Plaque

Chancery

Inscription

This building was erected in 1774 to accommodate the six clerks of the King's High Court of Chancery when they moved from their old office in Chancery Lane. The six clerks were abolished in 1842-5-6 Vict.C.103.

Site: Stone Buildings (2 memorials)

WC2, Stone Buildings, 10

When, on the opening of the Law Courts in 1882, no 10 became vacant the Inns of Court Rifle Corps moved in.

Lincoln's Inn provides a good history of Stone Buildings.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Chancery

Subjects commemorated i

High Court of Chancery

Originally in offices in Chancery Lane, the six clerks of the King's High Cou...

Read More

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

Also at this site i

WW1 bomb

WW1 bomb

Some of the "other material damage" can be seen in the pock-marks in the ston...

Read More

Nearby Memorials

Wandsworth Fire Station - wall plaque

Wandsworth Fire Station - wall plaque

SW18, West Hill

This memorial originally comprised the two low marble plaques with the display stand between and a rather nice little fountain behind. O...

Civilian war dead | WW2
11 subjects commemorated, 1 creator
Aske's Hospital - left - 1828

Aske's Hospital - left - 1828

N1, Pitfield Street

Note that the plaque says that not only was a new building erected but also that the site was extended into the adjacent ground.

3 subjects commemorated, 5 creators
Lord Duncan-Sandys

Lord Duncan-Sandys

SW1, Vincent Square, 86

Lord Duncan-Sandys, 1908 - 1987, politician and statesman, lived here, 1946 - 1986, unveiled by his grandson, the Lord Mayor of Westminst...

1 subject commemorated, 2 creators
Pollock's toy theatre shop

Pollock's toy theatre shop

N1, Hoxton Street, McGregor Court

The business had just moved out when the building was destroyed by a WW2 bomb.

3 subjects commemorated, 1 creator
BBC Tower

BBC Tower

N22, South Terrace

The BBC (who else?) have a good post about their time here. Pity this plaque had no room to mention John Logie Baird.

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator