Oliver Cromwell
                                                              
Born 25th April 1599
Died 3rd September 1658

Lord Protector
  






Plaque  Location

Gateway to Hampton Court
Hampton Court Road
Richmond

Further Information
Inscription reads:

The site of the Toy Inn, an ancient hostelry of note. Built for
Oliver Cromwell’s troops C. 1650, rebuilt C. 1700, demolished
C. 1840, wherein Pope wrote The Rape of the Lock, the Duke
of Clarence, afterwards William IV formed & presided over his
Toy Club, and Thomas Dunckerley founded The Masonic Lodge
of Harmony 255 in 1785. The lodge held here for 37 years now
erects this tablet. July 1933.