The shot tower of the Lambeth Lead Works was designed by David Ridall Roper and was built in 1826 for Thomas Maltby & Co. At the time of this photograph it was operated by Walkers, Parker & Co but it was later demolished in 1962 to make way for the Queen Elizabeth Hall. The Lion Brewery was built in 1836-37 but was later demolished in 1949 to make way for the Royal Festival Hall.
© Historic England Archive
People & Organisations
Photographer: Prickett, Charles William
Georgian Lead Works, Georgian Shot Tower, Water Transport, Waterscape
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