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