Plaque   

(lost) St Pancras Basin

St Pancras Basin St Pancras Basin
Inscription

St Pancras Basin, just above the lock, was opened in 1870 as a coal wharf. Where boaters used to load and unload cargoes of heavy coal is now the site of St Pancras Cruising Club. Below the lock, you can still see the entrance to a disused basin and the former lock keeper's cottage.

The Regents Canal
Industry and pleasure
British Waterways London
Heritage Lottery Fund

{Below the picture of a man taking a sack of coal off a boat towards a horse-drawn cart:}
Unloading coal in St Pancras Basin the late 19th century.

Site: St Pancras Basin (1 memorial)

NW1, Regent's Canal tow path

2020: This plaque is no longer here so we've marked it as Lost.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
St Pancras Basin

Subjects commemorated Information

St Pancras Basin

Formerly known as the Midland Railway Basin (though we could find nothing und...

Read More

This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
St Pancras Basin

Created by Information

Heritage Lottery Fund

The National Lottery Heritage Fund (rebranded 2019), formerly the Heritage Lo...

Read More

Nearby Memorials

Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud

NW3, Maresfield Gardens, 20

Sigmund Freud, 1856 - 1939, founder of psychoanalysis, lived here, 1938 - 1939. English Heritage

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
Gertrude Fogg

Gertrude Fogg

WC2, St Martin's Lane, 58, Mr Fogg's Tavern

2016: Until recently this building used to house the Angel and Crown pub.  It's now a themed bar/restaurant and this "blue plaque" is all...

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
St Benedict's Hospital - piers

St Benedict's Hospital - piers

SW17, Church Lane

The site has been redeveloped for housing. What remains of the hospital are these entrance gate piers (at the north-east corner of the si...

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
Frederick Handley Page

Frederick Handley Page

W1, Grosvenor Square, 18

2019: Homes and Property report that the third floor "apartment was bought as a pied à terre in 1946 by Sir Frederick Handley Page" ... I...

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
Evelina Children's Hospital

Evelina Children's Hospital

SE1, Southwark Bridge Road

The wall in the photo is the remains of the front wall of the hospital building.  Compare it with the picture of that building - you can ...

6 subjects commemorated