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The Graving Dock Tavern

The Graving Dock Tavern, 353 North Woolwich Road, Borough of Newham, London E16, 2012 • A graving dock is a dry dock for working on ships’ hulls – but it’s been a long time since these docks worked at all. According to the history here there was a pub on this spot since 1867. This one was built in 1960, and Google Street View shows it still derelict in 2014.

The Graving Dock Tavern

The Graving Dock Tavern

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