Original gas lamp Fulham Rd London


Original gas lamp Fulham Rd London

Circular shape below gas lamp would have had a shops name inside.
Gas street lighting was first introduced in 1807, Pall Mall in Central London being the first to have the experience.There are 1,600 street gas lamps still being used to light our streets and the front of some of our most historic building,amongst them Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey.Click on link to read about and see the gas lamps that are still in existence.http://www.urban75.org/london/london-gas-lamps-and-gaslighting.html

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