TQ3281 : Statue of Gog in London Guildhall

taken 31 years ago, near to London, City of London, Great Britain

Statue of Gog in London Guildhall
Statue of Gog in London Guildhall
At the northern end of the Guildhall are statues of Magog and Gog (Magog is a few feet to the left of Gog).Magog and Gog were two giants who were (allegedly) defeated by Brutus and chained to the gates of his palace on the site of Guildhall. The original statues were destroyed in the Fire of London. Their replacements were lost in the Blitz, and the current two were carved by David Evans in 1953.
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TQ3281, 4723 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
Contributed by
Barry Shimmon   (find more nearby)
Date Taken
1988   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 21 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Public buildings and spaces 
Category
Statue   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3253 8140 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.9591N 0:5.4839W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3252 8139
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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