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Penton Estate Penton Estate

Memorial: Penton Estate

Erection date: 1977


{A stone plaque is laid into the wall, low down below the capital:}
On this site stood the office of the Penton Estate built by Henry Penton, 1736 - 1812, MP, who gave his name to this part of London.
Architect - John Melvin & Partners
Contractors - G. E. Wallis & Sons Ltd

Site: Penton Estate (1 memorial)

N1, Risinghill Street

The plaque provides no explanation for the disembodied red Corinthian capital. Our guess is that it was rescued from a delightful Palladian building that was demolished to make way for this splendid example of 70s architecture.

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Penton Estate

Information Subjects commemorated


Captain Henry Penton, MP

MP for Winchester who gave his name to the Pentonville area of London by buil...

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Penton Estate

Built by Henry Penton in the late 1700s, possibly London's first planned subu...

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