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Garraways Coffee House Marine Society & Garraways Coffee House

Plaque: Garraways Coffee House

Erection date: 1930

Inscription

The site of Garraways Coffee House. Rebuilt 1874. Set here 1930.

The grasshopper was Thomas Gresham's family symbol and appears on a number of buildings in this area, in particular the Royal Exchange. Presumably it indicates that this lovely and very popular plaque was erected by the Gresham family or their business interests.

Site: Marine Society & Garraways Coffee House (2 memorials)

EC3, Change Alley

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Garraways Coffee House

Information Subjects commemorated

49521

Garraways Coffee House

Garraway claimed to be the first to sell tea to the public, but not, as far a...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Garraways Coffee House

Information Also at this site

49045

Marine Society

Site of the King's Arms Tavern where the first meeting of the Marine Society ...

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