The Ship Pub, 11 Talbot Court, London EC3V 0BP. 1873. According to the brass information plaque on the building exterior, “The ship lies in Talbot Court. Previously a coaching inn, the Talbot, stood in this court, but it was destroyed in the great fire of London in 1660. A “talbot’ is an extinct breed of dog, usually white with long drooping ears and large jaws. It was much favoured in England for tracking and hunting.”

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