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Blackfriars Bridge

 
 
Blackfriars Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 4, 2018
1. Blackfriars Bridge Marker
Inscription.  
Corporation of London
Blackfriars Bridge
standing on the site of the original bridge named after
William Pitt the Elder in 1760. Constructed and maintained
without burden upon public funds out of monies derived from the
Bridge House Estates Trust
First Opened 6th November 1869 by
Her Majesty Queen Victoria
Widened and reopened 14th September 1909 by
The Rt. Hon. Sir George Wyatt Truscott, Bart, Lord Mayor

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts.
 
Location. 51° 30.674′ N, 0° 6.246′ W. Marker is in City of London, England. Marker is at the intersection of Blackfriars Road and Blackfriars Underpass, on the left when traveling south on Blackfriars Road. Located next to the approach to Blackfriars Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: City of London, England SE1 9UD, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Victoria R.I. (within shouting distance of this marker); The Black Friar (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Palace of Bridewell
Looking south over the River Thames. Blackfriars Bridge on the right. On the left is the Blackfriars image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 4, 2018
2. Looking south over the River Thames. Blackfriars Bridge on the right. On the left is the Blackfriars
(about 180 meters away); City of London School for Girls (about 210 meters away); Sunday Times Premiere Issue (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Old Bell (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Samuel Pepys (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Daily Courant (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of London.
 
Also see . . .  Blackfriars Bridge on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 5, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 5, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 5, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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