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Colnbrook

Colnbrook is a village in the unitary authority of Slough, in the south of England, west of London.

Coaching inns were the village's main industry. In 1106 the first one was founded, named "The Hospice" (now the Ostrich Inn). By 1577 colnbrook had no fewer than ten coaching inns. One 17th century landlord installed a trap door in one of his rooms, and 60 of his richer clients were dropped into a vat of boiling water.



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