The Star, 49 Westgate - Bradford, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 53° 47.747 W 001° 45.523
30U E 581761 N 5961515
Quick Description: Although the modern sign shows a singer on the stage, the date stone has a carved star on it.
Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/31/2011 12:37:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMAMXH
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree
Views: 1

Long Description:
The singer looks like he is a song and dance man appearing in a vaudeville show.

However high up on the building is a date stone from 1897 with a carved star on it.

I don’t know whether the carved star was there because the pub was always called the star, or whether the star inspired a change of name. However the star as a pub name often refers to the Star of Bethlehem. If that was the original inspiration then it would be appropriate to have the star high up on the building.
Name of Artist: Not listed

Date of current sign: Not listed

Date of first pub on site: Not listed

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