TL4658 : The Dobblers Inn, Sturton Street

taken 2 years ago, near to Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

The Dobblers Inn, Sturton Street
The Dobblers Inn, Sturton Street
According to the Dobblers Inn's own website [LinkExternal link], the pub's name may relate to an old local area called 'Dobblers Hole' which is located roughly in the Beehive / St Matthews Gardens area just behind Sturton Street.

Apparently "some older residents could remember a colourful and eccentric character called Dobbler who kept a large rag and bone yard, renowned for unusual items"; which may be the origin of the pub's sign design.

"A Dobbler" has also become a slang term, "as a person with low standards who lacks motivation" or "someone who consumes other peoples' food and drinks before their own".
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 19 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 21 April, 2017
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Business, Retail, Services  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Public House 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4632 5851 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:12.3238N 0:8.3898E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4631 5852
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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