The Mitre Tavern, London Blue Plaque Photo

The Mitre Tavern, London blue plaque - Site of The Mitre Tavern

The Mitre Tavern, London Blue Plaque Map


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Sylvia Plath Blue Plaque - Sylvia Plath 1932-1963 poet lived here 1960-1961
Francis Drake Bronze Plaque - Sir Francis Drake    In 1581 Queen Elizabeth I commanded that Francis Drake's ship, The Golden Hinde, be drawn into a creek near here at Deptford  as a perpetual memorial for having "circuited about the whole earth."    On 4 April 1581, she banqueted on board the Golden Hind and "consecrated it with great ceremonie, pompe, and magnificence eternally to be remembered."  And forthwith knighted Drake on his ship in recognition of the honouyr that he had brought to England by his discoveries and cir
John Snow Blue Plaque - Dr John Snow  (1813-1858)  Founding father of Epidemiology.  In 1854 his research linked  deaths to the water pump  near this site and thus  determined that cholera is  a water borne disease