On this site, once part of the Augustine Priory, Thomas Cromwell built his palace and in 1536 plotted the downfall of Anne Boleyn, second wife of Henry VIII. After his execution in 1540 Cromwell's property was purchased by the Guild of Drapers for their Hall. Rebuilt after the Great Fire of 1666 it was partially destroyed, again by fire, in 1772. with 19th century alterations it remains the Hall and offices of the Worshipful Company of Drapers.
Site: Drapers' Hall (1 memorial)
EC2, Throgmorton Avenue
Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of plaquesoflondon.co.uk