Regal Gates

“Travel is not a reward for working, it’s education for living.” – Anthony Bourdain

Year 2016 was the first time I visited London and I was awed by the amazing wrought iron gates that surround Buckingham Palace, the monarch’s London home since 1837. Built in 1905 by the Bromsgrove Guild of Applied Arts.

This is for Norm’s Thursday Doors Challenge- Regal Gates

This is the Royal Coat of Arms that adorn the front gate of the Buckingham palace. It is a Lion (symbolising England) and Unicorn (symbolising Scotland).This is the Royal Coat of Arms that adorn the front gate of the Buckingham palace. It is a Lion (symbolising England) and Unicorn (symbolising Scotland).A lion, representing England, stands on the right-hand side and a unicorn, representing Scotland, stands on left-hand side. According to ancient legends, a free unicorn was a dangerous beast so this is why the heraldic unicorn is chained.

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