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The Bridge Inn (May 2017)

jones-y-gog

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According to a report in August 2018 there were 18 pubs closing in the UK every week with 476 closures in the first 6 months of that year. It's a sobering (sorry) thought for someone like me who appreciates an ale or six in a nice hostelry. 

There are records showing The Bridge Inn here going back to around 1875 although how far back it dates is unclear. It closed permanently in 2013 and planning permission was given for change of use. I had the feeling that work was starting on redeveloping it when I was there. 

The Welsh name is Tafarn Y Bont - I wouldn't say there's anything that makes it distinctly Welsh - but its a good example of a traditional British pub which still has a few old features. It was nice that it seemed pretty untouched in the years since it closed.  

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Proper old school wooden bar :)  

Did you sample any of those spirits? Looked alreet to me :D  

 
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Proper old school wooden bar :)  

Did you sample any of those spirits? Looked alreet to me :D  
Haha It would have been an interesting cocktail for sure ?

 

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That's a really nice place, I also like your detail shots very much.

 
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