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Town of Ramsgate



Town of Ramsgate

Colonel Blood caught here, after trying to steal Crown Jewels

Location: 62 Wapping High Street, E1W2PN

Description: It was here that Colonel Blood was captured as he tried to steal the Crown Jewels. It was also the location of the capture of the 'hanging judge'...Judge Jeffries.


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Town of Ramsgate

Colonel Blood caught here, after trying to steal Crown Jewels


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Arrived from Australia and by chance popped into this pub and was blown away by the atmposphere,food and total charm of the place - especially the two in charge - a Mr & Mrs Biddle I believe. Also fun clientele - very, very happy crowd! one of the best memories of my trip. (Peter Keogh)
Posted by Peter Keogh on 2007-08-23
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