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Sanger’s Amphitheatre (late Astley’s),
Westminster-bridge-road, near Westminster-bridge.
A theatre and hippodrome on the Surrey side, about a couple of hundred yards from Westminster-bridge; formerly known as Astley’s, now in the hands of Messrs. Sanger, who have introduced a large menagerie element into the performances. NEAREST Railway Station, Westminster-bridge Omnibus Route, Westminster-bridge-road.
Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879