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Trafalgar Square
TRAFALGAR SQUARE (/ˌtrəˈfælɡər/ _trə-FAL-gər_ ) is a public square in the City of Westminster , Central London , built around the area formerly known as Charing Cross . Its name commemorates the Battle of Trafalgar , a British naval victory in the Napoleonic Wars with France and Spain that took place on 21 October 1805 off the coast of Cape Trafalgar , Spain. The site of Trafalgar Square had been a significant landmark since the 13th century and originally contained the King\'s Mews . After George IV moved the mews to Buckingham Palace , the area was redeveloped by John Nash , but progress was slow after his death, and the square did not open until 1844. The 169-foot (52 m) Nelson\'s Column at its centre is guarded by four lion statues
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Trafalgar Square (other)
TRAFALGAR SQUARE is a square in central London, England that commemorates the Battle of Trafalgar. TRAFALGAR SQUARE may also refer to: * Trafalgar Square, a painting by Piet Mondrian
Piet Mondrian
* National Heroes Square in Barbados, formerly known as Trafalgar Square * Trafalgar Square
Trafalgar Square
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Charing Cross
CHARING CROSS (/ˌtʃærɪŋ ˈkrɒs/ ) denotes the junction of Strand , Whitehall and Cockspur Street , just south of Trafalgar Square in central London . It gives its name to several landmarks, including Charing Cross railway station , one of the main London rail terminals . Charing Cross is named after the Eleanor cross that stood on the site, in what was once the hamlet of Charing. The site of the cross has been occupied since 1675 by an equestrian statue of King Charles I . A loose Victorian replica of the medieval cross, the Queen Eleanor Memorial Cross , was erected a short distance to the east outside the railway station. Until 1931, "Charing Cross" referred to the part of Whitehall between Great Scotland Yard and Trafalgar Square
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Battle Of Trafalgar
33 ships (27 ships of the line and six others) 41 ships (France: 18 ships of the line and eight others Spain: 15 ships of the line) CASUALTIES AND LOSSES458 dead 1,208 wounded TOTAL: 1,666 France: 10 ships captured, one ship destroyed, 2,218 dead, 1,155 wounded, 4,000 captured Spain: 11 ships captured, 1,025 dead, 1,383 wounded, 4,000 captured Aftermath: Apx. 3,000 prisoners drowned in a storm after the battle TOTAL: 13,781 * v * t * e Anglo-Spanish War 1796–1808 Atlantic * 25 January 1797 * Cape St
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Greater London Authority
The GREATER LONDON AUTHORITY (GLA) is a top-tier administrative body for Greater London , England. It consists of a directly elected executive Mayor of London , currently Sadiq Khan , and an elected 25-member London Assembly with scrutiny powers. The authority was established in 2000, following a local referendum , and derives most of its powers from the Greater London Authority Act 1999 and the Greater London Authority Act 2007 . It is a strategic regional authority, with powers over transport, policing, economic development, and fire and emergency planning. Three functional bodies — Transport for London , the Mayor\'s Office for Policing and Crime , and London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority — are responsible for delivery of services in these areas
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City Of Westminster
35.2% White British 2.3% White Irish 0% White Gypsy or Irish Traveller 24.1% Other White 0.9% White & Black Caribbean 0.9% White & Black African 1.6% White the shopping areas around Oxford Street
Oxford Street
, Regent Street
Regent Street
, Piccadilly
Piccadilly
and Bond Street
Bond Street
; and the night time entertainment district of Soho
Soho
. Much of the borough is residential, and in 2008 it was estimated to have a population of 236,000. The local authority is Westminster City Council
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London
LONDON /ˈlʌndən/ ( listen ) is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom . Standing on the River Thames in the south east of the island of Great Britain , London has been a major settlement for two millennia. It was founded by the Romans , who named it _ Londinium _. London's ancient core, the City of London
City of London
, largely retains its 1.12-square-mile (2.9 km2) medieval boundaries. Since at least the 19th century, "London" has also referred to the metropolis around this core, historically split between Middlesex , Essex , Surrey , Kent , and Hertfordshire , which today largely makes up Greater London
Greater London
, a region governed by the Mayor of London and the London Assembly
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England
ENGLAND is a country that is part of the United Kingdom . It shares land borders with Scotland to the north and Wales to the west. The Irish Sea lies northwest of England and the Celtic Sea lies to the southwest. England is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south. The country covers five-eighths of the island of Great Britain (which lies in the North Atlantic ) in its centre and south; and includes over 100 smaller islands such as the Isles of Scilly , and the Isle of Wight . The area now called England was first inhabited by modern humans during the Upper Palaeolithic period, but takes its name from the Angles , one of the Germanic tribes who settled during the 5th and 6th centuries
