Plaque

St Brides Place

Inscription

Here stood the palace of Bridewell built by Henry VIII in 1523 and granted by Edward VI in 1553 to the City of London to house Bridewell Royal Hospital founded by royal charter in the same year. The present building was erected in 1802 and in 1862 the court room of Bridewell Royal Hospital was incorporated therein.

Site: Bridewell Palace (2 memorials)

EC4, New Bridge Street, 14

The original gatehouse together with the keystone form the entrance to the current building.

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St Brides Place

Subjects commemorated i

Bridewell Palace / Prison

Built by Henry VIII, who lived there 1515-23. It deteriorated so that Edward ...

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Bridewell Royal Hospital

Bridewell Palace was given by Edward VI in 1553 to the City of London to hous...

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King Edward VI

Only son of Henry VIII (with Jane Seymour who died 12 days after the birth), ...

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King Henry VIII

Son of Henry VII. Born Born Greenwich Palace, as the spare, not the heir but ...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
St Brides Place

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Lord Grade

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1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
Bernardo O'Higgins plaque

Bernardo O'Higgins plaque

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Bernado O’Higgins, 1778 - 1842, general, statesman and liberator of Chile, lived and studied here. English Heritage 

1 subject commemorated
Lockerbie bench - 09 - Larracoechea

Lockerbie bench - 09 - Larracoechea

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Cecil Beaton - NW3

Cecil Beaton - NW3

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Sir Cecil Beaton, 1904 - 1980, photographer and designer, was born and lived here until 1911. Heath and Old Hampstead Society

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
Donald and Malcolm Campbell

Donald and Malcolm Campbell

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2 subjects commemorated, 1 creator