Description: 1-4, Giltspur Street Ec1
Date Listed: 5 June 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 199487
OS Grid Reference: TQ3182181537
OS Grid Coordinates: 531821, 181537
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5174, -0.1015
GILTSPUR STREET EC1
Nos 1 to 4 (consec)
TQ 3181 NE 2/513 5.6.72.
Late C19, much altered. Listed only for late C17 carved and painted figure of
naked boy on bracket, set into return wall to Cock Lane. Erected to mark the point
where The Great Fire of 1666 was finally extinguished. The figure was formerly
winged and had the inscription on the breast and arms "This boy is in memory put
up for the late Fire of London occasioned by The Sin of Gluttony, 1666" [RCHM].
Listing NGR: TQ3182181537
Source: English Heritage
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