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Fun with photos up in the Horse Shoe

  • BCA - 2020.2433
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  • 1999

These two pictures were taken in the Horse Shoe, licencee Alan Clarke, probably in 1999. Ted Poole is in one picture but the other one shows fun had with pictures and captions.

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Horse Fair outside Horse Shoe pre 1925

  • BCA - 2022.3441
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  • 2022

Photograph of the Horse Fair looking west down Bridge Street. Percy Hughes was the licensee and he also had the butcher's shop next to the Horse Shoe inn. There was a devastating fire at the inn in 1925 and the building was gutted and rebuilt in its present position. Note the window protection of hurdles to stop the horses putting their heads through the glass. White discs on the horses' rumps show they have been sold. There is a large group of horses tethered outside the high wall that faces Church View. Note the car outside the butchers shop.

Nik Stanbridge

Horse Fair outside Horse Shoe pub (pre 1925)

  • BCA - 2022.3452
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  • 2022

Scene of the horse fair in Bridge Street outside the Horse Shoe Inn and Percy Hughes' butchers shop. It must have been taken before 1925 because the Horse Shoe was gutted by fire that year. Hurdles placed over the ground floor windows were to stop the horses from sticking their heads through the windows. Horses with a white spot on their rumps have been sold.

Nik Stanbridge

img368 J Clark butcher, Horse Shoe, Horse Fair

  • BCA - 2022.3426
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  • 2022

Scene of the horse fair in Bridge Street outside the Horse Shoe Inn and the butchers shop run by J Clark. It must have been taken well before 1925 because the Horse Shoe was gutted by fire that year and in 1925 it was owned by Percy Hughes who also had the butchers shop with his name over the door and on the east side of the building. Hurdles placed over the ground floor windows were to stop the horses from sticking their heads through the windows. Horses with a white spot on their rumps have been sold.

Nik Stanbridge

Spring Bank Holiday weekend 2004

  • BCA - 2020.2421
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  • 2004

These pictures taken at the May Bank Holiday 2004 by Bob West were mostly at the Horse Shoe Inn and the last few at the home of Dave and Liz Rose.

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