TQ2978 : Bessborough Gardens Pimlico

taken 8 years ago, near to Westminster, Great Britain

Bessborough Gardens Pimlico
Bessborough Gardens Pimlico
The building in the background is the Commonwealth Development Corporation, which looked white until the snow came along!

The gardens are on the site of Holy Trinity Church designed by JL Pearson in 1849-52 and demolished in 1954 following bomb damage.
Bessborough Gardens
Bessborough Gardens is a London Square contained on two sides by 1980’s pastiche white stucco façade houses. There is a fountain at one end and a central grass area.

A series of well planted borders and a cluster of mature trees create a strong boundary between the space and Vauxhall Bridge Road.

Bessborough Gardens was originally the site of Holy Trinity Church designed by J. Pearson in 1849-52. The church was demolished in 1954 due to bomb damage. Bessborough Gardens is named after Lord Bessborough (John William Ponsonby, The 4th Earl of Bessborough, 1781 –1847), a British politician who was Home Secretary in 1834.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright PAUL FARMER and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
TQ2978, 1303 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 13 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 13 January, 2010
Category
Snowscene   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 299 783 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.3350N 0:7.8247W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 298 782
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 117 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register