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

Essex Street

 
 
Essex Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2017
1. Essex Street Marker
Inscription.
ESSEX STREET
was laid out in the grounds by
NICHOLAS BARBON in 1675

Among many famous lawyers
who lived here were
Sir ORLANDO BRIDGEMAN c.1606-1674
Lord Keeper,
HENRY FIELDING 1707-1754
Novelist and
BRASS CROSBY 1725-1793
Lord Mayor of London

JAMES SAVAGE 1779-1892 Architect
had his office here.

PRINCE CHARLES EDWARD STUART
stayed at a house in the street
in 1750.

Rev. THEOPHILUS LINDSEY 1723-1808
Unitarian Minister founded Essex Street Chapel here
in 1774.

Dr. SAMUEL JOHNSON
established an evening club at
the Essex Head in 1783.


 
Erected 1962 by London County Council.
 
Location. 51° 30.777′ N, 0° 6.792′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Essex Street and Strand on Essex Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1-6 Essex Street, City of Westminster, England WC2R 3HU, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The George (within shouting distance of this marker); The Edgar Wallace (within shouting distance of this marker); Twinings (within shouting distance of this marker); Air Chief Marshal Lord Dowding (within shouting distance of this
Essex Street Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 17, 2018
2. Essex Street Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here just to the left of the doorway on the right.
marker); Sole Survivor (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor (about 90 meters away); The Automobile Association (about 180 meters away); William Edward Forster (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
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Essex Street, looking south image. Click for full size.
By Philafrenzy (via Wikimedia Commons under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International)
3. Essex Street, looking south
Visible here at the end of the street is Watergate, and the Thames River lies just beyond that.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 19, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 105 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on February 19, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   2. submitted on May 15, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   3. submitted on February 19, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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