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City of London, England, United Kingdom
 

The Old Bell

 
 
The Old Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 4, 2018
1. The Old Bell Marker
Inscription.  
Nicholson’s
Est. 1873
The
Old Bell
The Old Bell Tavern was built in the 1670s for workmen and masons who were rebuilding St. Brides Church (designed by Christopher Wren) after The Great Fire of London in 1666 It has been a licensed tavern for more than 300 years and has a long association with Fleet Street printers. Caxton’s apprentice Wynkyn de Worde, moved the printing business to Fleet Street in 1500.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment.
 
Location. 51° 30.847′ N, 0° 6.309′ W. Marker is in City of London, England. Marker is at the intersection of Fleet Street and Farringdon Street, on the right when traveling east on Fleet Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 95 Fleet Street, City of London, England EC4Y 1DH, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edgar Wallace (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Pepys (within shouting distance of this marker); The Daily Courant (within shouting distance of this marker); Sunday Times Premiere Issue
The Old Bell Tavern image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 4, 2018
2. The Old Bell Tavern
(about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); T.P. O’Connor (about 90 meters away); Bradbury & Evans (about 120 meters away); The Palace of Bridewell (about 120 meters away); The Standard (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of London.
 
Also see . . .  The Old Bell Tavern. (Submitted on June 5, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 5, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 5, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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