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The interior of the stunning Nicholsons’s-owned Blackfriar pub in the City of London. Built around 1875, the Grade-II Listed pub was remodeled in 1905.

The interior of the stunning Nicholsons’s-owned Blackfriar pub in the City of London. Built around 1875, the Grade-II Listed pub was remodeled in 1905.

These three pubs have some of the narrowest fronts in London. The left pub is located on Gracechurch Street and the ground floor bar is extremely narrow. There is a larger room outside or you can stand outside like the people in this shot. The second pub, the Golden Lion is located in posh St James's and you can view the interior here. The third pub, Ye Olde Cock Tavern is probably has the narrowest front of any pub in London but the interior isn't as narrow. The pub used to be located across the road from its current Fleet Street location and was demolished to make room for the Royal Courts of Justice.

The Lamb and Flag can trace its history back to the 17th century. Originally called the Coopers Arms and affectionately nicknamed the Bucket of Blood, the pub used to hold prizefights. The alleyway next to the pub is well known as the poet Dryden was beaten within an inch of his death there in 1679 after the Earl of Rochester wrongly assumed that he had published a pamphlet about the Earl. This is a popular pub in the Covent Garden area of London and outside on the right of the shot is a lamp which is still powered by gas. You can read a review on Travels with Beer.