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Britain's final Frost Fair began on 1 February 1814 and, like the preceding Frost Fairs, it was held on the frozen Thames River in London. The river was frozen so solidly that with herds of donkeys were led out onto the frozen waterway for donkey rides and market sales, and lamb was roasted on the ice, with its meat sold as "Lapland Mutton".

After this event, winters did not become so cold again. When the new London Bridge was built, it had fewer supporting piers, which allowed the water to flow more freely. Therefore the Thames did not freeze over enough to allow crowds of thousands to wander about on its surface.

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Q: Where did the last Victorian Frost Fair in 1814 take place?
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Where did the last Victorian frost fair take place?

The last Victorian frost fair took place on the River Thames in London in February 1895. The freezing temperatures allowed the river to completely freeze over, creating an opportunity for a winter festival with booths, entertainment, and activities on the ice.

The last Victorian frost fair was in 1814. where did it take place?

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