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Fountain Tavern Fountain Tavern

Plaque: Fountain Tavern

Inscription

In this court in the 18th century stood the Fountain Tavern where the political opponents of Sir Robert Walpole met using the title of the Fountain Club, also the Coal Hole, the meeting place of the Wolf Club of which about 1826 Edmund Kean was a leading member.

Site: Fountain Tavern (2 memorials)

WC2, Strand, Savoy Buildings

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Fountain Tavern

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50528

Fountain Tavern

Here the political opponents of Sir Robert Walpole met, using the title of th...

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50532

Wolf Club

Used to meet at The Coal Hole in the Strand. In about 1826 Edmund Kean was a ...

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47103

Edmund Kean

Born Gray's Inn. Very successful Shakespearian actor. Led a hectic and deb...

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46563

Sir Robert Walpole

First Prime Minister of Great Britain. An early political victim of satire, ...

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Fountain Tavern

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45441

Fountain Court

This way was called Fountain Court until 1883 from the Fountain Tavern which ...

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