Plaque

Fountain Tavern

Fountain Tavern Fountain Tavern
Inscription

In this court in the 18th century stood the Fountain Tavern where the political opponents of Sir Robert Walpole met using the title of the Fountain Club, also the Coal Hole, the meeting place of the Wolf Club of which about 1826 Edmund Kean was a leading member.

Site: Fountain Tavern (2 memorials)

WC2, Strand, Savoy Buildings

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Fountain Tavern

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Fountain Tavern

Here the political opponents of Sir Robert Walpole met, using the title of th...

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Wolf Club

Used to meet at The Coal Hole in the Strand. In about 1826 Edmund Kean was a ...

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Edmund Kean

Born Gray's Inn. Very successful Shakespearian actor. Led a hectic and deb...

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Sir Robert Walpole

First Prime Minister of Great Britain. An early political victim of satire, ...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Fountain Tavern

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Fountain Court

Fountain Court

This way was called Fountain Court until 1883 from the Fountain Tavern which ...

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