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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd November 1991 Queen singer Freddie Mercury from his Kensington home announces he has Aids.

23rd November 1951 Born today: David Rappaport, London England, 3'11 actor (Wizard, Time Bandits)

23rd November 1946 Born today: Diana Quick, London England, actress (Brideshead, Big Sleep, Odd Job)

23rd November 1931 Fulham and England footballer Alan Mullery born in Notting Hill.

23rd November 1896 Woolwich Arsenal's Joe Powell breaks his wrist in a league match, dying 6 days later from tetanus complications.

23rd November 1869 The Cutty Sark was launched from Dumbarton, headed for the China-tea routes.

23rd November 1705 Nicholas Rowe's Ulysses, premieres in London

Prince Alfred's Doors



Prince Alfred's Doors

This classic Victorian boozer has snob hatches between bars

Location: 5a Formosa Street, Maida Vale, London

Description: This classicly quirky Victorian pub has changed little from when it opened in 1863 including it's 5 segregated bars where the rabble were kept away from the ladies and the gents of Victorian Britain's society.

Each bar is own street entrance and to move between them inside a waist high hatch or door is available, originally meant for the cleaners and staff.

The ladies bar still features the original snob screens!

The pub is exquisitely decorated with Victorian features - a real treet for boozers!

It was originally named after Queen Victoria's 2nd son who became the Duke of Edinburgh in 1862 at the age of 18.


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Prince Alfred's Doors

This classic Victorian boozer has snob hatches between bars


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