Plaque

Coronation railings

St James's Church Coronation railings
Inscription

The railings erected to commemorate the coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II were presented to the parish church by the Piccadilly and St James's Association.

Site: St James's Church (4 memorials)

W1, Piccadilly

Standing in Piccadilly one sees 4 memorials on the wall: from left to right: Sotheran Fountain, Garden, Lyttelton Fountain, Railings. There are 3 more memorials in the garden.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Coronation railings

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Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II.  A London Inheritance's post 2nd June 1953 – Coronation D...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Coronation railings

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Coronation railings

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Lyttelton Fountain

Lyttelton Fountain

In Memoriam Laura Lyttelton died Easter day 1886

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Sotheran Fountain

Sotheran Fountain

The book-selling business set up by her husband still trades as Sotheran's Ra...

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St james's Garden - people of London - stone

St james's Garden - people of London - stone

The garden in this bomb damaged site was given by Viscount Southwood to comme...

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