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Bust: Robert Devereux bust

Erection date: 1676


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This is Devereux Court, 1676. 

Site: Robert Devereux bust (1 memorial)

WC2, Devereux Court

This bust was brought to our attention by Discovering London, where its claim to carry the oldest inscription in London is debunked.  The bust is at third floor level in a narrow passage - don't know how we missed it.

The building was erected in 1676 and soon became the Grecian Coffee House which it remained until about 1842.

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Robert Devereux bust

Information Subjects commemorated

Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex

Born in Essex House.  He was the son of Queen Elizabeth's Essex, and the last...

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