TQ1469 : The Astoria moored on the Thames

taken 7 years ago, near to East Molesey, Surrey, Great Britain

The Astoria moored on the Thames
The Astoria moored on the Thames
The Astoria built for entertainment impresario Fred Karno in Brentford at a cost of 20,000 in 1913. After his bankruptcy it was sold to Vesta Victoria (1873-1951), a music hall singer and comedienne. In 1986, it was bought by Pink Floyd guitarist, David Gilmour who has used it as a recording studio for the Pink Floyd albums 'A Monentary Lapse of Reason' and 'The Division Bell' along with his solo album 'On an Island'
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TQ1469, 187 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 5 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1441 6932 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.6821N 0:21.3792W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1433 6925
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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