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The First Shop in the World
Claims to be the first shop in the world, from Greenwich...
Location: 25 Nelson Road, Greenwich, London, SE10 9JB
Description: This shop sells nautical memorabilia (or nauticalia) and is on the corner of King William Walk and Romney Road.
It bills itself as First Shop in the World, due to its location in Greenwich at 4/10 of a minute West of the Prime Meridian.