SU1484 : The Glue Pot, Swindon

taken 4 years ago, near to Swindon, Great Britain

The Glue Pot, Swindon
The Glue Pot, Swindon
A Hop Back Brewery pub on the corner of Emlyn Square and Reading Street, in the Railway Village built by the Great Western Railway in the mid 19th century to house its employees near its main railway works. The pub got its name from the railway coachbuilders (in the era when coaches were wooden) who brought their gluepots with them when they took their breaks. They put their pots on the pub's central stove to keep them hot.
The stove and the coachbuilders are both long gone. LinkExternal link to a view of the name sign.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Jaggery and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SU1484, 662 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 15 March, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 17 March, 2015
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 1461 8478 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:33.7028N 1:47.4381W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 1461 8477
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+

Other Tags
Pub 

Click a tag, to view other nearby images.

Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 23 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · Geograph Coverage Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register