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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th July 1947 Born today: Brian May, London, rock guitarist (Queen-We are the Champions)
19th July 1941 Winston Churchill launched V for Victory campaign.
19th July 1821 The Coronation of George IV in Westminster Abbey.
This old hotel is a historic music venue with great clock!
Location: Atlantic Road, Brixton, sw9
Description: This is the old Railway Hotel for obvious reasons, hence the clocktower can be seen from all the trains approaching and departing Brixton station.
It was renamed Brady's Bar in the 1990s, and continued a long history of cutting edge music gigs from the likes of Jimi Hendrix.
The film 'Rude Boy' by the Clash features scenes shot in the Railway Hotel.