Old inns of Bristol
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Published by John Wright & Sons in Bristol .
Written in English


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Statementwritten and illustrated by C.F.W. Dening.
The Physical Object
Pagination154p. :
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19279646M

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Located just outside of Bristol in North Somerset, The Angel Inn offers accommodation with free WiFi. The property has a bar, as well as a restaurant serving British cuisine. The inn has a garden and provides a sun terrace. A lovely old Inn. Great nights sleep on a very comfortable bed. Excellent food. Very welcoming. Will stay again when in. Old Inns of Bristol is a guide to the historic pubs in the city. First published in , the original book is reproduced here, along with an updated preface by local writer and broadcaster Maurice : C.F.W Dening, Maurice Fells. Bristol’s Historic Inns by Helen Eason This is described as the most comprehensive study of the subject since Dening’s long out-of-print Old Inns of Bristol. It strikes me as an excellent companion to Dening’s book as it describes the social and historical details of the pub as well as the internal layout. The old coaching inns can be identified by the large arched entrance leading to a courtyard. Inns, alehouses, pubs, taverns, hostelries, call them what you will, but there are not many really old ones to be found in Bristol itself.

  THE oldest licensed premises in Bristol is on the site of The Rummer pub in the High Street. It dates back to when it was known as the Green Lattis. The Full Moon in Stokes Croft and The Shakespeare in Victoria Street are also ancient inns but The Hatchet, dated , comes a close third, even ahead of King Street's historic Llandoger : 21K. A record of pubs and publicans from the midth to the midth century, gleaned from local trade directories and census returns. Includes a selection of old photographs. Old Houses And Tolley's Bank , Bristol Ref. Tennis Courts, Portway And Avon Gorge c, Bristol Ref. B St James Barton c, Bristol Ref. B   The Rummer Hotel's year-old site makes it a contender for oldest pub. A contentious addition as the inn has stood and worked as a public house, probably continuously, on .

A place to share your photos, stories and memories of Bristol This is no way a "rival" or "spin off" of Bristol Then & Now. THE BRISTOL POLL-BOOK: Being a List of the Freeholders and Freemen, Who voted at the General Election for Members to serve in Parliament for the City and County of Bristol, (Began at the Guildhall of the said City Wednesday the 17th of April, and ended Wednesday the 18th of May following) before Henry Bright and Thomas Harris, Esqrs. The Hatchet Inn. The Hatchet Inn is allegedly the oldest pub Bristol, and has heaps of history to back up that claim. Having held a licence since , the building played host to a range of blood sports including bare knuckle boxing (a homage to which can be seen on the wall of the pub from the garden), dog fighting, cock fighting and a rat pit. Bristol historic hotels put you near where all the momentous events in the area occurred, and where the old, vintage buildings stand. When you book a room at one of the historical hotels in Bristol, you’ll experience the past come alive. Visit all the famous landmarks nearby and snap a .