Plaque

Charles Lamb - Islington

Inscription

LCC
Charles Lamb, "Elia", 1775 - 1834, essayist, lived here.

Charles Lamb lived with his sister at Colebrooke Cottage from 1823 - 1827. Of this home he wrote "a cheerful dining room is studded all over and rough with old books. I feel like a great lord, having never had a house before" and "a white house with six good rooms, the New River runs close to the foot of the house".

Site: Charles Lamb - Islington (1 memorial)

N1, Duncan Terrace, 64

At the time the house was known as Colebrooke Cottage in Colebrooke Row.

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Charles Lamb - Islington

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Charles Lamb

Born at 2 Crown Office Row, Inner Temple. Studied at Christ's Hospital where ...

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Charles Lamb - Islington

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