Plaque: Orwell - Islington - corrected
Erection date: 27/5/2016
George Orwell, 1903 - 1950, novelist & essayist, lived here at 27b, 1944 - 1947.
London Borough of Islington
The Orwells had the basement flat.
Site: Orwell - Islington (2 memorials)
N1, Canonbury Square, 27
May 2016: The Islington Tribute reports that the plaque has been replaced, 27 May, with one giving the correct date of habitation (1944-7 rather than just 1945).
2017: We returned and took new photos but, as is our practice, we've kept the old plaque (marked 'lost') as a historical record.