Mosaics - Queen Elizabeth II
Grey Friars Monastery
Western Postal District war memorial - Mount Pleasant
Thomas Arne
Henry Fawcett
Stoke Newington Town Hall
Cecil Day Lewis - tree
Disraeli - WC1

What is London Remembers?

The aim of this website is to document all the memorials in London. That's the plaques, monuments, statues, fountains, etc, that commemorate a person, an event, a building, etc. It's an aim we don't think we will ever achieve but we will enjoy the attempt.

Memorial types

Bust

Bust

351 memorials

Fountain

Fountain

141 memorials

Gates

Gates

21 memorials

Ghost bike

Ghost bike

31 memorials

Ghost building

Ghost building

9 memorials

Keystone

Keystone

27 memorials

Monument

Monument

323 memorials

Mural

Mural

91 memorials

Latest Memorials

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Wallace drinking fountain

Wallace drinking fountain

W1, Manchester Square, Hertford House, The Wallace Collection

The plaque explains why this fountain look so familiar to anyone who has walked around Paris. In 1872 Wallace donated 50 drinking fountai...

5 creators
Little Dorrit gate

Little Dorrit gate

SE1, Little Dorrit Court, Playground

The quoted text comes at the end of Chapter 13 of 'Little Dorrit' by Charles Dickens, the 'him' being Arthur Clennam. The Victorian Socie...

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
Peabody tenants

Peabody tenants

SE1, Blackfriars Road

This is an odd little obelisk, with minimal information. We wonder if the form is intended to recall the obelisk at nearby St George's Ci...

1 subject commemorated
Peabody Fund - Centenary

Peabody Fund - Centenary

SE1, Blackfriars Road

To mark the centenary of the founding of the Peabody Donation Fund by George Peabody, London banker and American citizen, this plaque was...

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
Old Meeting Congregational Church - Uxbridge

Old Meeting Congregational Church - Uxbridge

UB8, Uxbridge High Street, Watts Hall in Beasley's Yard

The two memorial stones are on the wall to the left of our photo, hidden by the foliage. They are in very good (as new) condition and we ...

1 subject commemorated

Latest Subjects

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Dudley Francis Fortescue

Dudley Francis Fortescue

Liberal politician. The third son of Hugh Fortescue, 2nd Earl Fortescue. Married his first cousin and had no children. Lady Winifred Fortescue was his cousin John's wife and Lady Emily Fortescue wa...

Person, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Val d'Osne

Val d'Osne

Marc Maison has a whole page on this firm: "The Val Osne company was an art foundry founded in 1835 by Jean Pierre Andre Victor .... Its original purpose was for manufacturing street furniture and ...

Group, Craft / Design, France

1 memorial
Charles Auguste Lebourg

Charles Auguste Lebourg

Charles-Auguste Lebourg was a French sculptor, best known for the sculptural design of the Wallace fountains, which are found in virtually every quarter of Paris and in various cities throughout th...

Person, Sculpture, France

1 memorial
Sir Richard Wallace

Sir Richard Wallace

An extremely rich art collector and Francophile. Sir Richard Wallace, 1st Baronet of Sudbourne Hall in Suffolk; of Hertford House in London; of Antrim Castle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland; of 2 ...

Person, Art, France

1 memorial
Tobias Rustat

Tobias Rustat

Courtier to King Charles II and a benefactor of the University of Cambridge. He was an investor in, and Assistant (what we'd call Director) of, the Royal African Company, an English mercantile comp...

Person, Benefactor, Race Issues

1 memorial

Seriously Famous

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Richard Wagner
Augustus John
Titian
Princess Royal, Princess Anne
The Red Flag
Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Lost Memorials

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Thomas Cubitt - N16
Lawrence Chubb shelter - lost plaque
Keith Richards - Dartford temporary plaque
Willesden Boer War memorial - lost
Holloway Road bus garage - WW1 memorial - lost
All Hallows the Less - lost

Puzzle-corner

Poppy window

We photographed this at first just because it is such a lovely window. Then we noticed that the flowers are poppies, well known to comme...

2 subjects
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