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The Yacht Tavern
The Yacht Tavern, with Tracey’s and Corbett’s boats to let.
Part of the Greenwich Local History Library collection.

This is what Albert saw, looking the other way (downstream). Taken from the path in front of the Trafalgar, this photograph shows the Yacht, the Three Crowns and the Crown and Sceptre. Beyond the Crown and Sceptre are the triple rooftops of the London County Council stables. Built on the site of Crowley House, a once magnificent Jacobean mansion, the stables were soon to be demolished so that the enormous generating station could be built in 1906 to supply power to the new electric trams. Boats were made and mended along this stretch of shore, as well as hired out.

Unique ID:
H2862
Creator: Unknown Potogapher
Date: c.1890
Copyright: Out of Copyright

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