Plaque

Hackney parish watch house

Inscription

These buildings were built as the parish watch house, lock up and fire engine room. Engine house built 1821. Watch house & lock-up built 1824.
London Borough of Hackney

Site: Hackney parish watch house (1 memorial)

N16, Lordship Road, 6 - 8

Other watch houses that we have found: Walthamstow, Hampstead, Cannon Lane, Hampstead, Holly Place, Giltspur Street, Rotherhithe, Abbey Street SE1, Christchurch Watch-house of which only the name panel remains (not yet published).

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

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Hackney parish watch house

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Hackney parish watch house

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