The Lamb (pub) in London

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The Lamb on Lamb's Conduit Street is a pub in Bloomsbury, London.

The Lamb was built in the 1720s and the pub and the street were named after William Lamb who had erected a water conduit along the street in 1577. The Lamb was refurbished in the Victorian era and is one of the few remaining pubs with 'snob screens' which prevented the well to do drinker having to see the common man drinking in the bar, and vice versa.

Charles Dickens who lived locally is reputed to have frequented the Lamb. Other writers associated with the pub include Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. Hughes, who was a regular at the pub, arranged to meet Plath there in the early days of their relationship.




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