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Corporation of the City of London

In addressing the 'square mile' concept Londonist has provided a potted history of the City of London.

Worth noting that there are at least two plaques erected by the Corporation outside the City of London, both for William Blake: South Molton Street and SE1. Conversely Londonist points out that there is only one official blue plaque in the City, and it's not blue.

2021: Art Review published a major article entitled "London’s ‘Square Mile’ Is One Big Monument To Slavery". This summarises the status of the City's own Findings and Recommendations of the Tackling Racism Taskforce, and provides a list: "Some of the problematic memorials in the City of London and the individuals and organisations they celebrate not yet addressed by the City’s Taskforce On Racism."

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Corporation of the City of London

Commemorated atInformation

Bunhill burial ground - 3 & 4

It would be nice if the two Lord Mayor Lawrences were related but we can't co...

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City of London School - EC4 - Q.Victoria St

The City of London School was endowed by John Carpenter, Town Clerk in 1442. ...

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Isleden House - 2

Acquired from the trustees by the Corporation of The City of London, 2nd Febr...

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Leadenhall Market

Leadenhall Market The meat and fish Market first occupied a series of courts,...

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London Bridge - information/viewing panel - gone

Unveiled by the Duke of Gloucester, this is actually an "interpretation panel...

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This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Corporation of the City of London

Creations Information

1 Poultry - Frieze A - Edward VI

These panels, showing Royal Progresses through London, were originally placed...

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1 Poultry - Loriners' Trade

Site of the Loriners' Trade, 11th - 13th centuries Corporation of London

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Other Subjects

Apollo Inn

Apollo Inn

Was on the corner of Tottenham Court Road and Torrington Place. Designed by Fitzroy Doll.

Building, Commerce, Food & Drink

1 memorial
Italo Svevo

Italo Svevo

Businessman and author. Born in Trieste (then part of Austria-Hungary) as Aron Ettore Schmitz. The pseudonym translates as 'Swabian Italian', but as the only definitions of Swabian relate to places...

Person, Commerce, Literature, Austria, Hungary, Italy

1 memorial
W. D. Lambert

W. D. Lambert

Works director of the Brilliant Sign Company in 1938.

Person, Commerce, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Sinclair Beecham

Sinclair Beecham

Co-founder of Pret a Manger with Julian Metcalfe, who he met at the Polytechnic of Central London.

Person, Commerce

1 memorial
Caledonian Market

Caledonian Market

Caledonian Cattle Market, built in 1855 by J. B. Bunning, and demolished after WW2. Caledonian Market was held in the area now partly occupied by Caledonian Park, the large area bounded by what ar...

Place, Commerce, Food & Drink

1 memorial