2022

TR3570 : The Mechanical Elephant

taken 2 years ago, near to Margate, Kent, England

The Mechanical Elephant
The Mechanical Elephant
Founded in 1979 by Tim Martin, Wetherspoon is a large chain of pubs with over 1000 pubs [2018] around the UK, run by JD Wetherspoon plc.

Unlike other large chains, Wetherspoon do not operate their own brewery.

Wetherspoon are known for not playing any music.

According to the company website, the name Wetherspoon came from one of Martin's teachers in New Zealand, while the initials are those of Sheriff J D Hogg from 'The Dukes of Hazzard' TV series.

Wetherspoon also run Lloyd's N 1 Bars which play music.

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TR3570, 454 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
N Chadwick   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 15 June, 2022   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 April, 2024
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 3506 7069 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:23.1926N 1:22.6184E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 3507 7073
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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