Plaque

Charles I - Harrow on the Hill

Inscription

{Above the portrait bust:}
Carolus Rex

{Below the portrait bust:}
Near this spot on 27th April 1646 King Charles I, when fleeing from Oxford with two companions on his way to surrender to the Scottish Army at Southwell, rested to take a last look at London and to water his horses at the spring which still runs below and has ever since been called King Charles's Well.

Site: Charles I, Hogarth, Reynolds (3 memorials)

HA1, Grove Hill, Art School

Not to be confused with Harrow School of Art. this is Harrow School's art department, hence the artists's memorials.

The two busts are on the right, east, wing of the building, which is Listed Grade II: "1896, by W C Marshall. Single-storey with 2-storey recessed wing on left and low single-storey wing on right. Simple neo-Jacobean. Red brick with stone dressings. Stone porch in angle with left wing. Central transmullioned oriel on main front under dutch gables. Wing to right has relief plaques of Hogarth and Reynolds flanking central door. High panelled chimney on left."

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Charles I - Harrow on the Hill

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King Charles I

Born Fife. Until the age of 11 he was only the 'spare' but then his 18-year o...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Charles I - Harrow on the Hill

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Hogarth - Harrow on the Hill

Hogarth - Harrow on the Hill

Looking to connect Hogarth with Harrow we found: c.1800 Crown Street in Harro...

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Reynolds - Harrow on the Hill

Reynolds - Harrow on the Hill

We can find nothing to connect Reynolds with Harrow.

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The lady ticket inspector in our photo very kindly let us through the barrier to take our photos.

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