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Cooks' Hall - blue plaque

Cooks' Hall & St Mark's Hospital Cooks' Hall - blue plaque

Erection date: 1985

Inscription

Site of Cooks Hall, destroyed by fire 1771.
Corporation of the City of London

{On the impressed stamp at the lower right corner:}
96 Kingston Road, London Pottery, London SW19

{Below that stamp, hand-written:}
26/12/85 David Birch.

2022: A London Inheritance drew our attention to the stamp and the text below.  Very few plaques credit their creators, so this on a City of London plaque is extremely rare.

Site: Cooks' Hall & St Mark's Hospital (3 memorials)

EC1, Aldersgate Street, 10

The bronze plaque is at the entrance to the building which is the third bay to the right of these two blue plaques.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Cooks' Hall - blue plaque

Subjects commemorated Information

Cooks' Hall

Cooks' Hall was built circa 1500, escaped the Great Fire and was rebuilt and ...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Cooks' Hall - blue plaque

Created by Information

Corporation of the City of London

In addressing the 'square mile' concept Londonist has provided a potted histo...

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David Birch

In 1985 working with the London Pottery (96 Kingston Road, London Pottery, SW...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Cooks' Hall - blue plaque

Also at this site Information

Cooks' Hall - bronze plaque

{Below the arms of the Worshipful Company of Cooks:} Cooks Hall was built on...

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St Mark's Hospital

Site of St Mark's Hospital, founded by Frederick Salmon, 1835. City of London

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