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City of London, England, United Kingdom
 

City of London

 
 
City of London Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 4, 2018
1. City of London Marker
Inscription.  
These dragons represent a constituent part of the armorial bearings of the City of London and have been erected to indicate the western boundary of the city. This commemorative plaque was unveiled by The Rt. Hon. The Lord Mayor Sir Ralph Edgar Perring on 16th October 1963.
Dudley Gordon Mills Esq. C.G.   Chairman Streets Committee
Francis John Forty O.B.E.,B.Sc., M.I.C.E., F.S.A.   City Engineer

( small plaque )
The dragons were formerly mounted above the entrance of the City of London Coal Exchange which was demolished in 1963.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Landmarks.
 
Location. 51° 30.661′ N, 0° 6.691′ W. Marker is in City of London, England. Marker is at the intersection of Victoria Embankment and Temple Place, on the left when traveling west on Victoria Embankment. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: City of London, England EC4Y 0HJ, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Last Visit by Queen Victoria (a few steps from this marker); King’s Reach (within shouting distance of this marker); National Submarine War Memorial
City of London Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 4, 2018
2. City of London Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); HQS Wellington (within shouting distance of this marker); W.T. Stead (within shouting distance of this marker); Lady Henry Somerset Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); William Edward Forster (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Victoria Embankment (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of London.
 
 
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 82 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 5, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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