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Charles Dickens' London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th February 1995 London finance house of Barings collapse after losses in Singapore by trader Nick Leeson

26th February 1965 Born today: Brittany York, London England, playmate (Oct, 1990)

26th February 1965 Born today: Alison Armitage, London England, actress (Acapulco HEAT)

26th February 1937 C Isherwood/WH Auden's Ascent of F6, premieres in London

26th February 1797 The Bank of England runs out of gold, due to war diminishing gold reserves.go to related location

The House they left behind



The House they left behind

Every house was demolished in the blitz here except this one.

Location: 27 Ropemakers Fields, Narrow Street, Limehouse, E14 8BX

Description: This gastro eaterie is called 'The House', a catchier name than it's former full title. The whole terrace was demolished during the blitz except for this hardy set of bricks.

Previous to that it was called The Black Horse and was built in 1857.

Features many original artworks and oil paintings inside.

Rope fibres were once laid out to be twisted together in Ropemakers Fields. Hops grew outside the pub for use in the Limehouse Brewery in Fore Street.

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The House they left behind

Every house was demolished in the blitz here except this one.


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