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Plaque: Harrow School - Speech Room

Erection date: 2/7/1874


The first stone of the new Speech Room was laid by His Grace the Duke of Abercorn, KG, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
Thursday July 2nd 1874

Site: Harrow School - 5 memorials (5 memorials)

HA1, Peterborough Road, Harrow War Memorial Building and Speech Room

In our photo, reading left to right: the WW1 memorial plaque is just to the right of the lamppost; the War Memorial Building plaque is one of those in the flint wall; the redbrick building at the right is the Speech Room - the road-side wall of which has the statue of Elizabeth and the Speech Room plaque is partially obscured by the top of the pig-pen railing end-post.

The Hamilton plaque is fixed inside the building, almost immediately behind the statue.

The Speech Room building was constructed 1872-7, designed by William Burges. The War Memorial building was constructed as a memorial to the 600 Old Boys of Harrow school lost in WW1. More information at the Listing entry.

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Harrow School - Speech Room

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James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn

Born Seymour Place. Educated Harrow School. Twice Lord Lieutenant of Ireland....

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Harrow School - Speech Room

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Elizabeth I statue - Harrow

Harrow School was founded in 1572 under a Royal Charter of Elizabeth I so thi...

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Elizabeth I statue - Harrow - Hamilton plaque

This plaque refers to this statue.

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Harrow School - War Memorial Building

The Harrow School War Memorial Building, Memorial Shrine, Ceremonial Staircas...

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Harrow School - WW1 memorial

The plaque was laid in 1921 (British Pathe film) and the building was opened ...

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