Plaque

Sun Inn - Hammersmith

Sun Inn - Hammersmith
Sun Inn - Hammersmith

Erection date: 2015

Inscription

The Sun
A public house called the Sun stood on this site from at least 1722. In September 1940 a wartime bomb landed on the pub killing 20 people. The only person to survive was a barmaid who dived to the floor behind the bar. Rebuilt after the war, the last Sun was demolished in 2013.
Hammersmith and Fulham Historic Buildings Group
2015

Site: Sun Inn - Hammersmith (1 memorial)

W12, Askew Road, 120

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

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Sun Inn - Hammersmith

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Sun Public House

This pub was destroyed in a WW2 air raid shortly before closing time on 25th ...

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World War 2

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Sun Inn - Hammersmith

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Hammersmith and Fulham Historic Buildings Group

Founded to focus attention on the historic environment of the borough and to ...

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