City of London in Greater London, England, United Kingdom
The King’s Baker’s Shop
belonging to Thomas Faryner,
the king’s baker, in which the
Great Fire of September 1666 began.
The Worshipful Company of Bakers
to mark the 500th anniversary of
their charter granted by
King Henry VII in 1486
Erected 1986 by the Worshipful Company of Bakers.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1666.
Location. 51° 30.6′ N, 0° 5.117′ W. Marker is in City of London, England, in Greater London. Marker is at the intersection of Pudding Lane and Monument Street, on the right when traveling north on Pudding Lane. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: City of London, England EC3R 8BQ, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Margaret Fish Street Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Leonard Eastcheap (within shouting distance of this marker); London Bridge (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); St Gabriel Fenchurch (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Malta G.C. / The Siege (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Gregory de Rokesley (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Sixty Years of Peace (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of London.
Also see . . . Great Fire of London on Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.