TQ3280 : The Monument

taken 7 years ago, near to City of London, Great Britain

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The Monument
The Monument
The Monument to the Great Fire of London, more commonly known simply as the Monument, is a stone Roman Doric column in the City of London, near the northern end of London Bridge, which commemorates the Great Fire of London.

It stands at the junction of Monument Street and Fish Street Hill, 202 ft (62 m) tall and 202 ft (62 m) from the place where the Great Fire started on 2 September 1666 LinkExternal link
Monument Tower
Monument tower is a 202ft (61.5m) tall tower Roman Doric tower built between 1671 an 1677, to commemorate the Great Fire of London of 1666.

The tower is accessible to the public, who can climb the 311 steps for fantastic views over London. See LinkExternal link

Read more at wikipedia LinkExternal link
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TQ3280, 5710 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 16 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 18 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
London 
Near (from Tags)
London Bridge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 32974 80721 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.5867N 0:5.1155W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 32806 80720
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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