TL0449 : The PIlgrim's Progress pub, Bedford

taken 7 years ago, near to Bedford, Bedfordshire, Great Britain

The PIlgrim's Progress pub, Bedford
The PIlgrim's Progress pub, Bedford
JD Wetherspoons pub named after the book by John Bunyan who was born in 1628 at Elstow near Bedford and lived most of his life in and around Bedford LinkExternal link
Wetherspoon
Founded in 1979 by Tim Martin, Wetherspoon is a large chain of pubs with over 1000 pubs [2018] 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
Wednesday, 16 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 16 May, 2012
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Bedford 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 04712 49708 [1m precision]
WGS84: 52:8.1456N 0:28.2896W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 04716 49750
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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