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St Mary le Bow, designed by Sir Christopher Wren, houses the famous Bow Bells.
St Mary le Bow, designed by Sir Christopher Wren, houses the famous Bow Bells. It is said a true Cockney or Londoner is born within earshot of these bells.
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Official residence of the Lord Mayor of the City of London, completed in 1753
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