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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
14th August 1948 14th Olympic games close at London, Great Britain
14th August 1948 The first Summer Olympics to be held since 1936, were closed in London.
14th August 1941 Josef Jakobs, German spy, executed in Tower of London
14th August 1903 Born today: Ronald Stewart, CEO (London Brick Co)
Ye Old White Horse
A 200 year old pub with 16th century cellars still in use.
Location: 2 St Clements Lane, Holborn, WC2A 2HA
Description: Tucked away down the backstreets between the Courts and Kingsway this 200 year old pub still has the original front welcoming you and continues to use the 16th century cellars below.
Whether the claim that it's The White Horse referenced in Charles Dickens's Mr Pickwick where Pickie retires to the backroom bar (the White Horse), to relax after a stressful day, is open to debate.
Tagged in this Tour: Charles Dickens' London