Plaque

Edward de Vere's mansion

Edward de Vere's mansion Edward de Vere's mansion
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On this site stood a medieval mansion sometime home of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford. Built c. 14th century, demolished c. 1710. Sister's Place built c. 1714.
London Borough of Hackney

Site: Edward de Vere's mansion (2 memorials)

N16, Stoke Newington Church Street, 171-3

There was a mediaeval mansion on this site, built in the 14th century for Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford. In 1717 Edward Newens, a local bricklayer, demolished the mediaeval house to build what is now 4 houses, numbers 169-175 (odd). 

Reading the listing text we understand that what is now 4 properties, was constructed as 2 three-storey houses (now 171 and 173), each served by a two-storey wing housing coach house, kitchens and servants' quarters (now 169 and 175).

On the door lintel no. 171 is dated 1714, the year Queen Anne died. 

Local History informs that the name of this short terrace, Sisters' Place, was first used 1849-67 and was due to the houses being lived in by the Bridge sisters.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Edward de Vere's mansion

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De Vere's mansion

Medieval mansion sometime home of Edward de Vere. Built c. 14th century, demo...

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Edward de Vere

17th Earl of Oxford. Possibly born at Castle Hedingham, Essex. He wrote poetr...

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Hackney Council

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