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gilly
Mon, 17 Aug 2009, 14:42.
This was known as The Glass Barrel.A name that was later used by Bass,after a competition to rename the Northern Union in the late 80's.The building was demolished in the early 70's Link to Pub
gilly
Mon, 17 Aug 2009, 14:38.
Currently a car spares wholesaler.The pub is considerably older than it looks with the outer 'skin' being rebuilt in the 60's.Originally a coaching house.Link to Pub
gilly
Mon, 17 Aug 2009, 14:36.
The last landlord was Harry Marsh who went on to become the last landlord of the Stanley before retiring on it's closureLink to Pub
gilly
Mon, 17 Aug 2009, 14:33.
Renovated as the Whitehouse in the late 70's Link to Pub
gilly
Mon, 17 Aug 2009, 14:30.
Rebuilt circa 1962.Badly damaged by fire in 2008,renovated as The Park in June 2009Link to Pub
gilly
Mon, 17 Aug 2009, 14:28.
Originally built by Burtonwood brewery,1 of an handful of their pubs in the townLink to Pub
gilly
Mon, 17 Aug 2009, 14:25.
Originally called The Starting Gate,this was at one time one of only two Bass Charrington houses in the town.The other being the Northern Union aka Glass BarrelLink to Pub
gilly
Mon, 17 Aug 2009, 14:23.
Flex started it's life as the Transport club built in the mid 60's to replace the original wooden busmans clubLink to Pub
gilly
Mon, 17 Aug 2009, 14:21.
The Roundhouse as it is known is now called the Last Post and is currently(Aug 2009)owned by professional boxer Martin MurrayLink to Pub
gilly
Mon, 17 Aug 2009, 14:19.
Known locally as the Top NogsLink to Pub
gilly
Mon, 17 Aug 2009, 14:18.
A Tetley house,1 of the few in the townLink to Pub
gilly
Mon, 17 Aug 2009, 14:16.
Originally a beer house standing opposite the Albion still open in 1901Link to Pub
gilly
Mon, 17 Aug 2009, 14:13.
Formally the Nat West bank turned into a pub called The Bank when Nat West moved to their present locationLink to Pub
gilly
Mon, 17 Aug 2009, 14:10.
Quite by accident the Bridge featured on Granada tv in the early 70's.A St helens lad had a bounty put on his head for his graffiti,especially in the subway leading to the Bridge.Bob Greaves did a report using the pub as a back drop,little did he know the landlord's son was the infamous Jedder!Link to Pub
gilly
Mon, 17 Aug 2009, 8:20.
Basically 2 terraced houses. For many years had no spirit licence because it didn't have seperate toilets. Last owners were Jimmy and Aggie CarrLink to Pub

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