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Red Lion, 58 High Street, SITTINGBOURNE... was this the pub that .."
On monday 24 june 1650 J Evelyn by coach left Dover at 4 am for Canterbury then on to Gravesend dining at Sittingburne arriving late at Gravesend then on to Depford arriving 4 am next morning'
The building itself dates back several centuries and the pub was originally a coaching inn with stables to the rear accessed via the cobbled alley to the pub's side.
has a modern photo.

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