TQ2979 : 58 Buckingham Gate - former HQ of The Queen's Westminster Rifles,

taken 3 years ago, near to Westminster, Great Britain

58 Buckingham Gate - former HQ of The Queen's Westminster Rifles,
58 Buckingham Gate - former HQ of The Queen's Westminster Rifles,
This fine old building first appears on the O.S. Town Plan of 1895 and was listed as the 'Drill Hall, (13th Westminster R.V.)'. The white stone 'ribbon' and portico across the front once carried the words 'THE QUEEN'S WESTMINSTER RIFLES.', but much of that is illegible today. (An early photograph can be seen in the 'Great War Forum' discussion thread LinkExternal link )

In more recent years the building was used by the Metropolitan Police.
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TQ2979, 2399 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 21 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 26 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2944 7935 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.8967N 0:8.1994W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2945 7936
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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