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Borough Market Bell (2)

Erection date: 14/2/2013

Inscription

{Surrounding the market's crest:}
Trustees of the Borough Market Southwark.

{Beneath the crest:}
Since 1754 Borough Market.

The bell says 'Since 1754', whilst the accompanying plaque says the market opened in 1756. We have tried to establish which of the dates is correct, but strangely, nobody from the market has responded to our enquiry.

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."

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

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