TF0307 : Tobie Norris

taken 3 years ago, near to Stamford, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Tobie Norris
Tobie Norris
This is the former home of Tobie Norris, and behind it was the bell foundry for which he was famous. Parts of the building date back to 1280

Tobias Norris (1586-1626) set up a bell foundry here in 1617, and his son Thomas and grandson Toby carried on the same trade from here until 1689. The home of the Royal Air Forces Association for most of the 20th century, it became a pub called "The Tobie Norris" in 2007. And a very fine one too.


A history of the building can be found here: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Saturday, 20 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 20 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Former (from Tags)
Bell Foundry 
Primary Subject of Photo
Public House 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 0322 0729 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:39.2115N 0:28.5334W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 0323 0728
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Restaurant  Public House & Restaurant 

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