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Plaque: Bow Street


Bow Street was formed about 1637. It has been the residence of many notable men among whom were Henry Fielding (novelist), Sir John Fielding (magistrate), Grinling Gibbons (woodcarver), Charles Macklin (actor) John Radcliffe (physician), Charles Sackville, Earl of Dorset (poet), William Wycherley (dramatist).

Site: Bow Street (1 memorial)

WC2, Broad Court

We haven't collected the seated ballerina statue since it is not commemorative, as far as we know, but it does belongs to the select group of seated London statues - see Peabody.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
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Henry Fielding

Novelist, playwright. Born Somerset. Half-brother to Sir John Fielding. Lived...

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Sir John Fielding

Magistrate. Probably born in Blenheim Street, St James's. Lived in Bow St...

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Grinling Gibbons

Born Rotterdam. Wood carver and sculptor. Other works in London: a marble fon...

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Charles Macklin

Actor and playwright. Probably born in County Donegal, Ireland in about 1699...

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John Radcliffe

Physician. Born Yorkshire. Baptised in 1650. In 1684 he moved into Bow St...

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