TF4609 : The Friendship Inn (Robin Hood) - Public Houses, Inns and Taverns of Wisbech

taken 4 years ago, near to Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

The Friendship Inn (Robin Hood) - Public Houses, Inns and Taverns of Wisbech
The Friendship Inn (Robin Hood) - Public Houses, Inns and Taverns of Wisbech
This building was once The Friendship Inn at 48 The Market Place, Wisbech, viewed here from Little Church Street. The photographer remembers this inn before it closed. It is now a branch of Corals bookmakers. This inn was called The Robin Hood until 1897.
For an old photo viewed from The Market Place see LinkExternal link
THE INNS, TAVERNS, PUBLIC HOUSES AND HOTELS OF WISBECH, CAMBS
A photographic survey started in 2016

I am attempting to locate and photograph all of the inns, tavern, pubs, bars, beer houses and hotels that ever existed in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. There are about 160 names in total which will fall into 3 categories:-
1 - Those still trading
2 - Those closed but the buildings are still standing
3 - The site/area of those demolished and lost forever

Some of them changed names over the years so I estimate there are about 145 sites to locate.

I hope to find all the hostelries in a book titled “The Inns and Taverns of Wisbech” written in 1950 by Mr A A Oldham who lived in Wisbech and which was subsequently republished in 1979 by Cambridgeshire Libraries. Although very comprehensively and painstakingly researched and documented (without the help of the internet) the book only contains photographs of 4 hostelries.
I will also photograph any additional hostelries that have opened after 1950 or any AA Oldham did not record.
I intend to find old photographs, maps or documentary proof of the existence and location of any establishment previously unknown to me and also record those I have frequented as a customer.

Please feel free to contact me if you believe any of the information is incorrect or you have additional information I could use.

You are free to reuse any photographs or information that is my copyright as long as you acknowledge the copyright as explained on the Geograph website. A link to the website would also be appreciated.

Total photographed and recorded as at 22nd July 2019 is 95
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Date Taken
Monday, 11 January, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 11 January, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services 
Former (from Tags)
Tavern 
Closed (from Tags)
Public House 
Primary Subject of Photo
Inn 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 4629 0966 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:39.8953N 0:9.7061E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 4630 0966
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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