Samuel Pepys Brown Plaque Photo

Samuel Pepys brown plaque - St James's Church. A Georgian church on a medieval site. St. Mary's Nunnery church was built here in the 12th century. Henry VIII closed the nunnery in 1539, but the church continued as Clerkenwell parish church. Diarist Samuel Pepys came here to look at the local beauties. It was rebuilt in 1792 to the designs of James Carr, a local architect, and has a fine organ by George England Pike.

Samuel Pepys Brown Plaque Map


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Hattie Jacques Blue Plaque - Hattie Jacques  1924-1980  comedy actress  lived here  1945-1980
Bernardo O'Higgins Blue Plaque - Bernardo O'Higgins 1778-1842 General, statesman and liberator of Chile lived and studied here
Frederick Stanley Green Plaque - Lord Stanley of Preston purchased the original Stanley Cup from a silversmith on this site in 1892 for the people of Canada to commemorate amateur and professional ice hockey.  The cup is now in the hockey hall of fame in Toronto.

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