Plaque

Cooks' Hall - bronze plaque

Inscription

{Below the arms of the Worshipful Company of Cooks:}
Cooks Hall was built on this site circa 1500 and rebuilt and enlarged 1674. In 1764 a fire partially destroyed the Hall which was again rebuilt but was totally destroyed by fire in 1771.

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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Cooks' Hall - bronze plaque

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Cooks' Hall

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

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Cooks' Hall - bronze plaque

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Cooks' Hall - bronze plaque

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Cooks' Hall - blue plaque

Cooks' Hall - blue plaque

2022: A London Inheritance drew our attention to the stamp and the text below...

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St Mark's Hospital

St Mark's Hospital

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

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