Some­thing to mews on

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• Most mews houses had a tun­nel un­der the gar­den that con­nected with the base­ment of the house they ser­viced, so that ser­vants could slip in and out without be­ing no­ticed • The ma­jor­ity were orig­i­nally built without win­dows at the back, to avoid the peek­ing eyes of ser­vants • There are more mews in the City of West­min­ster (195) than any other Lon­don bor­ough • Lon­don’s long­est mews is Pavil­ion Road, Chelsea, at just over 900 yards • Bruce Reynolds is said to have planned the Great Train Rob­bery in a pub in Bel­grave Mews West, Knights­bridge

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