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East Molesey in Surrey County, England, United Kingdom
 

Site of the Toy Inn

 
 
Site of the Toy Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 8, 2018
1. Site of the Toy Inn Marker
Inscription.  
The Site of the Toy Inn
An ancient Hostelry of Note
Built for Oliver Cromwell’s Troops c.1650 rebuilt c.1700, demolished c.1840; wherein Pope wrote the Rape of the Lock; the Duke of Clarence, afterwards William IV, formed & presided over his Toy Club; and Thomas Dunckerly founded the Masonic Lodge of Harmony 255 in 1785. The Lodge, held here for 37 years now erects this Tablet.
July 1933

 
Erected 1933 by Masonic Lodge of Harmony 255.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 51° 24.273′ N, 0° 20.488′ W. Marker is in East Molesey, England, in Surrey County. Marker is at the intersection of Hampton Court Bridge and Hampton Court Road, on the right when traveling north on Hampton Court Bridge. Located at the entrance to Hampton Court Palace. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Molesey, England KT8 9AS, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Barge Walk (within shouting distance of this marker); Molesey Riverbank (about 180 meters away, measured
Site of the Toy Inn Marker at the gates to Hampton Court Palace image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 8, 2018
2. Site of the Toy Inn Marker at the gates to Hampton Court Palace
in a direct line); The Family Coat of Arms of Thomas Newland Allen (about 180 meters away); The Privy Garden (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Broad Walk (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Great Fountain Garden (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Golden Jubilee Fountain (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Home Park and the Long Water (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Molesey.
 
Also see . . .
1. Hampton Court Palace. (Submitted on June 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Hampton Court Palace on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
The Main Entrance of Hampton Court Palace image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 8, 2018
3. The Main Entrance of Hampton Court Palace
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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