Building    To 1840

Toy Inn

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Its name derives from the fact that it was situated by the tow path on the Thames. Although the plaque says that it was built for Oliver Cromwell's troops, it actually originated as a hostelry for the workers building Hampton Court Palace in the 16th century.

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

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Toy Inn

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Toy Inn

The site of the Toy Inn. An ancient hostelry of note. Built for Oliver Cromwe...

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Nicholas Stone

Nicholas Stone

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James Ashpital

James Ashpital

1883, Trustee of Lopping Hall, Loughton. According to G. Sludge, ".. perhaps related to the architect of St Barnabas, Homerton, was a builder who was born and lived in Loughton." James Ashpital w...

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Blackfriars gatehouse

Blackfriars gatehouse

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1 memorial
Mrs. Eliz. Doughty

Mrs. Eliz. Doughty

Probably alive in 1824.

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1 memorial
Agne Bolden

Agne Bolden

Married to Henry Goulding in 1574.

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