Knightsbridge

SANTOI N REX -THE GEORGE

BRUNO – THE KINGS ARMS

BRUNO – THE KINGS ARMS Horace Walpole, for example, adjudged it one of the five best representations of animals in classic art. No wonder that Mr. Jennings is known for all time as Dog Jennings. Chelsea, of course, has always had its famous characters, but probably none were more famous than that highly individual couple, …

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SALLY ANN

Sally Ann – Cairn Terrier

SALLY ANN, The Nags Head, Kinnerton Street, S.W.1   SOMETIMES, nothing seems right. You know how it is? A “short” seems inadequate, perhaps; the house is too large for your present mood, though very attractive normally; and perhaps there are too many people about tonight? There is no analysing such a mood, and the fault …

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KIM-KING-GEORGE-IV

Kim – Springer Spaniel

  KIM, King George IV, Montpelier Square, Knightsbridge, S.W.7 GEORGE IV, better known as the Prince Regent” shifted his court from Kensington Palace to Buckingham House, now known as Buckingham Palace. This move was the ifirst of many, because Society (at least much of it) thereupon shifted to the district now known as Belgravia. This …

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BUNCH -THE BUNCH OF GRAPES

Bunch – Chow-Chow

‘ ‘ B U N C H ’ ’, The Bunch of Grapes, Brompton Road, S.W.7   SOME interesting observations on the inn (which I take to include the pub) have been made in Tales of Old Inn by Richard Keverne. The author wrote: The English inn has a great tradition. Down through the centuries, …

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