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Cardigans Arms, Charing Cross, St Martins in Fields WC2

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As the Cardigans Arms is opposite the Rummer, it must be at about  the site of Crags court opposite Rummer court.

Rummer court, Charing Cross in 1746

Rummer court, Charing Cross in 1746 - John Rocque map

The Night - Hogarth and the Rummer Tavern opposite the Cardigans Head

The Night - Hogarth and the Rummer Tavern opposite the Cardigans Head

The Rummer is introduced by Hogarth into his picture of " Night." and that a night of rejoicing, viz. the 29th of May; evident from the bonfires, the oaken bough upon the barber's pole, and the oak leaves fixed in the freemasons' hats. The scene is taken from the narrow part of Charing Cross, as it formerly stood before the way was widened, looking from Whitehall, and exhibits the Rummer Tavern on one side, and the Cardigan's Head on the other ;

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in St Martins in Fields, London.

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The 1725-1729 listing from the Minute Book of the Grand Lodge lists a Masonic Lodge meeting at the Cardigan, Charing Cross


 

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