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A Royal Brewery Visit

 
 
A Royal Brewery Visit Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 20, 2018
1. A Royal Brewery Visit Marker
Inscription.  
Their Majesties
King George III & Queen Charlotte
were received in this brewery
by
Samuel Whitbread
24th May 1787

 
Location. 51° 31.256′ N, 0° 5.512′ W. Marker is in City of London, England. Marker is on Chiswell Street just east of Whitecross Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 52 Chiswell Street, City of London, England EC1Y 4SD, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fortune Theatre (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Whitecross Debtors Prison (1813-1870) (about 210 meters away); Site of First Bomb Hit (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The London Wall Walk - 14 (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Cripplegate (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Salters Garden (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The London Wall Walk – 15 (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Frieze from W. Bryer & Sons (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of London.
 
Also see . . .  Our History (Whitbread). Whitbread provides an historical timeline, noting that, "in
A Royal Brewery Visit Marker - wide view, looking east along Chiswell Street image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 20, 2018
2. A Royal Brewery Visit Marker - wide view, looking east along Chiswell Street
The marker is visible here, 2 windows to the left of the door on the right.
1784 installed the first ever steam engine at the brewery, designed by famous engineer, James Watt", and that three years later, in 1787, "King George III and Queen Charlotte paid a visit to Chiswell street and according to the newspapers of the day, the king was ‘wonderfully pleased’ with the innovative steam engine". (Submitted on July 14, 2018.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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