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History of the picture:
The current Tower Bridge - something the west, where the Golden-Handrei passes into Augustijnenrei - is a name shift from one bridge to another. The bridge was originally called the Saint Gilles New Bridge in a time when the current Golden-Hand Rue Neuve Saint-Gilles was called.
The shift of the name does not change the verdict: it was and remained Torre Bruges. The short street is really nothing more than the run-up to both sides to the bridge. The street called Tower Bridge runs from Oosterlingenplein to the Golden-Hand Street.

The modest place has witnessed a lot of history. The residents were over the centuries to the upper class of the city. In the 19th century there lived the family Serweytens. In the 20th century, the art connoisseur and Dr. Antoine De Jaeger and his son Jan Bernolet have their eye clinic. The building is circa 2000 transformed into student residence for the College of Europe.

In 1903 amidst an ornate wrought iron lantern on a stone pedestal on the bridge. The lantern is equipped with two plates, which originally was the text: "forbidden passage for carriages - passage interdit aux véhicules".

On March 28, 2002 Tower Bridge was given the status of a protected monument.

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12/12/2015 14:16:23
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