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Pub Sign Studies – The art and history behind the pub sign

 

Illustrated features on pub signs – their meaning and history. A pub by pub study of pub and inn signs in Greater Manchester and beyond. Listed in alphabetical order by pub name.

 

NOTE The star rating refers to the quality of the inn-sign not to the quality of the pub or its beer, staff, customers, etc.

 

                                    MANCHESTER CITY CENTRE

 

INTRODUCTION TO MANCHESTER PUB SIGNS The White Lion 

 

THE APE AND APPLE John Dalton Street *****

THE BLUE PARROT   Portland Street *

 

THE CIRCUS TAVERN  –Portland Street   *****

 

THE DUCIE BRIDGE – Corporation Street ***

 

 

THE FAMOUS PADDY’S GOOSE Bloom Street  ***

 

GULLIVERS – MANCHESTER Oldham Street ****

 

LORD NELSON – Newton Street ****

 

THE NORTHERN Tib Street *

THE OLD MONKEY  Portland Street *****

THE OLD NAG’S HEAD Jackson’s Row *

 

THE OLD WELLINGTON INN  Exchange Square *****

 

THE OX  - Liverpool Street *****

 

THE PICCADILLY– Piccadilly *****

 

SINCLAIR’S OYSTER BAR– Exchange Square *****

 

THE WHITE LION– Liverpool Road  (see INTRODUCTION, above) ****

 

                                                            BOLTON

 

THE OLD MAN AND SCYTHE – BOLTON *****  

 

 

Bredbury

 

The Traveller’s Call *****

 

CHEETHAM HILL

 

THE EMPRESS  Cheetham Hill Road  *****

 

                                                CHORLTON CUM HARDY

The Horse And Jockey Chorlton *****

Droylsdon

 

 

Pig On The Wall *****

                                                HEYWOOD

 

 

THE EDWIN WAUGH – HEYWOOD *****

 

 

OLDHAM     

THE DRUID’S ARMS – OLDHAM *****

 

THE FRIENDSHIP INN – WERNETH OLDHAM  Oldham Road *****

 

LAST ORDERS – Various locations *

 

                                                MIDDLETON

 

The Olde Boar’s Head – Middleton ***

 

                                                MOSTON

 

The Bricklayers Arms – Moston *****

 

THE MOWERS ARMS – MOSTON ***

 

                                                ROYTON

 

HOPE AND ANCHOR – ROYTON *****

 

SALFORD

 

THE BLACK FRIAR Blackfriar’s Street *****

 

THE BLUE LION – Salford Museum, Queen’s Park *****

 

THE MARK ADDY  Stanley Street *

 

                                    STALYBRIDGE

 

THE HARE AND HOUNDS STALYBRIDGE *

 

THE OLD THIRTEENTH CHESHIRE ASTLEY VOLUNTEER RIFLEMAN CORPS INN. *****

Q ****

 

                                    STOCKPORT

 

THE BAKER’S VAULTS, STOCKPORT ****

 

                                    WHITEFIELD

 

THE FRIGATE Thatch Leach Lane *****

 

                                    WITHINGTON

 

THE ORION *****

 

 

                                    OUTSIDE GREATER MANCHESTER

 

                                                CHESHIRE

 

 

THE SWAN WITH TWO NICKS  Little Bollington, Dunham Massey *****

 

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