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Dockrill / Robin’s coffee house

History of Dockrill's Coffee House

Dockrill’s or Robin’s was one of nine licensed coffee houses at the heigh-day of that establishment in 1760.

Coffee Houses of Cambridge

For more detailed information about coffee houses in Cambridge see the excavation report of the Cambridge Archaeological Unit:

Dockrill’s establishment was celebrated by an anonymous writer in his poem, A Day in Vacation at College, 1751:

Extract from A Day in Vacation at College, Anon 1751


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