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The Old Bell is an historic pub located on Fleet Street, London. It was built by Sir Christopher Wren in 1670 and prior to that, Wynkyn de Worde, former assistant to England’s first printer William Caxton, installed a printing press in the same building as a pub located on the site in 1500. The pub was built has a hostel for workers rebuilding St Brides Church which is located to the rear of the pub.  The church is thought to have been the inspiration for the traditionally tiered wedding cake.

The Old Bell is an historic pub located on Fleet Street, London. It was built by Sir Christopher Wren in 1670 and prior to that, Wynkyn de Worde, former assistant to England’s first printer William Caxton, installed a printing press in the same building as a pub located on the site in 1500. The pub was built has a hostel for workers rebuilding St Brides Church which is located to the rear of the pub. The church is thought to have been the inspiration for the traditionally tiered wedding cake.

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