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London's Smallest (and Rudest) Blue Plaque?

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Monday, 13 June 2011

London's Smallest (and Rudest) Blue Plaque?

At the entrance to the Newman Arms in Rathbone Street is this.


Not an official English Heritage one then, but a very affectionate memorial all the same. I particularly like unofficial Blue Plaques. The strict rules of the official English Heritage scheme would not permit so many interesting memorials. The plaque is tiny, you might just spot it here, to the left of the door.


I did drink in there a few times before Mr Jenkin's passing, though I never approached the status of "regular" and so never experienced a barring, I wish I had now, he sounds like a great London character.

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