Heritage Plaques

Islington’s Heritage Plaques showcase our culturally rich and colourful heritage by commemorating the significant people, places, and events in the borough. There are currently 102 plaques spread out on various sites across the borough. Search the full list of Heritage Plaques below and be inspired by some of the amazing people, places and events of Islington.

  • Religion

Edward Irving (1792-1834)

Founder of the Catholic Apostolic Church. 3 Claremont Square, N1.

A Greater London Council Plaque.

John Wesley (1703-1791)

Religious leader. 47 City Road, EC1.

A English Heritage Plaque.

St John’s Gate (1504)

Entry to the Priory of the Knights of St John. St John's Square/St John's Lane, EC1.

Alexander Cruden (1699-1770)

Humanist Scholar and Intellectual. 45 Camden Passage, N1.

A Market Stallholders Association plaque.

James Hudson Taylor (1832-1905)

Premises for the work of the China Inland Mission, founded 1865. 6 Pyrland Road, N5.

Clerks’ Well

Historic Site. 14-16 Farringdon Lane, EC1.

A Metropolitan Borough of Finsbury plaque.

Jabez Bunting (1779-1858)

Wesleyan Methodist. 30 Myddelton Square, EC1.

A London Borough of Islington Plaque.

North London Synagogue (1868-1959)

First purpose-built synagogue built in Islington. Barnes Court, Lofting Road, N1.

An Islington People's Plaque, unveiled in June 2015.