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Hyde Park bomb - the horses

Hyde Park bomb - water trough Hyde Park bomb - the horses

Erection date: 1985

Inscription

{Plaque on the south end:}
This trough was donated to the City of London in 1892. In 1985 it was removed from Victoria Embankment, near Temple Precincts and presented to the Household Cavalry Regiment in memory of the horses killed and injured in the terrorist bombing at Hyde Park.

Site: Hyde Park bomb - water trough (2 memorials)

W1, South Carriage Drive, Hyde Park

This trough was originally installed in 1892 at Victoria Embankment, "near Temple Precincts" which must mean somewhere between Temple Place and Temple Avenue. It was moved here in 1985 as a memorial to the horses killed by the bomb.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Hyde Park bomb - the horses

Subjects commemorated Information

horses killed and injured in the terrorist bombing at Hyde Park

Seven horses were killed by the bomb or as an act of mercy shortly after.  On...

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Hyde Park bomb

A large nail bomb hidden in a car parked on South Carriage Drive exploded as ...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Hyde Park bomb - the horses

Created by Information

Corporation of the City of London

In addressing the 'square mile' concept Londonist has provided a potted histo...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Hyde Park bomb - the horses

Also at this site Information

Buxton water trough - Hyde Park

{Engraved in the north end:} The gift of J. H. Buxton 1892

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