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Temple Bar Memorial

Fleet Street | The Strand, London, England
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Temple Bar Memorial

Very much a peculiar Victorian style memorial. It stands in the middle of the Strand in front of... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Della G
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Coquitlam, Canada
Quirky Memorial

Temple Bar Memorial is situated in front of the Royal Courts of Justice, you can find the The... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
places2seeplaces2go
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Fleet Street | The Strand, London, England
Holborn
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Very much a peculiar Victorian style memorial. It stands in the middle of the Strand in front of the Royal Court of Justice and it marks the boundary of Westminster and City of London It is very much dwarfed by the law courts when viewed...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Temple Bar Memorial is situated in front of the Royal Courts of Justice, you can find the The monument is in the middle of the road ( The Strand. ) It also famously marks the boundary between Westminster and the City of London. The Temple...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

A nice little sculpture standing in the middle of the road in the strand. A memorial to mark Temple Bar and sits opposite the Royal Court of Justice. On one side is Queen Victoria and on the other is the Prince of Wales. The sculpture...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

A winged dragon, mounted on a highly decorated stone plinth, stands in the middle of the Strand near the easternmost point of the Royal Courts of Justice. This monument, the Temple Bar marker (designed by Horace Jones), was erected in 1880. It marks both the...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Our most recent stay in London saw us again strolling along the Strand. When we reached the Temple Bar Memorial we paused to take another look at it. The Temple Bar Memorial is located in the centre of the roadway and marks the boundary between...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Temple Bar Memorial is situated in the middle of the Strand where the old Temple Bar used to be situated (it is now situated next to St Pauls). The Temple Bar was moved due to traffic congestion. The old bar used to be where heads...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This is a pretty famous landmark--especially from Charles Dickens' novel, A Tale of Two Cities. It is pretty big and is right next to St Paul's Cathedral. There is a little information marker with the history near it.

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

The monument stands in the middle of the road opposite Street's Law Court's where Fleet Street meets the Strand. This monument replaces the Temple Bar Gate. It is a magnificent memorial consisting of a pedestal in a Neo-Renaissance style with a dragon sculpture at the...More

Thank nellielim
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Temple Bar Memorial now stands on the original site at the junction of the Strand and Fleet Street. This monument comprises sculpture by four Victorian artists. On the top there is a bronze dragon referred to as ‘the griffin’. Griffin is the symbol of the...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

When you stand looking at the memorial you have to imagine what it would have looked like, if the original Temple Bar gate would have been allowed to stand as the point of entry to the City of London. The memorial is a grand tribute...More

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