TQ3079 : Westminster Bridge

near to Lambeth, Great Britain

Westminster Bridge
Westminster Bridge
Westminster Bridge
Westminster Bridge was opened in 1750, but fell into disrepair and was replaced by the present bridge in 1862. With an overall length of 252 metres and a 26 metre width, it is a seven-arch wrought iron bridge which has Gothic detailing by Charles Barry (the architect of the Palace of Westminster). It is the oldest bridge in central London. It is Grade II* listed.
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River Thames
The River Thames rises at Thames Head in Gloucestershire on the slopes of the Cotswolds and flows generally eastward to its mouth near Southend in Essex. At 215 miles long it is one of the longest rivers in Britain. It is one of the most important rivers in Britain. LinkExternal link
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2012
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Date Taken
Thursday, 16 August, 2012   (more nearby)
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Friday, 17 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
London  Westminster 
River (from Tags)
Thames 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3045 7963 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.0337N 0:7.3206W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 30617 79549
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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