BOW STREET

Plaque erected in 1929 by London County Council at 19-20 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7AW, City of Westminster

Rectangular stone plaque inserted in red brick wall Detail view of building with Portland stone ground floor and red brick upper floors, Quuen Anne style with Arts and Crafts, statue of the Young Dancer by Enzo Plazotti on street in foreground

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Category

Historical Sites

Inscription

BOW STREET WAS FORMED ABOUT 1637. IT HAS BEEN THE RESIDENCE OF MANY NOTABLE MEN AMONG WHOM WERE HENRY FIELDING (NOVELIST). SIR JOHN FIELDING (MAGISTRATE). GRINLING GIBBONS (WOODCARVER). CHARLES MACKLIN (ACTOR). JOHN RADCLIFFE (PHYSICIAN). CHARLES SACKVILLE EARL OF DORSET (POET). WILLIAM WYCHERLEY (DRAMATIST).

Material

Stone

Nearby Blue Plaques

Nearby Blue Plaques


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