Plaque

London Bridge alcoves in Victoria Park - Bow plaque

Inscription

{On the nearby plaque attached to a low stone plinth:}
Stone alcoves from the parapet of old London Bridge. Brought here c. 1860.
Bow Heritage Trail

Site: London Bridge alcoves in Victoria Park (2 memorials)

E9, Victoria Park

There are two alcoves, placed some distance apart so we have only photoed one. Both of them have both memorials.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
London Bridge alcoves in Victoria Park - Bow plaque

Subjects commemorated i

London Bridge

Four stone bridges have spanned the Thames at this point. The first was built...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
London Bridge alcoves in Victoria Park - Bow plaque

Created by i

Tower Hamlets Council

The name was originally applied to the Tower division of the county of Middle...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
London Bridge alcoves in Victoria Park - Bow plaque

Also at this site i

London Bridge alcoves in Victoria Park - inscription

London Bridge alcoves in Victoria Park - inscription

{Incised into the stone of the wall where you rest your back when seated:} Th...

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