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Sun, 21st of October

More powerful still is the legend of the giant Gremagot who by some strange alchemy was transformed into the twins Gog and Magog, who became tutelary spirits of London.  It has often been suggested that each of this characteristically ferocious pair, whose statues have stood for many centuries within the Guildhall, guards one of the twin hills of London

-Peter Ackroyd. London: The Biography

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    Carved from pine in 1709 by Captain Richard Saunders and displayed in the Guildhall until 1940 when they were destroyed...
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