Findings Pavement Trail (Birmingham) - Letter C
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sparks68
N 52° 29.029 W 001° 54.383
30U E 574263 N 5815413
Letter C - A collection of pavement slabs that run from Newhall Street to Frederick Street, each one refers to a part of the history of Birmingham.
Waymark Code: WM837H
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 01/19/2010
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Letter C

'Cheers To The Crown and Anchor'

Birmingham Jewellery Quarter Findings Trail, designed by Laura Potter.

Beer Bottle Tops:Along Newhall Street, between Charlotte Street and Lionel Street, outside the Assay Offices.
This refers to the Crown and Anchor Tavern in the Strand, London, where Matthew Boulton stayed in the late 1700's. He is believed to have taken the symbol of the Anchor which became the hallmarking symbol used by the Assay Office in BIrmingham.
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