Home

Tours | Categories (New, Hot) | Map

Alcohol - Ancient - Animal - Architecture - Art - Aviation - Boxing - Celebrity - Charity - Children - Church - Cinema - Comedy - Crime - Dance - Death - Disaster - Drugs - Fashion - Food - Gambling - Ghost - Grave - Health - Historical - Industry - Justice - LGBT - Literary - Look Up - Medical - Military - Motoring - Murder - Museum - Music - Nature - Naval - Paranormal - Pioneer - Poetry - Police - Politics - Pub - Public Amenities - Quirky - Religion - Retail - Ripper - River - Royalty - Science - Sculpture - Sex - Signs - Society - Sport - Subterranean - Technology - Theatre - Train - Transport - Tube - TV - Weather -

Contact Us

IN THE NEWS

Westfield Stratford City East
Westfield Stratford City East Retail Theme

TOUR OF THE MONTH

Charles Dickens' London
Charles Dickens' London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th February 2010 Abbey Road Studio's put up for sale by EMI due to increasing debts.

17th February 1938 1st public experimental demonstration of Baird color TV (London)

17th February 1896 London Country Councils' Muzzling Order becomes effective

17th February 1883 A Ashwell patents free-toilet in London

17th February 1740 The end of the great frost, freezing of the Thames and a terrible Winter

The exact centre of London



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

Themes: HistoricalHistorical Theme  ChurchChurch Theme
Ranking This Month: 227/2792
Pages Hit This Month: 65
Link to This Page: http://www.shadyoldlady.com/location/463
Credits: http://www2.stmartin-in-the-fields.org/page/home/home.html

The exact centre of London

At the corner of the Strand and Charing Cross Road.


The Shady Old Lady points out that you can drag this map using mouse. Or visit our full massive map.


Got something to add? Write it 'ere:
Name:     Email:
Your email will ONLY be used once, to confirm the publication of your comments. We value your contribution and privacy.

Anti-spam Security: Please enter this code:
Other places nearby...

The exact centre of London», 0km

Home to an Adventurer», 2.4km

Holborn's Hunting Lodge», 0.6km

Entrance To See The Queen...», 1.4km

Francisco de Miranda's Statue», 1.1km

St John's Gate», 1.3km

The East Ends most famous market», 2.1km

A Gate and a Crypt», 1.3km

Jonas Hanway's Handy Gadget», 0.7km

Tigers in Town», 1.0km