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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
16th January 1906 Born today: Diana Winyard, London, actress (Cavalcade)
16th January 1794 Edward Gibbon, historian (Decline and Fall), dies in London at 56
16th January 1759 British Museum opens in London
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.