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London Borough of Tower Hamlets in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Wharfinger Cottage

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
1. Wharfinger Cottage Marker
Inscription.
There has been a cottage on this site for at least 200 years. Originally, it was the home of the Controller of the Tower Wharf, known as the Wharfinger.

Until the late 19th century, the Wharf was a busy dockside. Weapons, gunpowder and other military supplies were shipped to and from the Tower, where they were stored and secured under the Wharfinger’s supervision.
 
Location. 51° 30.471′ N, 0° 4.736′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Tower Hamlets, England, in Greater London County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Tower Hill and Trinity Square, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located on the Tower of London Plaza. Marker is in this post office area: London Borough of Tower Hamlets, England EC3N 4DJ, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Western entrance (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tower of London foreshore (within shouting distance of this marker); Saluting Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Royal Palaces (within shouting distance of this marker); The royal menagrie leaves (within shouting distance of this marker); The coronation procession
Wharfinger Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
2. Wharfinger Cottage Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Entering the fortress (within shouting distance of this marker); The Queen’s Stairs (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
 
Also see . . .
1. Tower of London. (Submitted on May 14, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Tower of London on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 14, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Wharfinger Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
3. Wharfinger Cottage Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 14, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 14, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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