TQ3280 : Statue of Keats in an alcove from London Bridge

taken 2 years ago, near to Bermondsey, Southwark, Great Britain

Statue of Keats in an alcove from London Bridge
Statue of Keats in an alcove from London Bridge
A statue of John Keats who was born in Moorgate in 1795. Keats trained as a surgeon and apothecary at Guy's Hospital before becoming a poet which is how he is remembered. The statue is in a quadrangle within Guy's Hospital. Sculpted by Stuart Williamson, it was unveiled by the poet Andrew Motion in 2007.

The statue is within one of the pedestrian alcoves from old London Bridge, which was constructed by architect George the Elder in 1762. It was one of 14 alcoves which used to be on the bridge. Another one can be seen in Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets TQ3684 : One of the alcoves from the Old London Bridge. The arch is Grade II listed, see: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Thursday, 23 January, 2020   (more nearby)
Friday, 24 January, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
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John Keats 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3279 8005 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.2275N 0:5.2896W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3277 8006
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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