2008

TQ3380 : Tower Bridge raised

taken 16 years ago, near to Bermondsey, Southwark, England

This is 1 of 2 images, with title Tower Bridge raised in this square
Tower Bridge raised
Tower Bridge raised
London's iconic Tower Bridge raised to let through a boat which is too high to pass through otherwise. In 1894, the year it was opened, it had to be opened 6,194 times to let boats pass through (LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )

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Geographical Context: Historic sites and artefacts Roads, Road transport City, Town centre Primary Subject: Bridge other tags: Tower Bridge Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Tower [3351] · London [2963] · Tower Bridge [2090] Title Clusters: · Tower Bridge raised [2] ·
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TQ3380, 6755 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Matthew Cotton   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 29 July, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 30 May, 2017
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3365 8027 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.3340N 0:4.5416W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3336 8024
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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