TQ2978 : Frozen fountain in Bessborough Gardens

taken 8 years ago, near to Westminster, Great Britain

Frozen fountain in Bessborough Gardens
Frozen fountain in 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.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 13 January, 2010   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 13 January, 2010
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Snowscene   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 299 782 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.3134N 0:7.8256W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 298 783
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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