DOWNING STREET (HAMPDEN HOUSE) "...Downing Street occupies the site of Hampden House, demolished towards the end of Charles II's reign. As regards the earlier history of this site...it was formerly occupied by a brewhouse, belonging to the Abbey of Abingdon, called The Axe." The Axe and Gate as the tavern became known was where the first gin cocktail was made in 1798.
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