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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE SOUTH BANK LION AT EAST END OF WESTMINSTER BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1068742

Location

THE SOUTH BANK LION AT EAST END OF WESTMINSTER BRIDGE, WESTMINSTER BRIDGE ROAD SE1

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityLambethLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 27-Mar-1981

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 204782

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

WESTMINSTER BRIDGE ROAD SE1 1. (north side) 5023 The South Bank Lion at east end of Westminster Bridge TQ 3079 2/1058

II*

2. 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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National Grid Reference: TQ 30599 79676

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