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Old Change

 
 
Old Change Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2017
1. Old Change Marker
Inscription.
Site of
Old Change
A city street
dating from
1293

 
Location. 51° 30.799′ N, 0° 5.822′ W. Marker is in City of London, England. Marker can be reached from Cannon Street just west of New Change. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: City of London, England EC4M 8AD, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St Paul's School (within shouting distance of this marker); United Kingdom Firefighters National Memorial (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); St Paul’s Cathedral (about 120 meters away); “Pavls Cross” (about 120 meters away); John Wesley (about 120 meters away); Upholders' Hall (about 150 meters away); John Milton (about 180 meters away); Temple Bar (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of London.
 
More about this marker. The marker is found in Festival Gardens, on the east side of St. Paul's Cathedral, on a low wall in the northwest section of the gardens.
 
Regarding Old Change. London Online's section on the origins of London street names notes that Old Change is "A street so called of the King's exchange there kept, which was
Old Change Marker - Wide View, Looking Southeast image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2017
2. Old Change Marker - Wide View, Looking Southeast
for the receipt of bullion to be coined."
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 18, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 18, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   2. submitted on December 19, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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