Plaque

Robert & Horace Walpole

Inscription

Greater London Council
Sir Robert Walpole, 1676 - 1745, Prime Minister, and his son Horace Walpole 1717 - 1797, connoisseur and man of letters, lived here.

Site: Robert & Horace Walpole (1 memorial)

SW1, Arlington Street, 5

Credit for this entry to: Bob Baker

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Robert & Horace Walpole

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Horatio ('Horace') Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford

Writer and collector. Youngest son of Sir Robert Walpole. His gothic novel ...

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Sir Robert Walpole

First Prime Minister of Great Britain. An early political victim of satire, ...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Robert & Horace Walpole

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Greater London Council

Replaced the LCC. The GLC was abolished, some say, because Mrs Thatcher could...

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