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This is The Royal Vaults pub at the top of Cross Cheaping, from there towards the camera is Broadgate.

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A closer view makes it easier to see the “CELEBRATED BURTON ALES” sign. Walking to the right at that sign would, in a few yards, bring you out into the Spicerstoke area with the top of Butcher Row at your left.

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In the Spicerstoke with the Derby Lane entrance at the left and in front, to the right, the rest of that “CELEBRATED BURTON ALES” sign.

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This view, above, gives a better angle into the passage. The much older engraving, below, reveals even more, showing a view inside the passage and a building that seems to be on the corner of Butcher Row/ Spicerstoke.

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Below, the red line shows the present day ground position of the side of the Royal Vaults pub, next to what is now Primark (if i’d used a 2015 shot from this position the shopping centre would be blocking the view). To the right of the line would have been the top of Butcher Row.

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The pub’s names over its existance were:

The Board

The Board Vaults

Spirit Vaults

Royal Hotel

Royal Vaults

Royal Wine and Spirits Vaults

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