Plaque

Burlington Arcade

Inscription

This plaque was donated by the members of the Burlington Arcade Association to commemorate the sesquicentenary of the Arcade.
1819 - 1969
Unveiled 21st May 1969 by H.R.H. Princess Alexandra.

'Sesquicentenary' is such a great word - it's not even in the Microsoft dictionary. As you can work out it means the 150th anniversary.

Site: Burlington Arcade (1 memorial)

W1, Burlington Arcade, 4

Actually on the pillar between nos 3 and 4.

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Burlington Arcade

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Burlington Arcade (Association)

Lord George Cavendish, the future Earl of Burlington, commissioned the archit...

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Burlington Arcade

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Burlington Arcade (Association)

Lord George Cavendish, the future Earl of Burlington, commissioned the archit...

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Princess Alexandra, Lady Ogilvy

Granddaughter of King George V and daughter of George, Duke of Kent. Born Ale...

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