Erection date: /7/1933
The site of the Toy Inn. An ancient hostelry of note. Built for Oliver Cromwell's troops c. 1650, rebuilt c. 1700, demolished c. 1840, wherein Pope wrote the Rape of the Lock, the Duke of Clarence, afterwards William IV formed & presided over his Toy Club, and Thomas Dunckerley founded The Masonic Lodge of Harmony 255 in 1785. The lodge held here for 37 years now erects this tablet. July 1933.
Site: Toy Inn (1 memorial)
KT8, Hampton Court Road, Hampton Court Palace
Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk