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Blackfriars Bridge - plaque Blackfriars Bridge and Temperance fountain

Plaque: Blackfriars Bridge - plaque

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Corporation of London
Blackfriars Bridge, standing on the site of the original bridge named after William Pitt the Elder in 1760. Constructed and maintained without burden upon public funds out of monies derived from Bridge House Estates Trust.

First opened 6th November 1869 by Her Majesty Queen Victoria.

Widened and reopened 14th September 1909 by the Rt. Hon. Sir George Wyatt Truscott, Bart., Lord Mayor.

Site: Blackfriars Bridge and Temperance fountain (2 memorials)

EC4, New Bridge Street

Blackfriars Station is all new and shiny but this corner of Blackfriars still needs some attention.

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Blackfriars Bridge - plaque

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Blackfriars Bridge

The first bridge on this site (shown in the picture) was designed by Robert M...

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Bridge House Estates

Established to maintain London Bridge. Named after Bridge House, the original...

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William Pitt (the Elder)

Born Westminster. Earl of Chatham and Prime Minister. Father of William Pitt ...

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Blackfriars Bridge - plaque

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Corporation of the City of London

In addressing the 'square mile' concept Londonist have provided a potted hist...

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Sir George Wyatt Truscott

Son of Sir Francis Wyatt Truscott. A printer and a stationer. Knighted in 190...

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Queen Victoria

Reigned: 1837-1901, 64 years. Born Kensington Palace. Daughter of Edward, Duk...

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Blackfriars Bridge - plaque

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Temperance fountain

This fountain was originally erected July 1861 at the Royal Exchange. It was ...

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