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Image for West Norwood Cemetery - Norwood Road, London, UKview gallery

NENE6.4 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWest Norwood Cemetery - Norwood Road, London, UK

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West Norwood cemetery is one of London's "magnificent cemeteries" created in the 19th century. The cemetery, that opened in 1837, covers 40 acres with in excess of 42000 graves and over 200000 interments. The cemetery is still in use.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/27/2017

last visited: never

Image for Crystal Palace Railway Station - Crystal Palace Park, London, UKview gallery

NENE6.6 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCrystal Palace Railway Station - Crystal Palace Park, London, UK

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Crystal Palace railway station, that serves both London Overground and Southern services, is located on the south west side of Crystal Palace Park. It is one of two stations built for visitors to the Crystal Palace in the 1850s. The other has closed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/6/2015

last visited: never

Image for Foundations of the Crystal Palace - Crystal Palace Park, London, UKview gallery

NENE6.9 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesFoundations of the Crystal Palace - Crystal Palace Park, London, UK

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The building from the Great Exhibition held in London's Hyde Park was moved to Sydenham after the exhibition closed. The building was known as the Crystal Palace and the area took its name from that. The building burned down in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/16/2015

last visited: never

Image for Crystal Palace Dinosaurs - Crystal Palace Park, London, UKview gallery

NENE6.9 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCrystal Palace Dinosaurs - Crystal Palace Park, London, UK

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Dinosaurs lurk near the National Sports Arena in Crystal Palace Park in south London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/4/2015

last visited: never

Image for Sir Joseph Paxton Bust - Crystal Palace Park, London, UKview gallery

NENE6.9 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSir Joseph Paxton Bust - Crystal Palace Park, London, UK

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This huge bust of Sir Joseph Paxton is located on the main avenue that runs north west to south east through Crystal Palace Park. The marble bust was sculpted by W F Woodington who created this piece in 1869. It was moved to this location in 1981.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/7/2015

last visited: never

Image for Crystal Palace Sphinges - Crystal Palace Park, London, UKview gallery

NENE6.9 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCrystal Palace Sphinges - Crystal Palace Park, London, UK

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A pair of sphinges keep watch over Crystal Palace Park in south London. The sphinges, exact copies of the Tanis sphinx in the Louvre, were made for the Great Exhibition that was held in Hyde Park before being moved here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/4/2015

last visited: never

Image for Crystal Palace Transmitter - Crystal Palace Park, London, UKview gallery

NENE6.9 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCrystal Palace Transmitter - Crystal Palace Park, London, UK

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Unless you are stuck in an urban canyon the Crystal Palace TV transmitter can be seen from all over London. Built in the mid 1950s it is one of the tallest structures in London. The co-ordinates are in Crystal Palace Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/4/2015

last visited: 10/10/2016

Image for All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club - Wimbledon, UKview gallery

NWNW7.1 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesAll England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club - Wimbledon, UK

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The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club is located in south west London and is more commonly known as "Wimbledon" where an annual grand-slam tennis tournament occurs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/2/2016

last visited: never

Image for Guy the Gorilla - Crystal Palace Park, London, UKview gallery

NENE7.1 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGuy the Gorilla - Crystal Palace Park, London, UK

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This statue of Guy the Gorilla is to be found on the north shore of the boating like at the south side of Crystal Palace Park close to the cafe. Guy was a gorilla that spent his life at London Zoo from 1947 until his death in 1978.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/7/2015

last visited: never

Image for Crystal Palace Maze - Crystal Palace Park, London, UKview gallery

NENE7.2 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCrystal Palace Maze - Crystal Palace Park, London, UK

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The circular maze in Crystal Palace Park is located to the nirth of the park's centre. The entrance to the maze is approached from the north west. The hedges are high but thin and the route to the centre is challenging and there is an escape route.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/6/2015

last visited: never

Image for Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum - Church Road, London, UKview gallery

NWNW7.2 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum - Church Road, London, UK

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The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum is located on the north east side of the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Church Road with entry being through Gate 4. The museum is open daily 10am to 5.30pm (including weekends and Bank Holidays).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/4/2016

last visited: never

Image for Concert Platform - Crystal Palace Park, London, UKview gallery

NENE7.2 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesConcert Platform - Crystal Palace Park, London, UK

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At first sight, the concert platform looks like a chunk of rusty metal or, as has been used elsewhere, a "rusty laptop". The concert platform was designed by Ian Ritchie Architects in 1997 and sits in a natural bowl that can accommodate 8000 people.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/6/2015

last visited: never

Image for RNVR Great War Memorial - Crystal Palace Park, London, UKview gallery

NENE7.2 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesRNVR Great War Memorial - Crystal Palace Park, London, UK

