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Bedford House Bedford House

Plaque: Bedford House

Inscription

"Dined at my Lord Treasurer's, the Earle of Southampton, in Bloomsbury where he was building a noble square or piazza, a little towne" John Evelyn's diary, 1665.

{These words encircle a bas relief drawing of what we understand is Bedford House and the square, but it is practically invisible, except for the date:}
1727

Site: Bedford House (1 memorial)

WC1, Bloomsbury Square Garden

In October 2010 we noticed that this plaque has been removed and replaced with tarmac. 2012 we spotted that this plaque has been replaced.  Let's hope they used stronger glue this time.

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Bedford House

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Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton

Supporter of Charles II. After the Restoration was appointed Lord High Treas...

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Bedford House

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John Evelyn

17th century diarist and garden designer. Born and died Wotton, Surrey.

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