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London House - WC1

London House - WC1

WC1, Mecklenburgh Square

The building was erected 1935 -63, designed by Sir Herbert Baker and Scott and their successor Helbing. These memorials are all inside what is normally a private quadrangle but we managed to gain access on the weekend of the 2007 Open Squares Event.

The 70th anniversary plaque can be seen from outside, peering through the gate, on the left. The armillary sphere is in the quadrangle, on the north side, directly in line with the gate. The bust is on the south façade, the clock in the north west corner, the Latin text on the east façade.

Our picture of the building, taken from the Goodenough College website, is of one of the Queen's visits.

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This section lists the memorials located at this site:
London House - WC1

Information Memorials

70th Anniversary of Goodenough College

This tablet was unveiled by Her Majesty the Queen to mark the 70th Anniversar...

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75th Anniversary of Goodenough College

{On one of the rings:} By wisdom a house is built and through understanding ...

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Evan Evans Bevan

David Hopkins has kindly provided the translation for us. Dave says "I was pu...

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Frederick Craufurd Goodenough

In a niche over the original central entrance (now mainly disused in favour o...

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Vernon Helbing

The clock itself is quite high. Down at eye level there is a small plaque wit...

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