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Toy Inn Toy Inn

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Plaque: Toy Inn

Erection date: /7/1933

Inscription

The site of the Toy Inn. An ancient hostelry of note. Built for Oliver Cromwell's troops c. 1650, rebuilt c. 1700, demolished c. 1840, wherein Pope wrote the Rape of the Lock, the Duke of Clarence, afterwards William IV formed & presided over his Toy Club, and Thomas Dunckerley founded The Masonic Lodge of Harmony 255 in 1785. The lodge held here for 37 years now erects this tablet. July 1933.

Site: Toy Inn (1 memorial)

KT8, Hampton Court Road, Hampton Court Palace

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55711

Toy Inn

Its name derives from the fact that it was situated by the tow path on the Th...

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55721

Rape of the Lock

Poem by Alexander Pope. Its convoluted plot concerns a character called Belin...

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55471

Masonic Lodge of Harmony 255

Depending on different sources, it is the oldest, or second oldest lodge in t...

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Oliver Cromwell

Born Huntingdon. The picture source website also provides these words: "Follo...

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55731

Thomas Dunckerley

Freemason. Following a naval career, he was appointed a Provincial Grand Mast...

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55471

Masonic Lodge of Harmony 255

Depending on different sources, it is the oldest, or second oldest lodge in t...

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