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

Plaque: 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.

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

Information Subjects commemorated

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

Information Created by

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

Information Also at this site

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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