London's heart of stone
By Sean Coughlan
BBC News Magazine
Last Updated: Monday, 22 May 2006, 12:31 GMT 13:31 UK
The mysterious "London stone" is going to be rescued from a building due to be demolished. Does it mean that London is going to be saved from an ancient legend?
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Queen Elizabeth I's adviser and occultist, John Dee, was obsessed by the stone, believing that it had magic powers.