From fish to fine ale on Fossgate

1898 building
Fossgate has many handsome buildings. Here’s one of them. Its fancy frontage is lavishly adorned, topped with an eagle, and proudly proclaims that the building dates from 1898. I’ve taken photos of it several times over the years. But … More …

Lost Layerthorpe

1930s pub

Memories of the Layerthorpe area and its terraced streets, and the John Bull. Including a YouTube video about the pub and the campaign to save it. It also records a lost landscape in its wider views of the street and surrounding area – note the gasometer.

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Bay Horse, Marygate

3 February 2009

Bay Horse Marygate – reopened

Hurrah, I’ve found a recently abandoned late Victorian building that has escaped being either demolished or turned into apartments (I am tired of typing the A word.) Better still, it’s a pub. A recently reopened … More …