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The South Bank Lion at East End of Westminster Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lambeth, London

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Latitude: 51.5009 / 51°30'3"N

Longitude: -0.1198 / 0°7'11"W

OS Eastings: 530599

OS Northings: 179676

OS Grid: TQ305796

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.74

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.WJ0Q

Plus Code: 9C3XGV2J+93

Entry Name: The South Bank Lion at East End of Westminster Bridge

Listing Date: 27 March 1981

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068742

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204782

ID on this website: 101068742

Location: City of Westminster, Lambeth, London, SE1

County: London

District: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: Bishop's

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Lambeth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Waterloo St John with St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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The South Bank Lion at
east end of Westminster
TQ 3079 2/1058


Tall granite plinth with curved ends, inscribed on west end 'The South Bank Lion'.
Standing above, a Coade Stone lion of heroic size and taking expression. Bronze
plaque on east face of plinth recalls that lion stood from 1837 on the parapet
above river front of Lion Brewery, Lambeth and was installed here after World
War II at the wish of King George VI. Modelled by W F Woodington, 1837.

Listing NGR: TQ3059979676

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