2006

TQ3381 : Leadenhall Market

taken 18 years ago, near to City of London, The City of London, England

This is 1 of 27 images, with title Leadenhall Market in this square
Leadenhall Market
Leadenhall Market
Just off Gracechurch Street in The City of London, the glass-covered, cross-shaped market is quiet at weekends. There has been a market here since the 14th Century and it takes its name from the 14th Century lead-roofed mansion of Sir Hugh Neville which was nearby. It did specialize in meat & poultry but today it also has boutiques, cafes & pubs. Above this arch is the date 1881, commemorating the building of the present arcaded market by Sir Horace Jones. The colour scheme is predominantly red and white.

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Category: Market > Market
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Street [2149] · London [852] · Leadenhall Street [370] Title Clusters: · Leadenhall Market [27] ·
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TQ3381, 4571 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Colin Smith   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 14 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 27 June, 2006
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 331 810 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.7354N 0:5.0003W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 331 810
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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