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American Tour of London
American Tour of London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th July 1993 S van Ruysdael's Winter Landscape sold for 705,500 in London

16th July 1985 Bill to abolish Greater London Council receives royal assent

16th July 1939 Born today: Corin Redgrave, London, actor (Excalibur, Man For All Seasons)

16th July 1924 Conference over German recovery payments begins in London

16th July 1877 Spencer Gore wins the first ever Wimbledon tennis tournament - after 3 days rain delay.go to related location

16th July 1377 The Coronation of Richard II in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

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

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The exact centre of London

At the corner of the Strand and Charing Cross Road.


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