like tendencies, the medieval London Bridge (including houses and shops) did last for 600 years, until it was demolished in 1831.

What happened to the heads on London Bridge?

In 1598 a German visitor to London called Paul Hentzner counted over 30 heads on iron spikes at the south end of the bridge. Once put on the spike on one of the gates at the ends of London Bridge, they were left to the elements to rot and eventually fell in the Thames.

Why was the London Bridge moved to Lake Havasu?

In 1968, McCulloch bought the London Bridge and moved it from England to Arizona to create a tourist attraction in the desert. … Enter McCulloch, who was looking for a way to raise the visibility of Lake Havasu City, a community he was developing on the edge of a man-made reservoir.

How much did McCulloch pay for the London Bridge?

McCulloch paid $2,460,000—plus shipping costs of around $240,000—to bring the bridge over, piece by piece. He bought the structure as a tourist attraction to entice people to vacation and potentially retire in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., a planned community he established a few years earlier.

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