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Rowland Hill - WC1 (Camden) Rowland Hill - WC1

Plaque (lost): Rowland Hill - WC1 (Camden)

Inscription

Rowland Hill, 1795 - 1879, wrote the pamphlet leading to the creation of the modern postal service at a house on this site, 1837.
Erected by Camden London Borough Council

Site: Rowland Hill - WC1 (2 memorials)

WC1, Cartwright Gardens, Commonwealth Hall

2016-17: The entire block of buildings was demolished and replaced with massive blocks of student accomodation in what locals have described as a Fascist architectural style.The original plaque (Camden) was replaced (Marchmont Association). When this happens our practice is to capture the new one but also to keep the old one, marked as "lost".

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Rowland Hill - WC1 (Camden)

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Sir Rowland Hill

Initiator of the uniform Penny Post in 1840. Due to him Britain was the first...

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Rowland Hill - WC1 (Camden)

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Rowland Hill - WC1 (Camden)

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Rowland Hill - WC1 (Marchmont Association)

Sir Rowland Hill, 1795 - 1879, pioneer of the modern postal service, lived in...

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