Plaque: Rotten Row
Erection date: 1990
Rotten Row - the king's old road, completed 1690. This ride originally formed part of King William III's carriage drive from Whitehall to Kensington Palace, its construction was supervised by the Surveyor of Their Majesties Roads, Captain Michael Studholme, and it was the first lamp-lit road in the kingdom. Designated as a public bridleway in the 1730s, Rotten Row is one of the most famous urban riding grounds in the world.
Site: Rotten Row (1 memorial)
W2, Rotten Row, Hyde Park Corner