TQ3081 : Holborn: Sicilian Avenue, WC1

taken 10 years ago, near to London, City of London, Great Britain

Holborn: Sicilian Avenue, WC1
Holborn: Sicilian Avenue, WC1
This is the reverse view, taken from Southampton Row, of David's TQ3081 : Sicilian Avenue, Holborn showing the avenue which was originally designed as a pedestrianized area for The Bedford Estate. It was completed in 1910. There is a screen at either end of the avenue, the far one visible through the near one. The screen consists of two Ionic columns on plinths carrying an entablature with the words "Sicilian Avenue" on the frieze, surmounted by a balustrade with urns on the two central piers. It is a Grade II listed structure. The street trees are London Planes.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 23 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 23 January, 2008
Category
Pedestrianised area   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 304 816 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.0966N 0:7.3202W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 304 816
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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