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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th December 1983 Bomb attack on Harrod's war house in London, 5 killed, 94 injured

17th December 1942 Allies in London sentence German war criminals

17th December 1936 Born today: Tommy Steele, London, singer/actor ( a Sixpence, Finian's Rainbow)

17th December 1891 Born today: Robertson Hare, London England, actor (Our Girl Friday, Banana Ridge)

The Hand and Shears



The Hand and Shears

A bar and a place of hanging for prisoners in days of old.

Location: 1 Middle Street, EC1A 7JA

Description: What a history....in times of old prisoners would have their cases heard upstairs and if the judgement went against them, they were allowed a drink at the bar on the way to the gallows....fancy a bloody mary!


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Credits: The London Companion - Jo Swinnerton

The Hand and Shears

A bar and a place of hanging for prisoners in days of old.


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