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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
18th November 1905 George Bernard Shaws Major Barbara, premieres in London
18th November 1852 State funeral of duke of Wellington (London)
18th November 1836 Born today: William Schwenck Gilbert, London, composer (Gilbert and Sullivan)
The exact centre of London
At the corner of the Strand and Charing Cross Road.
Location: St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, WC2N 4JJ
Description: The exact center of London is marked by a plaque in the Church of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields overlooking Trafalgar Square.
The actual point is on the corner of the Strand and Charing Cross Road, near the statue of Charles I, there is even a plaque on the wall confirming this. The statue marks the spot of the original Charing Cross.
Tagged in this Tour: july 2012
Tagged in this Tour: London 2012