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The Beatles take London
The Beatles take London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th January 1986 The Wapping dispute begins with 6,000 newspaper workers going on strike after protracted negotiation with their employers, News International breaks down.

24th January 1958 Squeeze pianist & TV presenter Jools Holland was born in Blackheath, London.

24th January 1664 Born today: John Vanbrugh, London, dramatist/architect (baptized)

Time to shine a light



Time to shine a light

A giant sundial that will take you through history

Location: Tower sundial

Description: When you exit the underground at Tower Hill and walk towards the bridge there is a relaxation area with a giant sundial in the centre.

Around the base in a circle is a history of London in engraved bronze plaques going from 400 bc when London was founded through the black plague, Guy Fawkes, the Battle of Britain right through almost until the present day.

Lots of scenes to photograph.

Tagged in this Tour: Curios
Tagged in this Tour: Quirky London

Themes: ArchitectureArchitecture Theme  QuirkyQuirky Theme
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Time to shine a light

A giant sundial that will take you through history


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