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St John's Church, Smith Square.
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St John's
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Buxton Monument to the abolition of slavery
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Victorian Gothic monument to Thomas Buxton.
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Buxton Monument
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Rodin's Burghers of Calais. This is one of several original castings made. This one is covered in wax to prevent natural weathering. Other castings are not so protected, and have taken on the green hue.
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Emmeline Pankhurst, whose actions eventually gave women the vote.
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The Houses of Parliament. Henry Moore's sculpture is on the right; a popular backdrop for TV interviews. The entrance to the right is the Sovereign's entrance when they go to open parliament.
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The Westminster museum, entrance just by the red pillbox, houses many old memorabilia to sovereigns past, including the death effigies often made.
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The old and the new: The Millennium wheel, Big Ben and St Margaret's Church. The rather odd building to the left is Portcullis House, the recently finished "overflow" to Parliament.
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Westminster Abbey in the distance
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Big Ben.
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Just opposte the entrance to parliament are the permanent protestors and their placards.
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Boudicca and the Wheel
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The only worthwhile monument to the millennium.
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The wheel, seen through the Victorian embankment gardens
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Queen Mary's Steps. The Thames reached up to here in 1695, and built by Christopher Wren for the Whitehall palace, which occupied the site here. Only the banquetting house remains.
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The building on the left is the ministry of Defense.
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Victorian Embankment gardens
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A very Dali-esque tree.
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The Millenium Wheel
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Charing Cross Station. Just up the road is the Playhouse theatre, where many Radio 4 programs are recorded, and further up this road is Trafalgar Square.
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Joseph Bazalgette, architect of London's sewars.
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