TQ3079 : Richmond Terrace, Whitehall

taken 4 years ago, near to Westminster, Great Britain

Richmond Terrace, Whitehall
Richmond Terrace, Whitehall
Built in 1822-25 by George Harrison (not that one) to a design of his brother, Henry, and "the chief survivor of early C19 improvements on the Crown lands east of Whitehall". The order used is Greek Ionic, the dressings are of Bath stone, and the brick of an unusual brown hue. Grade II* listed.
Part of the Department of Health's enclave at the south end of Whitehall, everything behind the facade was removed in the 1980s, and the facade itself restored which explains its somewhat bloodless feel.
The protest in front concerned UK support for Joseph Kabila, president of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Date Taken
Friday, 17 January, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 5 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces 
Primary Subject of Photo
Building 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3020 7987 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.1666N 0:7.5313W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3013 7991
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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