Yorkshire Stingo

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The Yorkshire Stingo was a public house in Marylebone in the 18th and 19th centuries, and served as a significant landmark just outside central London.wikipedia
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Marylebone

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The Yorkshire Stingo was a public house in Marylebone in the 18th and 19th centuries, and served as a significant landmark just outside central London.

Beer in England

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Its name comes from a fashionable slang word of the 18th century for strong or old ale.
The term "stingo" has associations with Yorkshire.

Committee for the Relief of the Black Poor

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In 1786, the Committee for the Relief of the Black Poor used it as one of the centres for distributing alms.
The Committee soon organised two venues for regular distribution of alms: the White Raven tavern in Mile End and the Yorkshire Stingo, in Lisson Grove, Marylebone.

Pub

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The Yorkshire Stingo was a public house in Marylebone in the 18th and 19th centuries, and served as a significant landmark just outside central London.

Central London

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The Yorkshire Stingo was a public house in Marylebone in the 18th and 19th centuries, and served as a significant landmark just outside central London.

Marylebone Road

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Located on the south side of the Marylebone Road, it was a rural location when first built, before the construction of the New Road.

New Road, London

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Located on the south side of the Marylebone Road, it was a rural location when first built, before the construction of the New Road.

Cover charge

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An admittance charge was made, redeemable with the waiters, as a method of preventing those with no money from enjoying the facilities.

Alms

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In 1786, the Committee for the Relief of the Black Poor used it as one of the centres for distributing alms.

Bowling green

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A bowling green and pleasure gardens were added in the 18th century.

Pleasure garden

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A bowling green and pleasure gardens were added in the 18th century.

Buses in London

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In 1829, it became one of the first terminuses for London buses.

Music hall

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In 1836, an early music hall for vaudeville and burlesque, called the Apollo Saloon, was added, but by 1848 the gardens were closed.

Public bathing

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The site has since been used for the County Court and a public baths.

The Iron Bridge

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(The first was The Iron Bridge.) This was designed by Thomas Paine, better known as the author of the revolutionary best-seller Rights of Man.

Rights of Man

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(The first was The Iron Bridge.) This was designed by Thomas Paine, better known as the author of the revolutionary best-seller Rights of Man.

Sheffield

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He had gained a patent for this in 1788 and Walkers, who had an ironworks in Sheffield, agreed to construct it.

Schuylkill River

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The original design of 250 ft – to span the Schuylkill River, Philadelphia – had been scaled down to 90 ft. Paine discussed the bridge in correspondence with Thomas Jefferson, Sir Joseph Banks, George Washington and Sir George Staunton, and entertained hopes that it might be the model for an iron bridge across the Thames as well as the Seine.

Thomas Jefferson

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The original design of 250 ft – to span the Schuylkill River, Philadelphia – had been scaled down to 90 ft. Paine discussed the bridge in correspondence with Thomas Jefferson, Sir Joseph Banks, George Washington and Sir George Staunton, and entertained hopes that it might be the model for an iron bridge across the Thames as well as the Seine.

Joseph Banks

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The original design of 250 ft – to span the Schuylkill River, Philadelphia – had been scaled down to 90 ft. Paine discussed the bridge in correspondence with Thomas Jefferson, Sir Joseph Banks, George Washington and Sir George Staunton, and entertained hopes that it might be the model for an iron bridge across the Thames as well as the Seine.

George Washington

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The original design of 250 ft – to span the Schuylkill River, Philadelphia – had been scaled down to 90 ft. Paine discussed the bridge in correspondence with Thomas Jefferson, Sir Joseph Banks, George Washington and Sir George Staunton, and entertained hopes that it might be the model for an iron bridge across the Thames as well as the Seine.

Sir George Staunton, 2nd Baronet

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The original design of 250 ft – to span the Schuylkill River, Philadelphia – had been scaled down to 90 ft. Paine discussed the bridge in correspondence with Thomas Jefferson, Sir Joseph Banks, George Washington and Sir George Staunton, and entertained hopes that it might be the model for an iron bridge across the Thames as well as the Seine.

River Thames

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The original design of 250 ft – to span the Schuylkill River, Philadelphia – had been scaled down to 90 ft. Paine discussed the bridge in correspondence with Thomas Jefferson, Sir Joseph Banks, George Washington and Sir George Staunton, and entertained hopes that it might be the model for an iron bridge across the Thames as well as the Seine.

Seine

River SeineSeine RiverSeine valley
The original design of 250 ft – to span the Schuylkill River, Philadelphia – had been scaled down to 90 ft. Paine discussed the bridge in correspondence with Thomas Jefferson, Sir Joseph Banks, George Washington and Sir George Staunton, and entertained hopes that it might be the model for an iron bridge across the Thames as well as the Seine.

River Wear

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Parts of it were then used in a bridge over the River Wear in Sunderland.