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Clerkenwell Catacombs

Post by Who2 » Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:27 am

A bit of history.
Just listening to Simon Callow on Oscar Wilde on Radio 4.
They mentioned The House of Detention and my mind started turning over.
The underground cells have never been fully excavated, I tried there is a record of 286 cells.
Two of our girls at The Tardis started doing it up and we put on many parties and literary events down there.
I often spot parts of it on TV & film.
So, if visiting my manor ? pop in take a look and then slake your thirst round the corner in my local
The 3 Kings of Clerkenwell.... 8)
https://londonist.com/2010/03/in_pictur ... the_clerke
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Re: Clerkenwell Catacombs

Post by Who2 » Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:28 pm

An hour or so, after I land at 'Theifrow in a few weeks time, I will be supping a pint of Landlords in-front of a real fire in the Kings,
before walking up the 'winding road past the house of detention to my home on the hill atop of merlin's well.... 8)
Ps: Then next morning a full British Fry-up in Cafe Maya...£5.50 coffee & toast inc:
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