10. London Bridge (London)

Main Image: 19th Century London Bridge (Source – Cornell University via Wikimedia Commons)

Matt discusses the history and hauntings of the London Bridge site in London, England. The stories associated with the site range from profound, yet disturbing, to creepy and silly, but all are part of the folklore tapestry of an old and storied city bridge. 

This episode was written by Matthew Armstrong with music by Matthew Armstrong and production assistance from Kaylia Metcalfe.

A transcript of this episode is available here.

Show Notes and Sources:

Lake Havasu

Robert McCulloch (Developer who moved the bridge to Arizona)  

Tower Bridge    

River Thames    

Saint Thomas Becket     

Sir Thomas More 

King Edward the first of England issued the Edict of Expulsion

Plague Pits of London

William Wallace    

 Backscatter (explanation of “ghost orbs” in photos)  

The Wolfe House episode

Black Plague / Black Death

Ancient and Medieval Plagues    


Pontoon Bridge    

Pile Bridge    

King Aethelred    

London Tornado    

King John     

John Rennie, Engineer    

Remembrance Day 
Great Plague of London

John Edward

HMS Jupiter crashing into the London Bridge

BBC on Plague Pits and Transportation Planning: 

BBC on building the London Bridge Experience: 

Nikola Kirk on plague pits: 

The Londonist: 

The London Bridge Experience Website: 

Thomas Becket: 

London Tornado of 1091: 

London Bridge Summary from Wikipedia: 

Jeremy Norman’s Historyinformation.com: 

History Collection: 

London Ghosts: 


University of Massachusetts, Boston:

Music in this episode was preformed by Matt Armstrong.

If you have a story about a ghost, some bit of folklore, or anyting else you want to share, please contact me.

Photo credit: Wood photo created by wirestock – www.freepik.com

Published by kayliametcalfe

Queer,loudmouth,skeptical-agnostic-pagan,book addict,coffee lover,wine drinker, SAHM,writer,editor,producer,podcaster. -She/her

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