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Prince of Wales pub, Stockwell

The Prince of Wales public house was at 294 Clapham Road on the corner of Paradise Road from at least 1856. On Sunday 13th October 1940 a WW2 bomb destroyed the front section of the pub killing 32 people inside.Pubwiki says "The Saloon {the back section including a billiard hall} was reopened as a lock up on 10th April 1941. Then closed because of enemy action on 29th June 1944."

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Prince of Wales pub, Stockwell

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Prince of Wales WW2 bomb

We think this plaque was installed c.2012, to replace the lost one. We are pu...

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Prince of Wales WW2 bomb - lost

Our image comes from Paradise Memorial Garden. SarfLondonDunc informs that t...

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Sayes Court

Sayes Court

Leased by John Evelyn from Charles II in 1663 and trashed by Peter the Great in 1698.  The picture source gives a full history of the house which was badly damaged in WW2 and demolished in 1947.  T...

Building, Gardens / Agriculture, Property

1 memorial
Rose and Crown, Wimbledon

Rose and Crown, Wimbledon

From Wimbledon Heritage Map: "part 17C, late 18C  early 19C public house, note multi pane sash  windows; recently sympathetically extended".

Building, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink

1 memorial
Church of St John of Tyburn / St Marylebone

Church of St John of Tyburn / St Marylebone

A church was built in about 1200 near the Tyburn Tree, on the bank of the Tyburn River. In 1400 this was demolished and replaced with a church, St Marys, at the location of the plaque. The river, o...

Building, Religion

1 memorial
Hyde Park Conduit House

Hyde Park Conduit House

A building that housed an ancient spring supplying water to Westminster Abbey. The right to use this was granted by King Edward the Confessor. This right ceased temporarily at the Reformation, but ...

Building, Architecture, Food & Drink

1 memorial