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.
St James's Place Source Ksegedin The first of the "Dr Barnardos Homes" was opened in 1867 at 18 Stepney Causeway Source Londonhistorian Farringdon Road - site of one Zeppelin attacks Source Londonist War Memorial, Borough High Street Source London Se1 Community Website Crimean War Memorial, Pall Mall Source Nish Yay The Fire Fighters Memorial, Carter Lane Gardens Source Mandytjie Bloomsbury Square Source Historylondon Animals in War Memorial, Park Lane Source Hillside Vets War memorial, King's Cross Station Source Dr Katy Barrett Fashionista and original metrosexual - Beau Brummell Source Londonhistorian Royal Air Force Memorial, Victoria Embankment Source Mandytjie Guards Memorial, Horse Guards Source Conrad B Hart Primrose Hill -commemorative plaque to Welshman Iollo Morganwg Source Solarpatrick Cenotaph, War Memorial, Whitehall Source London 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 Armed Forces Memorial, Westminster Abbey Source Urbansquirrel Police Memorial, St James Park Source Nicolagg National Submarine War Memorial, Victoria Embankment Source Mandytjie Canada War Memorial, Green Park Source Alpana.deshmukh The Memorial Gates, Hyde Park Source Tegold Westminster Hall - plaque recording the trial of Thomas More Source Colin Davey War Memorial, Euston Station Source Londonist Com 38 Blenheim Crescent, South Croydon and the entrance to the David Lean Cinema Source Londonist Thomas Faryner, King Charles II's baker, had his house and bakery on Pudding Lane, where the Great Fire of London began. Source Londonhistorian War Memorial, Royal Exchange Source Radioleary The Victoria Memorial, Buckingham Palace Source London British Navy War Memorial, Temple Gardens Source Mandytjie War Memorial, SE London Source Darkmewolf Kindertransport Memorial, Liverpool Street Source Notjustagranny Royal Albert Hall and the Albert Memorial Source Levanterman Antony Gormley unveils a new plaque in Hampstead Source Peter Bazalgette A series of plaques at the Memorial to Heroic Self Sacrifice Source Atlasobscura Postmans Park Memorial Source Greenwich.co.uk Postmans Park Memorial Source Charlotte Is Living 1987 Fire Memorial, King's Cross Source London Prepared Bomber Command Memorial, Green Park Source Sandra Lee 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 Animals at War Memorial, Park Lane Source Urbansquirrel King's Cross Station Memorial - names all the victims who lost their lives on 7/7 Source Flashbak
Last Updated 16 May 2017