TQ3078 : Thorney Street, Westminster, London SW1

taken 9 years ago, near to Westminster, Great Britain

Thorney Street, Westminster, London SW1
Thorney Street, Westminster, London SW1
Thorney or the Island of Thorns was an island by the River Thames formed by where the Tyburn Stream flowed into the Thames. It was on this island that King Cnut built his palace which later became the Palace of Westminster. Today this street name is the only reminder of this island.
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TQ3078, 1194 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 25 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 27 March, 2008
Category
Street   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 302 789 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.6864N 0:7.5337W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 301 789
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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