Borough for Pubs


Borough for Pubs

Playwright Thomas Dekker - Borough High Street...'is just pubs'.

Location: Borough High Street, SE1 4XW

Description: In the 17th Century, the playwright Thomas Dekker described Borough High Street as a 'continued ale house with not a shop to be seen between.'

Though there are some shops now, some of those grand old inns stand in the courtyards off the main highstreet, notably The George - a 1676 National Trust building, it is London's last remaining galleried coaching inn.

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Borough for Pubs

Playwright Thomas Dekker - Borough High Street...'is just pubs'.

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