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Wc Postcode Area
POSTCODE DISTRICT BOUNDARIES: Google Template:Attached KML/WC postcode area KML is from Wikidata LONDON WC POSTCODE AREA WC POSTCODE AREA WC POSTCODE AREA NAME London
London
WC POST TOWNS 1 POSTCODE DISTRICTS 15 POSTCODE SECTORS 46 POSTCODES (LIVE) 3,005 POSTCODES (TOTAL) 7,279 Statistics as at February 2012 The WC (WESTERN CENTRAL) POSTCODE AREA, also known as the LONDON WC POSTCODE AREA, is a group of postcode districts in central London
London
, England. It includes parts of the London
London
Borough of Camden , City of Westminster , London
London
Borough of Islington and a very small part of the City of London
London
. The area covered is of very high density development. The current postcode districts are relatively recent: divisions WC1 and WC2 districts established only in 1917
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Charing Cross Road
CHARING CROSS ROAD is a street in central London running immediately north of St Martin-in-the-Fields to St Giles Circus (the intersection with Oxford Street ) and then becomes Tottenham Court Road . It is so called because it serves Charing Cross railway station (named for the nearby Charing Cross ). CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Bookshops * 3 Features * 4 References * 5 Further reading * 6 External links HISTORYWhat is now Charing Cross road was originally two narrow streets in the West End, Crown Street and Castle Street. Following the development of Regent Street in the mid-18th century, there was an increase in traffic between Piccadilly Circus and Charing Cross towards Tottenham Court Road and Bloomsbury
Bloomsbury
, and the need for an improved road became obvious
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Strand, London
STRAND (or THE STRAND ) is a major thoroughfare in the City of Westminster
Westminster
, Central London . It runs just over 3⁄4 mile (1,200 m) from Trafalgar Square
Trafalgar Square
eastwards to Temple Bar , where the road becomes Fleet Street
Fleet Street
inside the City of London , and is part of the A4 , a main road running west from inner London. The road's name comes from the Old English strond, meaning the edge of a river, as it historically ran alongside the north bank of the River Thames
River Thames
. The street was popular with the British upper classes between the 12th and 17th centuries, with many historically important mansions being built between the Strand and the river
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Northumberland Avenue
NORTHUMBERLAND AVENUE is a street in the City of Westminster
City of Westminster
, Central London
Central London
, running from Trafalgar Square
Trafalgar Square
in the west to the Thames Embankment
Thames Embankment
in the east. The road was built on the site of Northumberland House
Northumberland House
, the London home of the Percy family , the Dukes of Northumberland between 1874 and 1876, and on part of the parallel Northumberland Street . When built, the street was designed for luxury accommodation, including the seven-storey Grand Hotel, the Victoria and the Metropole. The Playhouse Theatre opened in 1882 and become a significant venue in London
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Whitehall
WHITEHALL is a road in the City of Westminster , Central London , which forms the first part of the A3212 road from Trafalgar Square to Chelsea . It is the main thoroughfare running south from Trafalgar Square towards Parliament Square . The street is recognised as the centre of the Government of the United Kingdom and is lined with numerous departments and ministries including the Ministry of Defence , Horse Guards and the Cabinet Office . Consequently, the name "Whitehall" is used as a metonym for British civil service , and as the geographic name for the surrounding area
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The Mall, London
Coordinates : 51°30′15″N 0°8′7″W / 51.50417°N 0.13528°W / 51.50417; -0.13528 The Mall, looking southwest towards Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace
(2011) THE MALL (/ˈmæl/ ) is a road in the City of Westminster , central London , between Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace
at its western end and Trafalgar Square via Admiralty Arch
Admiralty Arch
to the east. Before it terminates at Whitehall
Whitehall
it is met by Horse Guards Road and Spring Gardens
Spring Gardens
where the Metropolitan Board of Works and London County Council were once based. It is closed to traffic on Sundays, public holidays and on ceremonial occasions. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Sporting events * 3 Gallery * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYThe Mall began as a field for playing pall-mall
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Charles Barry
SIR CHARLES BARRY FRS RA (23 May 1795 – 12 May 1860) was an English architect, best known for his role in the rebuilding of the Palace of Westminster
Westminster
(also known as the Houses of Parliament
Houses of Parliament
) in London during the mid-19th century, but also responsible for numerous other buildings and gardens. He is known for his major contribution to the use of Italianate architecture in Britain, especially the use of the Palazzo as basis for the design of country houses, city mansions and public buildings. He also developed the Italian Renaissance garden style for the many gardens he designed around country houses
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