NY4055 : The Jester, formerly Earl Grey

taken 10 years ago, near to Carlisle, Cumbria, Great Britain

The Jester,  formerly Earl Grey
The Jester, formerly Earl Grey
This pub at the south end of Botchergate opened in 1935 as the Earl Grey, to replace an older establishment of the same name. Since then it has had several identities, and is now closed and up for sale. The architect was Harry Redfern, who designed many pubs for the Carlisle State Management Scheme.

Near the pavement at the side of the building, on Rydal street, are the painted letters "EWS". This dates from World War ll, and stands for "Emergency Water Supply", to be used by firefighters if the main supply was damaged. LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Thursday, 3 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 9 January, 2008
Category
Public house (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4062 5534 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:53.3555N 2:55.6341W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4060 5533
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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