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The Oldest Inhabited house in England

The Oldest Inhabited house in England.jpg The “Dick Whittington,” Cloth FairThumbnailsThe Kitchen of a Country Inn, 1797The “Dick Whittington,” Cloth FairThumbnailsThe Kitchen of a Country Inn, 1797The “Dick Whittington,” Cloth FairThumbnailsThe Kitchen of a Country Inn, 1797The “Dick Whittington,” Cloth FairThumbnailsThe Kitchen of a Country Inn, 1797The “Dick Whittington,” Cloth FairThumbnailsThe Kitchen of a Country Inn, 1797
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The “Fighting Cocks” inn at St. Albans, down by the river Ver, below the Abbey, claims to be—not the oldest inn—but the oldest inhabited house, in the kingdom: a pretension that does not appear to be based on anything more than sheer impudence.

Author
The Old Inns of Old England, Volume I (of 2)
A Picturesque Account of the Ancient and Storied Hostelries of Our Own Country
Author and illustrator: Charles G. Harper
Published in 1906
Available from gutenberg.org
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