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The Spaniard’s Inn, London

I love pub interiors like this. The Spaniard's Inn is a London pub dating from 1585. It is supposedly the birthplace of the legendary highwayman Dick Turpin but this is unlikely. One thing that definitely did happen at the pub occured in 1780 when a group of rioters were detained at the pub by the landlord. He kept the drink flowing whilst he called the army who arrested the hoodlums and marched them down to Newgate prison in the city where they were promptly hanged.

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