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- This Inn is Made From Tall Ship Timbers
This Inn is Made From Tall Ship Timbers
A fully illustrated talk and Q&A session, presented by buildings archaeologist James Wright.
This talk was originally given live via Zoom on Saturday 15 August, 2020
Everyone has, in their time, undoubtedly visited a historic pub which claims that it is so old that it is constructed from timbers reclaimed from a sunken vessel from the Battle of the Spanish Armada. Or Trafalgar. But are any of these stories true? Just what it the fact and the fiction in pub folklore of this nature? Buildings expert James Wright unpicks the stories and details the evidence.
Running time approx. 1 hour 40 minutes with Q&A.