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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
14th August 1948 The first Summer Olympics to be held since 1936, were closed in London.
14th August 1941 Josef Jakobs, German spy, executed in Tower of London
14th August 1903 Born today: Ronald Stewart, CEO (London Brick Co)
14th August 1867 Forsyte Saga author John Galsworthy was born in Kingston Upon Thames.
14th August 1802 Poet and novelist Letitia Elizabeth Landon (LEL) was born in Chelsea, London.
Churchill's Favourite for Cheese
A gentleman only buys his cheese from Paxton & Whitfield..
Location: 93 Jermyn Street, SW1Y 6JE
Description: This quintessentially English cheesemonger, established in 1797 still supplies the best Stilton in the kingdom.
'Paxton & Whitfield' has been established in St James's for over 200 years and in the present premises for over 100 years. A wealth of cheeses and other products awaits you and, of course, you can taste them...
With a royal warrant and wonderfully atmospheric shop full of charm and erm.... cheese - heed the words of Churchill: 'A gentleman only buys his cheese from Paxton & Whitfield'...
Tagged in this Tour: Feel-Good Xmas Shopping Tour
Tagged in this Tour: Never fear the Cheese