2006

SP7005 : The Spread Eagle Hotel, Thame

taken 18 years ago, near to Thame, Oxfordshire, England

The Spread Eagle Hotel, Thame
The Spread Eagle Hotel, Thame
The Spread Eagle was made famous in the twenties by its innkeeper, John Fothergill. During his idiosyncratic occupancy many famous people came to stay, such as H.G.Wells. Fothergill wrote of his time here in the book "Diary of an Innkeeper".
See also SP7005 : Spread Eagle frontage. & SP7005 : Spread Eagle Sign

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Category: Accommodation > Hotel
This photo is linked from: Articles: · WW1 Great War Centenary - Drill Halls Automatic Clusters: · Spread Eagle [9] · John Fothergill [3] Other Photos: · Spread Eagle frontage. · Spread Eagle Sign ·
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SP7005, 168 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Rob Farrow   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 16 September, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 25 September, 2006
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 706 058 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:44.7876N 0:58.7273W
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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