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City of London Corporation Historical Markers

This series is for the display of the approximately 160 blue porcelain plaques erected by Corporation of the City of London. Not intended for other, interpretive-type markers that they also put out.
 
Aldersgate Marker - Wide View image, Touch for more information
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 20, 2018
Aldersgate Marker - Wide View
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Aldersgate
Site of Aldersgate demolished 1761 — Map (db m117103) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Bradbury & Evans
Site of Bradbury & Evans Printer and Publisher of Dickens and Thackeray 1847 - 1900 — Map (db m111139) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Christ's Hospital
Site of Christ's Hospital 1552-1902 — Map (db m120770) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — City of London School for Girls
Site of the City of London School for Girls founded by William Ward 1894-1969 — Map (db m116573) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Coachmakers' Hall
Site of the Coachmakers' Hall 1703-1940 — Map (db m116544) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Cooks Hall
Site of Cooks Hall Destroyed by Fire 1771 — Map (db m120814) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Cripplegate
Site of Cripplegate Demolished 1760 — Map (db m120081) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Dr. Samuel Johnson
In a house on this site Doctor Samuel Johnson lived between 1765-1776 — Map (db m120741) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — First Bethlehem Hospital
Site Of The First Bethlehem Hospital 1247 — 1676 — Map (db m117260) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — French Protestant Church
Site of the French Protestant Church Demolished 1888 — Map (db m117111) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Furnival's Inn
Site of Furnival's Inn Demolished 1897 — Map (db m111294) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Giltspur Street Compter
Site of the Giltspur Street Compter Demolished 1854 — Map (db m111142) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Gregory de Rokesley
In a house on this site lived Gregory de Rokesley eight times Mayor of London 1274 — 1281 and 1285 — Map (db m121569) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Grey Friars Monastery
Site of Grey Friars Monastery 1225-1538 — Map (db m120791) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — John Bray's House
Adjoining this site stood the house of John Bray Scene of Charles Wesley's Evangelical Conversion May 21st 1738 — Map (db m116542) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — John Milton
The Poet and Statesman John Milton was born 1608 in Bread Street — Map (db m116489) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Ludgate
Site of Ludgate Demolished 1760 — Map (db m121271) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Mitre Tavern
Site of The Mitre TavernMap (db m116405) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Northumberland House
Site of Northumberland House — Map (db m116853) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Poulters' Hall
Near this spot stood Poulters' Hall 1630-1666 — Map (db m111146) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Royal College of Physicians
Site of the Royal College of Physicians 1674 - 1825 — Map (db m111145) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Samuel Pepys
In a house on this site Samuel Pepys, Diarist, was born. 1632-1703 — Map (db m111178) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — St Gabriel Fenchurch
In the Roadway opposite stood St Gabriel Fenchurch Destroyed in the Great Fire 1666 — Map (db m121554) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — St Mark's Hospital
Site of St Mark's Hospital Founded by Frederick Salmon 1835 — Map (db m117125) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — St Paul's School
Near this spot from 1512 until 1884 stood St. Paul's School Founded by Dean Colet — Map (db m111149) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — St. Leonard Eastcheap
Site of St. Leonard Eastcheap Destroyed in the Great Fire 1666 — Map (db m121552) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — St. Margaret Fish Street Hill
Opposite this site stood St. Margaret Fish Street Hill Destroyed in the Great Fire 1666 — Map (db m121551) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — St. Thomas the Apostle Church
Site of St Thomas the Apostle Church Destroyed in the Great Fire 1666 — Map (db m121663) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Stocks Market
Adjoining this spot stood the Stocks Market 1282 — 1737 — Map (db m121620) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — The Bull and Mouth Inn
Site of the Bull and Mouth Inn Demolished 1888 — Map (db m116785) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — The Daily Courant
In a house near this site was published in 1702 The Daily Courant first London daily newspaper. — Map (db m116510) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — The Grand Lodge of English Freemasons
Near this site the Grand Lodge of English Freemasons first met in 1717 — Map (db m117354) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — The Samaritans
In St. Stephen Walbrook on 2 November 1953 The Samaritans were founded by Dr. Chad Varah Rector 1953 - 2003 — Map (db m121621) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Upholders' Hall
Site of Upholders' Hall Destroyed in the Great Fire 1666 — Map (db m116406) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare had lodgings near here in 1604, at the house of Christopher and Mary Mountjoy — Map (db m115310) HM

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