Marc Bolan's Rock Shrine is a memorial to Marc Bolan, of glam-rock band T. Rex, on the site where he died in a car crash in Barnes, London, on 16 September 1977. Bolan was a passenger in a car which hit a sycamore tree on Queen's Ride (part of the B306, close to Gipsy Lane). A memorial stone and bust of Bolan was unveiled at the site in 1997.Plan to visit Marc Bolan's Rock Shrine during your London vacation using our convenient London road trip planner.
Marc Bolan's Rock Shrine Reviews
We were in Putney for a gig at The Half Moon pub and had a couple of hours to spare in the afternoon. Prior research showed that the memorial was a 15 minute bus ride from our hotel and although it..... more »
After taking my Dad to Golders Green I kept this part of the journey a 'secret'. The journey for me was stressful as my sat-nav couldn't cope. Not with the post code for the shrine, that was fine and.... more »
We’ve been past the Marc Bolan memorial site loads of times in the car, but didn’t realise there was more to it than you can see from the road. Don’t access it from the main road as we did, it’s not the safest thing to do. You can get to it from the other side. We found it a well maintained and lovely tribute to the late Marc Bolan as well as celebrating the history and music.
Touching tribute to a long dead legend, it's amazing how many person messages are still being left for Marc still
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