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The lakelet was constructed in 1909, in the shape of a butterfly, with the bridge across it depicting its body. There have been 4 bridges built across the lakelet, this being the third one. It was replaced by a new bridge in 2004. Beyond can be seen the Evening Standard building.

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
PNCC Series 47
Date
February 1988
Digitisation ID
2020N_PNCC-S47_032244
Format
Colour negative
Held In
Coolstore

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