East Molesey in Surrey County, England, United Kingdom
The Family Coat of Arms of Thomas Newland Allen
Hampton Court Bridge was opened in 1866,
at the expense of Thomas Newland Allen
a local man who lived at Hampton on the Middlesex Bank.
Originally a toll bridge allowing Mr Allen to recoup his outlay,
It was bought by the Metropolitan Board of Works in 1876
and the toll was lifted, amidst loud cheering.
The National Anthem was played by the band of the 3d Surrey Militia
and celebrated by a firework display on Hampton Court Green.
Refurbished by Betchworth Forge Tel: xxxxx xxxxxx
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts.
Location. 51° 24.201′ N, 0° 20.594′ W. Marker is in East Molesey, England, in Surrey County. Marker is at the intersection of Riverbank and Hampton Court Way, on the left when traveling south on Riverbank. Located on the wall overlooking the River Thames near the Hampton Court Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Molesey, England KT8 9AS, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker Molesey Riverbank (a few steps from this marker); Barge Walk (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Site of the Toy Inn (about 180 meters away); The Privy Garden (approx. half a kilometer away); The Broad Walk (approx. half a kilometer away); The Great Fountain Garden (approx. half a kilometer away); Golden Jubilee Fountain (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Home Park and the Long Water (approx. 0.7 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Molesey.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.