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East Molesey in Surrey County, England, United Kingdom
 

Site of the Toy Inn

 
 
Site of the Toy Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 8, 2018
1. Site of the Toy Inn Marker
Inscription.
The Site of the Toy Inn
An ancient Hostelry of Note
Built for Oliver Cromwell’s Troops c.1650 rebuilt c.1700, demolished c.1840; wherein Pope wrote the Rape of the Lock; the Duke of Clarence, afterwards William IV, formed & presided over his Toy Club; and Thomas Dunckerly founded the Masonic Lodge of Harmony 255 in 1785. The Lodge, held here for 37 years now erects this Tablet.
July 1933

 
Erected 1933 by Masonic Lodge of Harmony 255.
 
Location. 51° 24.273′ N, 0° 20.488′ W. Marker is in East Molesey, England, in Surrey County. Marker is at the intersection of Hampton Court Bridge and Hampton Court Road, on the right when traveling north on Hampton Court Bridge. Touch for map. Located at the entrance to Hampton Court Palace. Marker is in this post office area: East Molesey, England KT8 9AS, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Barge Walk (within shouting distance of this marker); Molesey Riverbank (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Family Coat of Arms of Thomas Newland Allen (about 180 meters away); The Privy Garden (approx. 0.4 kilometers
Site of the Toy Inn Marker at the gates to Hampton Court Palace image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 8, 2018
2. Site of the Toy Inn Marker at the gates to Hampton Court Palace
away); The Broad Walk (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Great Fountain Garden (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Golden Jubilee Fountain (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Home Park and the Long Water (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Molesey.
 
Also see . . .
1. Hampton Court Palace. (Submitted on June 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Hampton Court Palace on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Main Entrance of Hampton Court Palace image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 8, 2018
3. The Main Entrance of Hampton Court Palace
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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