Hand and Shears

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pub in Farringdon, London

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English Hand and Shears

The Hand and Shears is a Grade II listed public house at 1 Middle Street, Smithfield, London.It is on the Campaign for Real Ale's National Inventory of Historic Pub Interiors.It was built in the early-mid 19th century.It was named after the former Bartholomew Fair, held at Smithfield for centuries, at which the Lord Mayor of London would come and cut a piece of cloth with a pair of shears to announce that the fair had begun.

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English Hand & Shears

Grade II listed historic pub

Address 1 Middle St, EC1A 7JA
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