In the Barbican is a most curious relic, a stump of a tree which is it claimed, may have regularly shaded the composer Felix Mendelssohn during his frequent visits to where the tree stood.
There is a story that crops up ever so often that during the Tutankhamun mania of the mid-1920s, the Northern line was nearly named the Tootancamden line.
It looks like a fairly ordinary moderately old building next to a dirty noisy main road - but this old building is older than you could ever imagine. It's actually thought to be the oldest brick built building in London - and over 500 years old.
If you were so minded to pass by and peer over the edge, you might notice that there's an old plaque on the wall in the modern approach roads to the Blackwall Tunnel.
An otherwise ordinary Victorian terrace house conceals within a Cathedral of decoration.
Today marks the anniversary of a certain Queen giving a rather famous speech to her troops in Tilbury. But why Tilbury?
A collection of old films about the River Thames has been released from the BFI National Archive showing the Thames at trade, at war and at peace.
A notorious water pump at Aldgate was once praised for its clean clear water yet killed hundreds of Londoners - is currently being restored.
Found under the streets of London, a unique Roman stylus, with the most elaborate and expressive inscription of its kind has gone on display.
There is a wooden door near Bank tube station that's worth paying a visit to at weekends, for only then can it be truly admired.
It's a compliment of sorts when your museum is so popular that it has to stop allowing people to just turn up and visit.
Behind a modern building in the City of London can be found from the outside a rather ordinary building, and yet inside is a heritage that goes back centuries.
A Cathedral packed with monuments, here are the three smallest - military brasses, Solomons temple... and a piece of King Herod's 2nd Jerusalem Temple, maybe.
A street in Bermondsey has a car repair shop with a relic of times when horsepower was measured in low digits - two horses heads on the frontage.
It's Christmas Eve 1924 and while people are preparing for the festivities, the City of London is busy preparing an urgent notice - they plan to close St Paul's Cathedral.