Lambeth Bridge

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Monday 31 December 2001 7.40pm
Can someone out there please give me some information as to the relevance of the four pineapple/acorn looking thingys on the pillars situated on both ends of lambeth bridge smaller versions of whatever they are appear on the lamps..someone has informed me they have something to do with citrus fruits bieng docked there in the early 19th centuary ??? i'd love to know what they represent and who placed them there...

thank you

Gavin
Tuesday 1 January 2002 12.21pm
"The pineapples at each end commemorate the Tradescants. who were the first person (sic) to grow a pineapple in England."

From the <a href="http://www.vauxhallandkennington.org.uk/history.shtml">Vauxhall and Kennington</a> site

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