SY6778 : The Swan

taken 4 years ago, near to Weymouth, Dorset, Great Britain

The Swan
The Swan
Founded in 1979 by Tim Martin, Wetherspoon is a large chain of pubs with almost 800 pubs around the UK, run by JD Wetherspoon plc.

Unlike other large chains, Wetherspoon do not operate their own brewery.

Wetherspoon are known for not playing any music.

According to the company website, the name Wetherspoon came from one of Martin's teachers in New Zealand, while the initials are those of Sheriff J D Hogg from 'The Dukes of Hazzard' TV series.

Wetherspoon also run Lloyd's N 1 Bars which play music.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 June, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 17 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 6789 7883 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:36.4977N 2:27.3086W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 6788 7883
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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