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Did you know that Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese pub, just off Fleet Street, was the first new building to open in London after the Great Fire ? Planning priorities getting it right for once. Its roots as a hostelry go back to at least the 13th century, though then as a monastic guest house rather than an inn. The Cheese has a plaque marking where Dr Johnson and other literary figures are said to have sat.

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