SU2432 : The Lion's Head, The Common

taken 1 year ago, near to The Common, Wiltshire, Great Britain

The Lion's Head, The Common
The Lion's Head, The Common
The pub reputedly owes its name to an incident in 1816 when the Exeter to London mail coach was attacked by a lioness which had escaped from the Ballard's travelling menagerie which had stopped for the night on the nearby Salisbury Plain. As the attack happened, the terrified postal workers fled to the pub and barricaded themselves inside (LinkExternal link The Mail on line).
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Date Taken
Saturday, 15 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 19 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Business, Retail, Services 
Camera (from Tags)
IPhone SE 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 246 326 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:5.5420N 1:39.0066W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 245 326
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Pub  Public House  Inn  Village Pub 

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