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Latitude: 51.5173 / 51°31'2"N
Longitude: -0.1016 / 0°6'5"W
OS Eastings: 531819
OS Northings: 181524
OS Grid: TQ318815
Mapcode National: GBR PB.B8
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.6446
Entry Name: The Golden Boy of Pye Corner
Listing Date: 5 June 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1286479
English Heritage Legacy ID: 199487
Location: City of London, London, EC1A
District: City and County of the City of London
Electoral Ward/Division: Farringdon Without
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: City of London
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London
Church of England Parish: St Sepulchre Holborn
Church of England Diocese: London
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 08/06/2017
TQ 3181 NE
GILTSPUR STREET EC1 (West Side)
Nos 1 to 4 (consec) The Golden Boy of Pye Corner
(Formerly listed as Nos 1 to 4 (consec), GILTSPUR STREET)
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: TQ3181981524
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