Plaque: Braidwood Academy
Braidwood Academy for the Deaf and Dumb, first school in England for the education of the deaf & dumb. Run by Thomas Braidwood. Stood on this site, 1783 - 1799.
London Borough of Hackney
Site: Braidwood Academy (1 memorial)
E9, Chatham Place
The name of the house in which the school was housed started as Bowling Green House. It was changed to Grove House. see our page for the Academy for more about this building and others used by the Academy.