2012

SD8502 : The New White Lion, Blackley, Manchester

taken 12 years ago, near to Harpurhey, Manchester, England

The New White Lion, Blackley, Manchester
The New White Lion, Blackley, Manchester
Whilst clicking around to see if there was any truth in this statement, I found a local history blog where someone says that this plaque was placed there as a joke by a local car dealer in the late 80s or early 90s. Apparently, when the landlord of the pub was on holiday his mate Richard Turpin would look after it for him!

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Geographical Context: Sport, Leisure Suburb, Urban fringe Derelict, Disused other tags: Manchester Blackley The New White Lion Pub Dick Turpin Highwayman Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · New White Lion [6] · Landlord of the Pub was on Holiday [2] Title Clusters: · The New White Lion, Blackley, Manchester [2] ·
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SD8502, 71 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Tricia Neal   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 24 October, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 26 November, 2013
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8575 0291 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.3597N 2:12.9843W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8580 0290
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