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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
29th May 1960 Born today: Adrian Paul, London England, actor (Dance to Win, Highlander)
29th May 1924 Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid/London), dies
29th May 1911 W.S. Gilbert of Gilbert & Sullivan fame, dies in his lake at Grims Dyke trying to save a girl.
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