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Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of

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Records of this coaching inn date back to 1542 although the current building dates back to 1676 when it was rebuilt following a devastating fire.  During 1874 the north range was pulled down, however, thankfully the southern range has survived to be London’s last galleried coaching inn.  William Shakespeare often frequented the inn, as did the novelist Charles Dickens who referred to The George in his novel Little Dorrit.

Site: George Inn (3 memorials)

SE1, Borough High Street, 77, George Inn Yard

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George Inn

This George Inn existed in the late 16th century though originally known as T...

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Charles Dickens

Born, son of John Dickens, at No.1 Mile End Terrace, Landport, Portsmouth (wh...

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William Shakespeare

Born and died in Stratford-upon-Avon. His birth date is often given as the 23...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
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Information Also at this site


George Inn - Historic Southwark

In the courtyard at the rear of this building is The George - London's only g...

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George Inn - National Trust

This plaque is on the left hand side of the courtyard.

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