Plaque

Charing Cross Hospital - Agar Street

Inscription

First stone laid XV September MDCCCXXXI by H.R.H. Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, K.C. etc. etc. etc.
{The Roman numeral date translates as 15 September 1831.}

We love the repeated "etc."s to indicate the Duke's excessively long list of honours, etc. (now we're at it!).

Site: Charing Cross Hospital - Agar Street (2 memorials)

WC2, Agar Street

Charing Cross Hospital and the next-door Ophthalmic Hospital developed this site at the same time. Now used as a police station.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Charing Cross Hospital - Agar Street

Subjects commemorated i

Charing Cross Hospital

This hospital was established in 1818 in Suffolk Street as the West London In...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Charing Cross Hospital - Agar Street

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Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, K.C.

Sixth son of King George III. 1840 he gave away Queen Victoria in marriage to...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Charing Cross Hospital - Agar Street

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Charing Cross Hospital - moved 1973

Charing Cross Hospital - moved 1973

Thanks to our colleague Alan Patient for providing this photo.

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