SP8201 : The Pink & Lily, Parslow's Hillock

taken 8 years ago, near to Loosley Row, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

The Pink & Lily, Parslow's Hillock
The Pink & Lily, Parslow's Hillock
Situated in Pink Road, this hostelry was originally a family home dating from the 1700's. It then became a hostelry in the early 19th Century, being named after Mr Pink, a butler at Hampden House, and Miss Lillie, a chambermaid. Rupert Brooke and his friends used to stay there for short holidays before the Great War, and he wrote poetry there which is now preserved. Sadly, he died as a soldier in 1915 during that War on the Greek island of Skyros at the age of 27. The postcode of this pub is HP27 0RJ.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 11 June, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 15 January, 2010
Category
Public house > Public house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 827 018 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:42.5634N 0:48.2699W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 826 018
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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