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Cooks Hall

 
 
Cooks Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 20, 2018
1. Cooks Hall Marker
Inscription.  
Site of
Cooks Hall
Destroyed by Fire
1771


 
Erected by City of London Corporation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Labor Unions. In addition, it is included in the UK, England, City of London Corporation series list.
 
Location. 51° 31.027′ N, 0° 5.802′ W. Marker is in City of London, England. Marker is at the intersection of Aldersgate and Little Britain, on the left when traveling south on Aldersgate. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Aldersgate, City of London, England EC1A 4HJ, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St Mark's Hospital (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Cooks Hall (a few steps from this marker); The Conversions of the Revs. John and Charles Wesley (within shouting distance of this marker); The London Wall Walk - 21 (within shouting distance of this marker); Aldersgate (within shouting distance of this marker); French Protestant Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The boundary of St Botolph (within shouting distance of this marker); Northumberland House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of London.
 
Regarding Cooks Hall. Cooks Hall was a building for the
Cooks Hall Marker - wide view, looking south on Aldersgate image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 20, 2018
2. Cooks Hall Marker - wide view, looking south on Aldersgate
Two markers are visible here in the left side of the photo, with the marker for St Marks being the leftmost, and the marker for Cooks Hall being just to the right of it (and more perpendicular to the viewer).
The Worshipful Company of Cooks, one of the many livery companies of London. A livery company is, essentially, a guild or trade association. Thus, Cooks Hall should be understood to have been a guild hall.
 
Also see . . .  Aldersgate (The Hall) (Worship Company of Cooks of London). (Submitted on July 26, 2018.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 97 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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