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The South Bank Lion at East End of Westminster Bridge, Lambeth

Description: The South Bank Lion at East End of Westminster Bridge

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 March 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 204782

OS Grid Reference: TQ3059979676
OS Grid Coordinates: 530599, 179676
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5009, -0.1198

Location: A302, Lambeth, Greater London SE1 7PB

Locality: Lambeth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SE1 7PB

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Listing Text

1. (north side)

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


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

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Source: English Heritage

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