TM5076 : Southwold Jack

taken 6 years ago, near to Southwold, Suffolk, Great Britain

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Southwold Jack
Southwold Jack
On the wall of TM5076 : Adnams Sole Bay Brewery, Southwold.

Southwold Jack is a famous icon of Southwold. He is a ‘Clock Jack’ who resides in St. Edmund’s Church in Southwold. Named ‘Jack the Smiter’, he stands 4 feet 4 inches tall and is constructed of painted wood. His armour is that of a soldier from the Wars of the Roses in the 1400s. His role was to strike the hours on the church bell with his battleaxe.

Southwold Jack, has been used as a trademark for Adnams Brewery since 1912 and this replica sits on the wall of their Sole Bay Brewery.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 12 August, 2013
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 5085 7625 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:19.6172N 1:40.7999E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 5086 7626
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Nineteenth Century  19th Century  Victorian  Brewery 

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