was laid out in the grounds by
NICHOLAS BARBON in 1675
Among many famous lawyers
who lived here were
Sir ORLANDO BRIDGEMAN c.1606-1674
HENRY FIELDING 1707-1754
BRASS CROSBY 1725-1793
Lord Mayor of London
JAMES SAVAGE 1779-1892 Architect
had his office here.
PRINCE CHARLES EDWARD STUART
stayed at a house in the street
Rev. THEOPHILUS LINDSEY 1723-1808
Unitarian Minister founded Essex Street Chapel here
Dr. SAMUEL JOHNSON
established an evening club at
the Essex Head in 1783.
Erected 1962 by London County Council.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion • Entertainment.
Location. 51° 30.777′ N, 0° 6.792′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Essex Street and Strand on Essex Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1-6 Essex Street, City of Westminster, England WC2R 3HU, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The George (within shouting distance of this marker); The Edgar Wallace Twinings (within shouting distance of this marker); Air Chief Marshal Lord Dowding (within shouting distance of this marker); Sole Survivor (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor (about 90 meters away); The Automobile Association (about 180 meters away); William Edward Forster (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
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