London is littered with memorials. From huge Victorian slabs to more delicate modern-day dedications; from the subtlety of a smart blue plaque to the emotive war-child-or-sick-animal sculpture, they're everywhere.
Here are a few of London's most poignant memorials.
The first of the "Dr Barnardos Homes" was opened in 1867 at 18 Stepney Causeway Source Londonhistorian National Submarine War Memorial, Victoria Embankment Source Mandytjie Postmans Park Memorial Source Charlotte Is Living 38 Blenheim Crescent, South Croydon and the entrance to the David Lean Cinema Source Londonist Joseph Bazalgette on the Victoria Embankment. Bazalgette was resposible for the design and construction of London's sewer system, as well as the construction of Embankment itself. Source Solarpatrick King's Cross Station Memorial - names all the victims who lost their lives on 7/7 Source Flashbak Victoria Memorial just outside Buckingham Palace Source Tegold Kindertransport Memorial, Liverpool Street Source Notjustagranny 1987 Fire Memorial, King's Cross Source London Prepared Postmans Park Memorial Source Greenwich.co.uk War Memorial, Euston Station Source Londonist Com War Memorial, SE London Source Darkmewolf Police Memorial, St James Park Source Nicolagg St James's Place Source Ksegedin Crimean War Memorial, Pall Mall Source Nish Yay Primrose Hill -commemorative plaque to Welshman Iollo Morganwg Source Solarpatrick Cenotaph, War Memorial, Whitehall Source London Farringdon Road - site of one Zeppelin attacks Source Londonist The Memorial Gates, Hyde Park Source Tegold Canada War Memorial, Green Park Source Alpana.deshmukh A series of plaques at the Memorial to Heroic Self Sacrifice Source Atlasobscura Westminster Hall - plaque recording the trial of Thomas More Source Colin Davey Thomas Faryner, King Charles II's baker, had his house and bakery on Pudding Lane, where the Great Fire of London began. Source Londonhistorian Royal Albert Hall and the Albert Memorial Source Levanterman Armed Forces Memorial, Westminster Abbey Source Urbansquirrel War Memorial, Borough High Street Source London Se1 Community Website The Victoria Memorial, Buckingham Palace Source London The Fire Fighters Memorial, Carter Lane Gardens Source Mandytjie Animals at War Memorial, Park Lane Source Urbansquirrel Bomber Command Memorial, Green Park Source Sandra Lee Animals in War Memorial, Park Lane Source Hillside Vets Fashionista and original metrosexual - Beau Brummell Source Londonhistorian Guards Memorial, Horse Guards Source Conrad B Hart Bloomsbury Square Source Historylondon Royal Air Force Memorial, Victoria Embankment Source Mandytjie British Navy War Memorial, Temple Gardens Source Mandytjie Barnes Neville Wallis, inventor of the bouncing bomb. 241 New Cross Road in New Cross, London, where Wallis lived from 1892 to 1909. Source Londonhistorian War memorial, King's Cross Station Source Dr Katy Barrett Albert Memorial, Kensington Gardens Source London Antony Gormley unveils a new plaque in Hampstead Source Peter Bazalgette War Memorial, Royal Exchange Source Radioleary
Last Updated 16 May 2017