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The South Bank Lion at East End of Westminster Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bishop's, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5009 / 51°30'3"N

Longitude: -0.1198 / 0°7'11"W

OS Eastings: 530599

OS Northings: 179676

OS Grid: TQ305796

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.74

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.WJ0Q

Entry Name: The South Bank Lion at East End of Westminster Bridge

Location: Lambeth, London, SE1

County: London

District: Lambeth

Locality: Bishop's

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Listing Date: 27 March 1981

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204782

Source ID: 1068742

Listing Text

WESTMINSTER BRIDGE ROAD SE1
1. (north side)
5023

The South Bank Lion at
east end of Westminster
Bridge
TQ 3079 2/1058

II*

2.
Tall granite plinth with curved ends, inscribed on west end 'The South Bank Lion'.
Standing above, a Coade Stone lion of heroic size and taking expression. Bronze
plaque on east face of plinth recalls that lion stood from 1837 on the parapet
above river front of Lion Brewery, Lambeth and was installed here after World
War II at the wish of King George VI. Modelled by W F Woodington, 1837.


Listing NGR: TQ3059979676

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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