TQ3281 : Barbican tour: dedication stone

taken 3 years ago, near to Shoreditch, Islington, Great Britain

Barbican tour: dedication stone
Barbican tour: dedication stone
This stone records the visit of Queen Elizabeth II to dedicate the Barbican Centre on 20 November 1972, her silver wedding anniversary. It was not fully opened until ten years later.
A tour of the Barbican
Photos taken on a guided evening tour of the Barbican estate in central London. The whole of the 1960s/70s estate including the 1982 arts centre is now listed grade 2 as a group of buildings, and grade 2* as a park.

The enthusiastic and well informed guide pointed out many architectural features and references that are not obvious to the untrained eye. Much of what he said in detail can be found on the very detailed list description at LinkExternal link so there is no need to repeat it here.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 26 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 30 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Barbican 
Date (from Tags)
1972 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3240 8177 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.1604N 0:5.5879W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3240 8177
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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