TQ1876 : Unicorn sculpture above gate, Kew Gardens

taken 7 years ago, near to Kew, Richmond Upon Thames, Great Britain

Unicorn sculpture above gate, Kew Gardens
Unicorn sculpture above gate, Kew Gardens
In 1821, George IV commissioned sculptures of a lion and a unicorn, beasts from royal coats of arms, to sit above gates in the wall to Kew Road. They were designed by Thomas Hardwicke and moulded in the artificial Coade stone. Information was taken from a Kew Gardens heritage web page.
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Date Taken
Friday, 25 November, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 28 November, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Park and Public Gardens  Suburb, Urban fringe 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1878 7673 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.6241N 0:17.4618W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1877 7673
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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