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Charles Dickens' London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th February 2010 Abbey Road Studio's put up for sale by EMI due to increasing debts.

17th February 1938 1st public experimental demonstration of Baird color TV (London)

17th February 1896 London Country Councils' Muzzling Order becomes effective

17th February 1883 A Ashwell patents free-toilet in London

17th February 1740 The end of the great frost, freezing of the Thames and a terrible Winter

Alan Sugar's Kebabs



Alan Sugar's Kebabs

The Apprentice Essex Boy Alan Sugar's new kebab shop.

Location: 70 High Road, Chigwell

Description: This former ancient pub dates back to 1547, and was the original inspiration for The Maypole Inn in Charles Dickens' Barnaby Rudge. It's a grade II* listed building and historic landmark.

In Spring 2010 though local Turkish restaurant Sheesh moved here, financially aided by the pub's new owner Amstrad's Alan Sugar.

Other former drinkers as well as Dickens include Sir Winston Churchill and American director and actor Orson Welles.


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Link to This Page: http://www.shadyoldlady.com/location/2245
Credits: http://sheeshrestaurant.co.uk/

Alan Sugar's Kebabs

The Apprentice Essex Boy Alan Sugar's new kebab shop.


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