Esoteric London

No. 834: Lamb’s Conduit Street, WC1

Posted in Architectural, Monumental by esotericlondon on May 9, 2013

© Roger Dean RED_0430 copy

Lamb’s Conduit Street, London, WC1. Photo © Roger Dean 2013

Hand-Book of London. Past and Present – Peter Cunningham, 1850:

YORK COLUMN, CARLTON GARDENS. A column of Scotch granite, erected (1830-33) by public subscription, with a bronze statue of the Duke of York, the second son of George III., upon the top. The column, 124 feet high, was designed by Mr. B. Wyatt, and the statue, 14 feet high, executed by Sir Richard Westmacott. There is a staircase and gallery affording a fine view of the west end of London […].

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