The Trafalgar Way And John Richards Lapenotiere Black Plaque Photo

The Trafalgar Way and John Richards Lapenotiere black plaque - The   Trafalgar Way  at Canada House  On Monday 21st October 1805 the Royal Navy decisively defeated a combined French and Spanish fleet off Cape Trafalgar south of Cadiz. This victory permanently removed the threat of invasion of England by the armies of Napoleon Bonaparte.  The first official dispatches with news of the victory, and the death of Vice Admiral Lord Nelson, were carried to England on board H.M. Schooner PICKLE by her captain, Lieutenant John Richards Lapenotiere.  Lapenotiere lan

The Trafalgar Way And John Richards Lapenotiere Black Plaque Map


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Grey Plaque № 7947 - Goodwin's Court (replacing Fishers Alley) first appeared in the Rate-books in 1690 and it seems probable that the houses in the Court were erected in that year
Stone Plaque № 11683 - The Women's Freedom League  founded 1907  worked for equality between men and  women from its headquarters on this  site between 1914 and 1959
Black Plaque № 41698 - Toll Gate House Spaniards Gate This eighteenth century building was erected to collect tolls from those passing through the western entrance of the estates of the Bishops of London