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Old London - A Relic of Temple Bar, 1878
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Old London - A Relic of Temple Bar, 1878

Measurements: Diameter: 16.5cm (6.5in)

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Patinated lead roundel memorialising Sir Christopher Wren’s baroque western gateway to the City of London. Inscribed: ‘Temple Bar: Erected 1672, Demolished 1878: This Effigy of it was struck from the lead formerly on the roof’. Wren’s arch was re-erected in 2004 in Paternoster Square hard by St. Paul’s Cathedral. Contained in circular oak frame. Temple Bar was often used for the displaying the heads and bodies of executed traitors.

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