Sir Follett Holt

Sir Follett Holt

EC3, Byward Street, Tower Hill Terrace

Since they are rather lovely we chose to photo one of the gate-post sculpted finials rather than the inscription.  The other sculpture de...

1 subject commemorated, 2 creators
Queen Elizabeth Gate

Queen Elizabeth Gate

W1, South Carriage Drive

Wynne was the artist for the central, cartoony, lion and unicorn screen. Lund was the designer of the rather lovely forged stainless ste...

1 subject commemorated, 3 creators
Docwra memorial gates

Docwra memorial gates

EC1, St John's Square

We can't find any information explaining these gates.

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Leverton arch

Leverton arch

WC2, Flitcroft Street, St Giles Church

This 1800 arch was designed by one of the churchwardens at the time, Leverton, and was originally at the northern entrance on St Giles Hi...

1 subject commemorated, 7 creators
Borough of Holborn

Borough of Holborn

WC2, St Giles High Street, St Giles Church

St Giles-in-the-Fields was founded as a leper hospital by Matilda, Queen of Henry I in 1101; it was dissolved in 1539 and its former chap...

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York Watergate

York Watergate

WC2, Victoria Embankment Gardens

The streets laid out on the site of York House were named: Villiers Street, Duke Street, Buckingham Street, George Court and Of Alley (no...

4 subjects commemorated, 1 creator
Highgate School Gates

Highgate School Gates

N6, North Road, Highgate School

1914 - 1918 in memoriam 1939 - 1945

2 subjects commemorated
WW1 gates at BMA

WW1 gates at BMA

WC1, Tavistock Square

2019: We are grateful to Justin Barkham who pointed out that we had incorrectly transcribed the text on the shield as 'Memory and peace' ...

2 subjects commemorated, 2 creators
J. Dawbarn Young

J. Dawbarn Young

N6, Swains Lane, 107

The two plaques are inside the porch facing each other. The one to J. Dawbarn Young himself, facing north, seems better protected from t...

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