NELSON SQUARE

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NELSON SQUARE

Postby kiwi » Sun May 05, 2019 12:14 am

Nelson Square is off Union Street.
Lord Nelson, 64 Nelson Square, Southwark.jpg
Lord Nelson, 64 Nelson Square, Southwark.
Lord Nelson, Nelson Square left, Union Street right, Rowland Hill house, in background 1956..jpg
Lord Nelson, Nelson Square left, Union Street right, Rowland Hill house, in background 1956.

Nelson Square,Blackfriars, North side. 1940.  The old Square was destroyed in the Blitz.jpg
North side. 1940. The old Square was destroyed in the Blitz.
Nelson Square, North Side,2018.jpg
North Side 2018

Nelson Square, East side. 1940..jpg
Nelson Square, East side. 1940
Nelson Square, 2018. 1.jpg
2018
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Nelson Square, 2018

Very little remains of what was Nelson Square in 1904. Six of the seven plane trees survive, it is unsure when one was lost. The eastern end of the Square has later been transformed into a playground, and the railings have been changed several times over.
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c 1907

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Re: NELSON SQUARE

Postby kiwi » Sat May 11, 2019 2:48 am

Thomas Barnes, a journalist and editor of The Times newspaper from 1817 until his death in 1841.
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Nelson Square, Britain from above photo from 1947 (2).png
Nelson Square, Britain from above photo from 1947
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Re: NELSON SQUARE

Postby kiwi » Thu May 16, 2019 11:27 pm

Nelson Square, last remaining houses before demolition and building of the 1950s blocks.  X.png
Nelson Square, last remaining houses before demolition and building of the 1950s blocks
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Nelson Square. Percy Bysshe Shelley, the poet, lived at No. 26 in 1814-15, where the plaque was fixed to the façade.


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