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City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Penny Post

 
 
Penny Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 16, 2018
1. Penny Post Marker
Inscription.  This building was the site of the Westminster office of the penny post and then the two-penny post, 1794 - 1834.
 
Erected 2008 by City of Westminster.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications.
 
Location. 51° 30.712′ N, 0° 7.842′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Gerrard Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 39 Gerrard Street, City of Westminster, England W1D 5QF, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Club (a few steps from this marker); John Dryden (within shouting distance of this marker); Edmund Burke (within shouting distance of this marker); Mont Blanc Restaurant (within shouting distance of this marker); Pizza Express (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Former Wardour Street Clubs (about 120 meters away); The Admiral Duncan Pub (about 150 meters away); Glockenspiel (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Also see . . .  London Penny Post (Wikipedia)
Penny Post Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 16, 2018
2. Penny Post Marker - wide view
The Penny Post marker is visible on the white building on the right, while the Paul de Lamerie plaque is visible on the brick building on the left.
. (Submitted on February 7, 2020.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 7, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
 
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Sep. 20, 2020