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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

18th October 1979 Beatlemania opens in London

18th October 1960 In Britain, News Chronicle and Daily Mail merge, and London Evening Star merges with Evening News

18th October 1950 Born today: Sheila White, London England, actress (I Claudius)

Borough for Pubs



Borough for Pubs

Playwright Thomas Dekker - Borough High Street...'is just pubs'.

Location: Borough High Street, SE1 4XW

Description: In the 17th Century, the playwright Thomas Dekker described Borough High Street as a 'continued ale house with not a shop to be seen between.'

Though there are some shops now, some of those grand old inns stand in the courtyards off the main highstreet, notably The George - a 1676 National Trust building, it is London's last remaining galleried coaching inn.


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Borough for Pubs

Playwright Thomas Dekker - Borough High Street...'is just pubs'.


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