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Anchor - High Street, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, UK.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member HitchinLookers
N 51° 59.715 W 002° 09.386
30U E 557917 N 5760845
Quick Description: The anchor is a common symbol of a seafaring nature that is often used on inland pubs.
Location: South West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/27/2011 10:09:34 PM
Waymark Code: WMAM2J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
Views: 4

Long Description:
When used by the sea, the anchor may have been used in order to try to attract sailors as customers. Inland however, it is more likely that the landlord was an ex-mariner. If located near a church, particularly one dedicated to St Paul, it could be a reference to his words "We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul...."

Altenatively, it COULD be a variant of "Anker" a measure of eight and a half gallons.
Name of Artist: Not known.

Date of current sign: Not known.

Date of first pub on site: 1774?

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