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City of London Dragon Boundary Mark

James B. Bunning
Dewer (London)
1849 (1963)

London /  City of London Dragon Boundary Mark   London /  City of London Dragon Boundary Mark

Description

Two cast iron dragons with the coat of arms of London.

Inscription(s)

CITY OF LONDON

these dragons represent a constituent part of the
armorial bearings of the city of london and have been
erected to indicate the western boundary of the city.
this commemorative plaque was unveiled by
THE RT. HON. THE LORD MAYOR SIR RALPH EDGAR PERRING
on 16th october 1963.
dudley gordon mills esq. c.g.     francis john forty o.b.e., b.sc.
chairman streets committee     m.i.c.e., f.s.a., city engineer.

the dragons were formerly mounted above the entrance of
the city of london coal exchange which was demolished in 1963

Signature

dewer london 1849

Annotation

Half-size replicas of this original pair of dragons were made by Birmingham Guild Limited were erected at main entrances to the City of London in the late 1960s, sie the ones at Tower Hill.

London - City of London Dragon Boundary Mark

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°30'39" W 0°6'41"

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