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Rose and Crown, Wimbledon

Rose and Crown, Wimbledon Rose and Crown, Wimbledon
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The Rose and Crown - one of Wimbledon's oldest public houses, dating from the early 17th century. It was a starting point for stage coaches to London. The Victorian poets Leigh Hunt and Algernon Swinburne often met here.

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SW19, High Street, Wimbledon, Rose and Crown pub

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Rose and Crown, Wimbledon

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Rose and Crown, Wimbledon

From Wimbledon Heritage Map: "part 17C, late 18C  early 19C public house, not...

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Leigh Hunt

Poet. Born Southgate. Named 'James Henry Leigh Hunt' after the Duke of Chando...

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Algernon Charles Swinburne

Born 7 Chester Street, Chelsea. Poet associated with the Pre-Raphaelites. He ...

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