2016

NU1813 : The Dirty Bottles, Alnwick

taken 8 years ago, near to Alnwick, Northumberland, England

The Dirty Bottles, Alnwick
The Dirty Bottles, Alnwick
Now called the 'Dirty Bottles', the original inn was called 'The Cross' but in 1725 the landlord died of a heart attack while cleaning the front window. Believing it to be cursed the window was shuttered and never (supposedly) reopened. The state of the window gave rise to the name 'Dirty Bottles'. For a view of the plaque refer to picture NU1813 : The Dirty Bottles Plaque, Alnwick.

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This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Cross [20] · Dirty Bottles [10] Other Photos: · The window of the Dirty Bottles, Alnwick Title Clusters: · The Dirty Bottles, Alnwick [2] ·
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NU1813, 728 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Len Williams   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 28 May, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 13 June, 2016
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 1860 1337 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:24.8342N 1:42.4656W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 1859 1336
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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