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Memorial

Borough Market Borough Market

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

Plaque: Borough Market

Erection date: /2/2012

Inscription

Borough Market, London's oldest fruit and veg market.
London Borough of Southwark - Voted by the people

Site: Borough Market (4 memorials)

SE1, Middle Road, Borough Market

Note: the colonnade with glazed upper section that fronts this building on Stoney Street was not designed for this location. Londonist informs: "The façade grafted onto this particular part of Borough Market is actually the old E M Barry-designed Floral Hall from the Royal Opera House {Covent Garden}, which was put in storage when the Opera House was done up in the 1990s. It was bought by Borough Market for £1 and added to the building around 2003."

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Borough Market

Information Subjects commemorated

52259

Borough Market

It was first mentioned in 1276, although there are claims that it has been in...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Borough Market

Information Created by

47812

Southwark Council

The London Borough of Southwark was created as an amalgamation of the Metropo...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Borough Market

Information Also at this site

55021

Borough Market Bell (1)

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall carried out the first ringing...

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55041

Borough Market Bell (2)

The bell says 'Since 1754', whilst the accompanying plaque says the market op...

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55061

Borough Market Refurbishment

The plaque is located further into the market, above the entrance to the Gree...

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