TQ3380 : The edge of the Tower of London

taken 3 years ago, near to Bermondsey, Southwark, Great Britain

The edge of the Tower of London
The edge of the Tower of London
The poppies can be seen "flowing" out.
Tower Poppies
"Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red" was an installation by ceramic artist Paul Cummins, with setting by stage designer Tom Piper. It was officially unveiled on 5 August 2014, one hundred years since the first full day of Britainís involvement in the First World War, and by 11 November would have 888,246 ceramic poppies in the moat around the Tower of London, each poppy representing a British or Colonial military fatality during the war. Official website: LinkExternal link
Tower of London
The Tower of London was started by William I in 1080 and has been added to by various monarchs over time. For a fuller history see LinkExternal link
Most of the site is both a scheduled ancient monument and Grade I, II* and II listed. LinkExternal link
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Wikipedia: LinkExternal link
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London is the capital of England. It is also a county called Greater London. In 2011 the local authority of the City of London had a population of 7375 while the county had a population of 8173941 LinkExternal link.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 3 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 27 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Defence, Military 
Primary Subject of Photo
Castle 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3370 8045 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.4303N 0:4.4944W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3372 8046
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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