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The Kingís Bakerís Shop

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, July 26, 2018
1. The Kingís Bakerís Shop Marker
Inscription.  
Near this site stood the shop
belonging to Thomas Faryner,
the kingís baker, in which the
Great Fire of September 1666 began.

Presented by
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. 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
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By Michael Herrick, July 26, 2018
2. The Kingís Bakerís Shop Marker
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(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Gregory de Rokesley (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Sixty Years of Peace (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Tallow Chandlers Hall (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.)
 
The Kingís Bakerís Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 26, 2018
3. The Kingís Bakerís Shop Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 114 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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