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

William Shakespeare

Leicester Square

 
 
William Shakespeare image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
1. William Shakespeare
Inscription.
This enclosure was purchased, laid out and decorated as a garden by Albert Grant Esqre M.P. and conveyed by him on the 2nd July 1874 to the Metropolitan Board of Works to be preserved for ever for the free use and enjoyment of the public.
 
Location. 51° 30.623′ N, 0° 7.805′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of St. Martinís Street and Leicester Square, on the right when traveling north on St. Martinís Street. Touch for map. Located in the centre of Leicester Square. Marker is in this post office area: City of Westminster, England WC2H 7DE, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sir Joshua Reynolds (within shouting distance of this marker); Glockenspiel (within shouting distance of this marker); “Swiss Court” (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bear & Staff (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Henry Irving (about 150 meters away); Frank Matcham (about 150 meters away); Edmund Burke (about 150 meters away); The Hampton Site (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Also see . . .  Leicester Square on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 26, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
William Shakespeare Marker and Leicester Square image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
2. William Shakespeare Marker and Leicester Square

 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
A Statue of Charlie Chaplin in Leicester Square image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
3. A Statue of Charlie Chaplin in Leicester Square
The small plaque at the base of the Charlie Chaplin Statue image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
4. The small plaque at the base of the Charlie Chaplin Statue
Sculptor John Doubleday   Sponsored By The Bristol & West Building Society
A second cast of this sculpture stands in Vevey, Switzerland linking London, where Charlie Chaplin was born to where he spent his last 24 years.
Commissioned in 1979
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 26, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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