Saturday, 3 November 2012

Pub Signs in Oxford

In addition to its magnificent buildings Oxford has some interesting pub signs, here are but a few.

                            The Grapes is the sole surviving Victorian pub in Oxford city centre

                                  The Chequers - pub with interior dating from the 1500's

                                 The Punter - old pub sat on the banks of the river Thames
Morland was a brewery in Abingdon. They first brewed in West Ilsley in 1711. It was purchased and closed by Greene King in 2000; and production of the Morland beers was moved to their brewery in Bury St. Edmunds in Suffolk.

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