EAW053005 ENGLAND (1953). Brunswick Wharf (Blackwall) Power Station, East India Docks and environs, Blackwall, 1953

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Details

Title [EAW053005] Brunswick Wharf (Blackwall) Power Station, East India Docks and environs, Blackwall, 1953
Reference EAW053005
Date 19-November-1953
Link
Place name BLACKWALL
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 538801, 180752
Longitude / Latitude 0.00028702927777902, 51.508145068541
National Grid Reference TQ388808

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