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Page 282. " Marble Arch "
Marble Arch
Public DomainMarble Arch - Credit: Arpingstone
Designed in 1828, Marble Arch is a monument made from white Italian marble. It is sited at the junction of Oxford Street, Park Lane and Edgware Road in London, England.



The arch was originally erected at Buckingham Palace, and members of the Royal Family would pass through it in ceremonial procession. In 1851, the arch was moved to its present location, and three small rooms within the arch were used as a police station until 1950.