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The Great Clock at St. Paul’s Cathedral

This is not the Great Clock–Langley Bradley’s “celebrated piece of mechanism…in the year 1708, in accordance with the instructions given by the great architect of the structure, Sir Christopher Wren” (The Nottinghamshire Guardian, Apr 2, 1869, p. 10).  Wren’s plans for … Continue reading

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The sundial at Church of St. Margaret

In another of those “I was here and did not know it” epiphanies, this passing shot of the blue sundials are on the tower of the Church of St. Margaret, previously where the House of Commons worshipped on special holidays.  … Continue reading

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