TQ3380 : Poppies by the Tower, London

taken 4 years ago, near to Bermondsey, Southwark, Great Britain

Poppies by the Tower, London
Poppies by the Tower, London
Poppies in the Moat
From 5 August 2014 to 11 November 2014, a major artistic installation entitled 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' sees the Tower of London's famous dry moat filled with over 800,000 ceramic poppies to create a powerful visual commemoration for the First World War Centenary.
Tower of London
The Tower of London was started by William I in 1080 and has been added to by various monarchs over time. For a fuller history see LinkExternal link
Most of the site is both a scheduled ancient monument and Grade I, II* and II listed. LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 28 October, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 29 October, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Park and Public Gardens  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Memorial 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3357 8050 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.4591N 0:4.6055W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3349 8052
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Tower of London  Remembrance Poppies  Tower Poppies 

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