The Dove

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pub in Hammersmith, London

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Geographical coordinates: 51.490503 -0.234897


English The Dove, Hammersmith

The Dove is a Grade II listed public house at 19 Upper Mall, Hammersmith, London W6 9TA.It dates from the early 18th century. A number of historical figures have been associated with the pub beside the River Thames. Among these are Graham Greene, Ernest Hemingway, Dylan Thomas and William Morris who lived next door. James Thompson is said to have written the words for the 1740 song Rule, Britannia! there. The pub appears in the 1930 A. P. Herbert novel The Water Gipsies, loosely disguised as the fictitious The Pigeons.The front bar of the pub is listed in the Guinness book of Records as the smallest public bar in the United Kingdom.

T. J. Cobden-Sanderson named his Doves Bindery and the Doves Press after the pub.

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English The Dove

This pretty 17th-century riverside establishment may have London's smallest bar (room just to the right of the entrance), as well as an outside seating area with river views. The famous Doves Press was named after this pub.

Address 19 Upper Mall, W6 9TA
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