Brown Plaque № 11589 Photo

Brown plaque № 11589 - Founded AD 1549 Rebuilt AD 1923  The Ship Tavern. This tavern was established in the year 1549. During the proscription of the Roman Catholic religion, it was used as a shelter for Priests and Services were held here secretly. The neighbourhood was once notorious for the gambling houses  of Whetstone Park.  Famous visitors have been Richard Penderell, who aided King Charles' escape, Bayford, shoemaker and antiquarian. The woman Chevalier d'Eon, who lived as a man, and Smeaton the builder of the

Brown Plaque № 11589 Map


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