Esoteric London

No. 203: Millbank Tower, Millbank, SW1

Posted in Amusements, London Places by esotericlondon on December 8, 2010

Crystal Palace from Altitude London, 29th Floor, Millbank Tower, Millbank, London, SW1. Photo © Roger Dean 2010

Old and New London – Edward Walford, 1878:

But yesterday a naked sod,

And see–’tis done!

As though ’twere by a wizard’s rod,

A blazing arch of lucid glass

Leaps like a fountain from the grass,

To meet the sun.