Flora Tea Gardens and Skittle Alley

place and tea garden

Aged unknown

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Nick Harrison on Flickr

The Swan is the last relic of Flora Tea Gardens and Skittle Alley and stood on this site for over 300 years. The first documented evidence of a licensed Inn keeper is on a licensed victualler list for 1721. As a coaching Inn it is reputed to have been the final drinking place for victims of the gibbet of Tyburn Gallows which we now know as Marble Arch. Claude Duval the famous highwayman who was very active on the London to Edinburgh Road is alleged to have had his final drink here before being hanged at Tyburn in 1670

66 Bayswater Road, London, United Kingdom where it sited