Prime Meridian Marker - New Village Avenue, Poplar
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OrientGeo
N 51° 30.796 W 000° 00.092
30U E 708050 N 5711167
Quick Description: The Meridian is marked by a line across the pavement in this modern residential development.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 11/25/2020 8:01:58 AM
Waymark Code: WM13ET5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
Redevelopment of the area around the Aberfeldy Estate in Poplar is in full swing at the time of writing (November 2020). A green strip between high-density new blocks of flats has been designated New Village Avenue and the point where this is crossed by the Greenwich Meridian is marked by a brass line across the pavement.

The line is one of a small number of pieces of urban art which have been included in the development. Produced by AB Fine Art Foundry, the marker takes the form of a brass strip set into the pavement at an appropriate angle. Wording along the line reads “The Prime Meridian Line 0° Longitude”. This wording appears twice, once readable from the east and once readable from the west.
Co-ordinates in OSGB datum: N 51° 30.789 W 000° 00.090

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