London Borough of Camden in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
The Queens Larder
It was during this era that the reigning sovereign, George III, began to be affected by mental illness, and for a while he stayed privately in Queen Square under the care of Dr Willis. The doctor's treatment which was temporarily successful was helped by the kings consort, Queen Charlotte, who rented a small underground cellar beneath the present tavern in which she stored special delicacies for her sick husband.
When the alehouse became a tavern later in George's reign, it was named The Queen's Larder in Charlotte's honour.
The Queen's Larder stands in a neighbourhood that is famous for its hospitals and foundling home. Writing of the area R.I Stevenson once observed that it seemed to have been set aside for "the humanities of life and the alleviation of all hard destinies"
Location. 51° 31.275′ N, 0° 7.345′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Queen Square, London Borough of Camden, England WC1N 3AR, United Kingdom.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sir John Barbirolli C.H. (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Bombing Raid of September 24th, 1917 (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Sir Thomas Lawrence (about 120 meters away); Sir Hans Sloane (about 150 meters away); Wing Commander Yeo-Thomas (about 150 meters away); Faraday House (about 180 meters away); Bloomsbury Square Gardens (about 180 meters away); Friend at Hand (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Camden.
Also see . . . The Queens Larder (The Queens Larder). (Submitted on October 21, 2017.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 93 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.