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During the Great War, the Crystal Palace was designated "HMS Victory VI" and was used to train men in the Royal Naval Voluntary Reserve (RNVR). After the Great War, in 1931, the memorial was placed on the "quarterdeck" of HMS Victory VI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/4/2015

last visited: never

Image for [Former] South London Hospital for Women and Children - Clapham Common South Side, London, UKview gallery

NN7.7 km

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Satellite Imagery Oddities[Former] South London Hospital for Women and Children - Clapham Common South Side, London, UK

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The South London Hospital for Women and Children was officially opened by Queen Mary on 4th July, 1916 with construction having started in 1913.The building is located on the south east side of Clapham Common opposite Clapham South tube station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/22/2017

last visited: never

Image for David Bowie Mural - Tunstall Place, London, UKview gallery

NN9.2 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesDavid Bowie Mural - Tunstall Place, London, UK

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This colourful David Bowie mural was painted on the north end of Morley's department store in Tunstall Place opposite the entrance to Brixton tube station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/1/2017

last visited: never

Image for Kingsmeadow - Jack Goodchild Way, Norbiton, London, UKview gallery

WW9.5 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesKingsmeadow - Jack Goodchild Way, Norbiton, London, UK

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Kingsmeadow is a football stadium in Norbiton in south west London. It is the home ground to AFC Wimbledon and Kingstonian FC and has a capacity of 4850.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/21/2015

last visited: never

Image for Putney Bridge - London, UKview gallery

NWNW10.3 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesPutney Bridge - London, UK

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Putney Bridge is a vehicle and pedestrian bridge that spans the River Thames in west London. The bridge is orientated in a NE/SW direction and is supported on five arches. It connects Putney, in the south west, with Fulham on the north east shore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/14/2019

last visited: never

Image for Gas Holder 7 - Prince of Wales Drive, Battersea, London, UKview gallery

NN10.5 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGas Holder 7 - Prince of Wales Drive, Battersea, London, UK

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This site, in Battersea, has four gas holders named/numbered 4, 5, 6 & 7. Number 7, the blue one, is the most "famous" as it is of a different design and is a local landmark. It was designed by the German company MAN and built in 1932.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/19/2015

last visited: never

Image for Lots Road Power Station - London, UKview gallery

NN10.8 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesLots Road Power Station - London, UK

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Lots Road power station, in west London, was commissioned in 1905 to provide electricity for London Underground. Over the years, it generated poer using coal, then oil and finally gas. The power station was retired in 2002.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/28/2015

last visited: never

Image for Battersea Power Station - Kirtling Road, Battersea, London, UKview gallery

NN10.8 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBattersea Power Station - Kirtling Road, Battersea, London, UK

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Take the major tourist attractions out of the mix and probably the next best known building to Londoners is Battersea Power Station. The four chimneys of this mid twentieth century power station dominate the south west London skyline.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/12/2013

last visited: 10/30/2016

Image for Red Telephone Boxes ('Out of Order') - Old London Road, Kingston upon Thames, London, UKview gallery

WW10.9 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesRed Telephone Boxes ('Out of Order') - Old London Road, Kingston upon Thames, London, UK

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A set of 12 K6 phone boxes set up as an art display entitled "Out of Order" by David Mach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/28/2015

last visited: never

Image for Battersea Bridge - London, UKview gallery

NN10.9 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBattersea Bridge - London, UK

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Battersea Bridge spans the River Thames in south west London. It is a two-lane bridge that carries vehicular traffic and pedestrians across its five arches.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/28/2015

last visited: never

Image for Crosby Hall - Cheyne Walk, London, UKview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCrosby Hall - Cheyne Walk, London, UK

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Crosby Hall was built in the City of London in 1466 for the wool merchant Sir John Crosby. Over the years, a list of notables lived there which included Richard III. In 1910 it was moved from the City to its current location.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/28/2015

last visited: never

Image for Albert Bridge - London, UKview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesAlbert Bridge - London, UK

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Albert Bridge is a road bridge over the River Thames in West London, connecting Chelsea on the north bank to Battersea on the south bank. The bridge carries light vehicles and pedestrians only.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/10/2013

last visited: 7/31/2017

Image for The World's End - King's Road, London, UKview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesThe World's End - King's Road, London, UK

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The World's End public house is located on the south east side of the King's Road in Chelsea. The pub, that dates from 1897, is a Grade II listed building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/29/2015

last visited: never

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