SP0467 : Sportsmans Arms (pub sign), Peakman Street

taken 7 years ago, near to Redditch, Worcestershire, Great Britain

Sportsmans Arms (pub sign), Peakman Street
Sportsmans Arms (pub sign), Peakman Street
He looks like a prize fighter of the Victorian era. Quite a number of them went on to become publicans, once they had retired from the ring. Here's a link to a description of a London sporting public house of the 1850's:- LinkExternal link

It would be interesting to know if this pub has always had this name, and the origins of its sign.

SP0467 : Sportsmans Arms (1), Peakman Street.
SP0467 : Sportsmans Arms (2), Peakman Street.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 July, 2010   (more nearby)
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Friday, 9 July, 2010
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Pub sign   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 042 676 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:18.4008N 1:56.3542W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 042 676
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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