Plaque

Shepherd's Bush Library - Hunt and Keene

Shepherd's Bush Library
Shepherd's Bush Library - Hunt and Keene
Inscription

Leigh Hunt and Charles Keene memorial

The presence of this memorial here is explained by Teacher Trail 8: Hunt "lived for the last six years of his life at 7 Cornwall Road (now 16 Rowan Road)". And Keene "lived at 112 Hammersmith Road from 1887-91, this property does not exist any more."

Site: Shepherd's Bush Library (3 memorials)

W12, Uxbridge Road, 7

The blue plaque is next to the lower right window of the building, and the foundation stone is on the right of the doorway. The Hunt and Keene memorial is around the corner in Pennard Road.

High at the right of the building is a date plaque: 1895, and above the entrance: Passmore Edwards Public Library.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Shepherd's Bush Library - Hunt and Keene

Subjects commemorated i

Leigh Hunt

Poet. Born Southgate. Named 'James Henry Leigh Hunt' after the Duke of Chando...

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Charles Keene

Artist and illustrator. Born Charles Samuel Keene in Duvals Lane, Hornsey. He...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Shepherd's Bush Library - Hunt and Keene

Also at this site i

Shepherd's Bush Library - foundation stone

Shepherd's Bush Library - foundation stone

This foundation stone was laid by the donor J. Passmore Edwards Esq on the 4t...

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Shepherd's Bush Library - plaque

Shepherd's Bush Library - plaque

Hammersmith and Fulham Historic Buildings Group tell us that the discrepancy ...

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