Plaque

Adam, Hood, Galsworthy, Barrie, etc.

Inscription

Robert Adam, Thomas Hood, John Galsworthy, Sir James Barrie and other eminent artists and writers lived here.

We understand the "here" on the plaque to refer to the whole of Adelphi Terrace. Barrie lived at number 3 from his divorce in 1909 until his death in 1937.

Site: Adam, Hood, Galsworthy, Barrie, etc. (1 memorial)

WC2, Robert Street

2021: The basement of this listed building now houses the Aire Ancient Baths, a spa described by the FT puff as containing "... a series of candle-lit pools under brick arches in the manner of a Roman cistern, patches of peeling plaster and clusters of salt-glazed pots, the odd pair of columns and terracotta urns. The sound of what I suspect is a pan flute gently pipes through the speakers (even underwater)."

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Adam, Hood, Galsworthy, Barrie, etc.

Subjects commemorated i

Robert Adam

Born in Kirkcaldy, Fifeshire, Scotland. Died 13 Albemarle Street and is buri...

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Sir J. M. Barrie

Playwright and novelist. Born Kirriemuir, Scotland. Moved to London, Bloomsbu...

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John Galsworthy

Novelist and playwright. Born Kingston Hill, Surrey. Nobel Prize for literatu...

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Thomas Hood

Born 31 Poultry and died at home in Devonshire Lodge, London. Example: "Ben...

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Adelphi Terrace

The Adam brothers built a very large development including a run of houses wi...

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