TQ3078 : A- Z Map Wenlock

taken 5 years ago, near to Westminster, Great Britain

A- Z Map Wenlock
A- Z Map Wenlock
This Wenlock is located on Lambeth Bridge
The London 2012 Olympic mascots Wenlock & Paralympic Mandevilles
These two-metre-tall figures have appeared on London's streets in the run up to the Olympic Games. They are made with the last drops of steel left over from the construction of the final support girder of the Olympic Stadium.

Wenlock's name is derived from the Shropshire village of Much Wenlock which hosted Wenlock Games that inspired Baron Pierre de Coubertin to create the modern Olympics.

Mandeville's name comes from the Stoke Mandeville Games, widely recognised as a forerunner of the Paralympic movement.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 July, 2012   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 22 July, 2012
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Paths  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
London 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3026 7898 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.6859N 0:7.4992W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3026 7896
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