TQ3078 : Lambeth Bridge

taken 7 years ago, near to Lambeth, Great Britain

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Lambeth Bridge
Lambeth Bridge
The south side of Lambeth bridge from Victoria Tower Gardens.
Lambeth Bridge
The current structure is a five-span steel arch, designed by engineer Sir George Humphreys and architect Sir Reginald Blomfield and opened on 19 July 1932 by King George V. Obelisks at either end are surmounted by stone pineapples, as a tribute to Lambeth resident, John Tradescant the younger who is said to have grown the first pineapple in Britain.
The previous structure was a suspension bridge, 828 feet long, designed by Peter W. Barlow, which opened as a toll bridge in 1862. It ceased to be a toll bridge in 1879.
A Grade II listed structure LinkExternal link .
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Date Taken
Sunday, 14 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 14 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre  Canals  Flat landscapes 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3038 7895 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.6680N 0:7.3962W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3027 7895
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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