Plaque: First gas-lit street
City of Westminster
Pall Mall. The first street in London to be lit by gas, in 1807.
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Site: First gas-lit street (1 memorial)
SW1, Pall Mall
We were surprised to see a memorial plaque attached to this piece of street furniture, a way-finding finger-post. Is this the only one? Or are there lots and we've just failed to spot them? Given the subject commemorated perhaps this is a well-placed rarity.