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Founders' Hall - Cloth Fair, plaque with foundry scene

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Founders Hall, 1 Cloth Fair

Site: Founders' Hall - Cloth Fair, plaques (2 memorials)

EC1, Cloth Fair, 1

This was the third site of the Founders Hall which was built here 1985-7.  The two plaques are either side of a very impressive solid wooden door which seems unused.

The black panels below the lower windows, presumably from a foundry, show circles split into quadrants, 2 or 3 of which contain a letter. At first glance this alphabet soup is very puzzling but we guess that these are initials of important people of the Founders' Company from the past.

From the Founders' website: "The new Hall was designed by Sam Lloyd and the building much reflects the traditions so ably established by his grandfather, William Curtis Green (1875-1960), one of the leading Arts and Crafts house architects. The latest Founders' Hall rejects the modern movement and is built of traditional materials in a manner which is in keeping with this historic part of the City. The Hall was opened by the Lord Mayor, Sir David Rowe-Ham, in September 1987."

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Founders' Hall - Cloth Fair, plaque with foundry scene

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Founders' Hall

The Founders' first hall was built in what is still called "Founders' Court" ...

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Founders' Hall - Cloth Fair, plaque with foundry scene

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Worshipful Company of Founders

Founders were workers in brass and brass alloys or tinplate. They made small ...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Founders' Hall - Cloth Fair, plaque with foundry scene

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Founders' Hall - Cloth Fair, plaque with crest

Founders' Hall - Cloth Fair, plaque with crest

Founders Hall, 1 Cloth Fair The Worshipful Company of Founders, Award of Hon...

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