TQ3281 : Barbican tour: looking out

taken 3 years ago, near to London, City of London, Great Britain

Barbican tour: looking out
Barbican tour: looking out
This restricted view of Fore Street from the Postern building shows how the concept of castle defences inspired the estate's architects (Chamberlin, Powell and Bon). For a reverse view, see TQ3281 : The Postern at the Barbican.
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
Sunday, 31 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Barbican 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3241 8167 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.1064N 0:5.5815W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3239 8168
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Grade II Listed  Architectural Detail 

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