Plaque: Ignatius Sancho - SE3
Erection date: 15/6/2007
Ignatius Sancho, c1729 - 1780, African man of letters, composer and opponent of slavery, born on a slave ship he was encouraged to educate himself by John 2nd Duke of Montagu and served as the butler to the Duchess here in Montague House.
Site: Ignatius Sancho - SE3 & Montague House (2 memorials)
SE3, Charlton Way, Chesterfield Gate
The Sancho plaque is to the right of the tree, Montague House (often spelt Montagu House) to the left. The hedge that you can see in our photo is around the sunken bath supposedly used by Queen Caroline.